IDEX rallied at the historic People’s Climate March on October 21st in New York City with our partners Desmond D’Sa from SDCEA in South Africa, Jorge Santiago from DESMI in Mexico, and Srijana Poudel from WACN in Nepal. Below you can see photos from this powerful call for environmental justice.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014 For media inquiries, please contact: Solome Lemma (AiD)- 917-426-4540, email@example.com Rajasvini Bhansali (IDEX)- 415-824-8384 ext 101, firstname.lastname@example.org (San Francisco, CA, September 17, 2014) — The International Development Exchange (IDEX) and Africans in the Diaspora (AiD) are pleased to announce a new partnership that aims to strengthen diaspora investments in […]
“Off the Greed” will convene the world’s leading figures in the movement for alternative economic models. These speakers showcase a remarkable diversity of perspectives, experience and solutions to the problems of unjust and unsustainable economic systems. Let’s hear, in their own words, why they are working so hard to create and grow the alternatives that […]
Around the world and in our own backyard, people are looking for solutions to the pressing problems of inequality, injustice and poverty. On September 10th in Berkeley, IDEX is convening leading figures in the movement for building alternatives that work at Off the Greed: Economics from the Grassroots. Internationally, alternative economics drive much of the work […]
AFEDES (Asociación Femenina para el Desarrollo de Sacatepéquez or Women’s Association for the Development of Sacatepéquez) was founded by a group of Maya Kak’chiquel women in Guatemala seeking to improve their economic opportunities. With over 1,000 members, their most important work focuses on promoting women’s rights, civic participation, and leadership development. AFEDES, aiming to educate and empower indigenous women about their […]
Ñepi Behña (“Women of Dignity”), an IDEX partner based in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico, focuses on working with the tools that indigenous women have to better themselves and their communities in a sustainable way. Using a holistic approach, the self-guided members of the community work to build gender equality and create alternative economic opportunities through unique […]
An economy based on endless growth and ever-increasing extraction is not sustainable. Too often, economic models that only serve the bottom line have left communities bereft of resources, environments destroyed and inequality heightened. The current economic framework doesn’t value anything beyond growing profits. But alternatives exist. Communities from California to Nepal have created new economic […]Read More