What Old-School Grassroots Organizing Can Teach Us Right Now

When people get together to help each other, it works

A photo of a group of volunteers gathering lettuce to give to people waiting in line for groceries.
Volunteers at the Grace Food Pantry hand out cheese, meats, pastries, vegetables and other goods to over a thousand people who line up and wait their turn to get food during the Covid-19 crisis in Everett, Massachusetts on March 20, 2020. Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty Images