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Grassroots Newsletter

Grassroots Spring 2015

Spring 2015

Resilience: Measuring impact in human terms

Grassroots Fall 2014

Fall 2014

It Takes a Village: Community organizations respond while the world falls silent on the orphan crisis

Grassroots Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Focusing on the Foundation's partnerships with community-based organizations.

Grassroots Fall 2013

Fall 2013

SPECIAL EDITION: African Grandmothers Tribunal

Grassroots Spring 2013

Spring 2013

Reflecting on ten years of turning the tide of AIDS in Africa.

Grassroots Fall 2012

Fall 2012

ASK HER: Women experts on the frontlines of the AIDS pandemic in Africa.

Spotlight on Grassroots Spring 2012

Spring 2012

Stories of everyday success from communities on the frontlines of the AIDS pandemic.

Grassroots Fall & Winter 2011

Fall & Winter 2011

Featuring a profile of dlalanathi, an organization that works to bring healing and hope to children in South Africa affected by HIV, poverty and loss.

Spotlight on Grassroots Spring 2011

Spring 2011

Featuring an update on the African Grandmothers' Gathering of May 2010.

Grassroots Fall 2010

Fall 2010

Featuring a focus on the importance of education to girls in Africa who are infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.

Spotlight on Grassroots Spring 2010

Spring 2010

Our first issue of Spotlight on Grassroots, with a focus on The African Institute on Gender-Based Violence, HIV/AIDS and Counselling.

Grassroots Winter 2009

Winter 2009

Introducing our Dare to Remember campaign, and the work of four organizations we support in Uganda and South Africa.

Grassroots Summer 2009

Summer 2009

Featuring the work of organizations that support the children who will lead Africa out of the AIDS pandemic.

Grassroots Winter 2008

Winter 2008

Featuring our new tagline at work: how the organizations we support have moved from 'Easing the Pain' to 'Turning the Tide' of HIV/AIDS.

Grassroots Summer 2008

Summer 2008

SLF at five years: a look at some of the issues that the organizations we support have been working on.

Grassroots December 2007

December 2007

Featuring stories about women and the pandemic - the faces of AIDS in Africa.

Grassroots July 2007

July 2007

A look at the generation of orphans left behind by the AIDS pandemic in Africa.

Grassroots December 2006

December 2006

Featuring the launch of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.

Grassroots July 2005

July 2005

Featuring stories of work at the grassroots in Canada and Africa.

Grassroots June 2004

June 2004

The first edition of Grassroots, featuring stories from the frontline of the pandemic and messages from SLF Board members.


Stephen Lewis Foundation partners with TD Bank and Aeroplan in celebration of Pride June 19, 2015

The Stephen Lewis Foundation,

'Ask Her' gives African women platform to share world views May 27, 2015

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Upcoming Events

Grassroot Grannies Ride to Turn the Tide September 9, 2015

Ottawa area, Ontario

Victoria Grandmothers for Africa Cycle Tour 2015 September 11, 2015

Campbell River to Victoria, British Columbia