Sentence Examples


  • The 1969 political unrest gave way to sit-ins and teach-ins around the country as students and other individuals took part in the grassroots effort to raise awareness of many issues they found important.
  • Often through a grassroots approach with little advertisement and promotion, these hip establishments tend to grow their following through word of mouth and multi-merchandising sales.
  • Nelson was struck by the effectiveness of these teach-ins and decided to organize a massive grassroots effort of his own, to be known as Earth Day, a major environmental teach-in.
  • Community intervention at the grassroots, neighborhood level, can be an effective first step in a multifaceted approach to prevention of gang involvement.
  • A national grassroots movement, OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women, was founded more than three decades ago to improve life for older woman.