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Solidarity 2020 and Beyond

Washington, United States
Joined February 2022

Solidarity 2020 and Beyond envisions a world where people are empowered, prepared, supported and mobilized to struggle strategically and non-violently for justice, equality, dignity and rights for all



Presence in: Burundi, India, Israel, Kenya, Laos, Libya, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Uganda, United States, Western Sahara
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Disability Rights, Education, Financial Sustainability & Fundraising, Gender-based violence, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy, Women's Rights

SOLIDARITY 2020 and Beyond provides support and solidarity for grassroots activists around the world utilizing strategic nonviolent action to build campaigns and movements for change. This initiative is led by the Global Grassroots Activist Network, 150+ grassroots nonviolent action leaders from around the world working for environmental justice, land rights, women’s rights and gender justice, self-determination, indigenous and minority rights, freedom of religion, democratization, and anti-corruption. Supported by a coalition of international scholar activists, journalists, and practitioners.

The aim of the SOLIDARITY 2020 and Beyond is to work in solidarity with grassroots activists to enhance strategic nonviolent resistance training, convening and networking, psychosocial support and sharing best practices and information across and within movements. We provide interactive webinars and brainstorming sessions, participatory research and data gathering projects, resource files, a media plan that includes blogs, vlogs, online articles, and podcasts

Our Activities

To accomplish our Vision and Mission, Solidarity 2020 and Beyond seeks to be a connector and coalition builder supporting numerous projects, networking, and working group initiatives driven by the voice and requests of grassroots activists and movements. These currently include: interactive webinar series, sharing and convening meetings and presentations of grassroots activists, convenings and meetings of allies, participatory action research and data gathering, emergency funds initiative, advocacy, psycho-social models and support, resource lists, and Social Media Campaigns to include blogs, vlogs, online articles, and podcasts.

The common thread with grassroots activists we support are those waging campaigns and movements utilizing nonviolent resistance to fight for dignity, equality and human rights under international law.

People Associated With This Organization

Electra Lennartsson

United States  
Solidarity 2020 and Beyond
Joined February 2022
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Disability Rights, Education, Gender-based violence, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy, Refugees & Migrant Rights
We are a network organization that was founded shortly after the pandemic crisis started in April 2020 and as our name states, we stand in solidarity and have created a space of 150+ activists from grassroots organizations and initiatives mainly from the Global South. We have been connecting them with each other, helping with funding and submitting grant proposals, training them in nonviolence and we are also connected with what we call our organization committee comprised of scholars, academics, journalists, and psychologists.

We are contacting you because we would love to be a part of the Namati community as we would love to share resources regarding Legal Empowerment which is a huge part of what the grassroots we are in contact with are in need of right now and the need will only grow bigger.
Electra Lennartsson is the network champion (main point of contact) for Solidarity 2020 and Beyond.

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