Who are We?

We are an alliance of collectives learning by doing what we want to learn with someone doing it


  • Indigenous young men and women learn how to get dignity and income, by doing something useful for their communities.
    • Regenerating forests to cultivate cacao and transform it
    • Using artistic expressions –painting, dancing, performing, singing…- for communal purposes
    • Producing alternative remedies and applying ways of healing that combine traditions and contemporary techniques
    • Using radio, video, social networks and other means to share what they have learned and give public voice and presence to others
    • Cultivating in the cities and organizing communal exchange of surpluses
    • Conceiving and organizing the substitution of junk for real food
    • Contributing to self-sufficiency in food and water
    • Among many other activities
  • Learning in small groups how to construct autonomous ways of life, socially just, environmentally sensible and economically feasible
    • Reformulating ‘needs’ and ‘desires’
    • Abandoning tools and technologies distracting from or destructive of personal relatedness
    • Recovering verbs (eating, healing, learning, settling, enjoying…) instead of nouns creating dependence (food, health, education, shelter, entertainment…) through specific practices
    • Dismantling hierarchies in daily life
  • Learning collectively how to understand the current mess and create alternatives
    • Through study groups and seminars, which include the exchange of experiences
      • Beyond patriarchy
      • The freedom to learn and the critique of education
      • The path and challenges of the intercultural dialogue
      • The critique of constituted knowledge and the insurrection of subjugated knowledge
    • Through virtual seminars, involving collectives in several cities and countries, to explore and formulate alternative political horizons
    • Through workshops, encounters and special events, on specific themes like water, food, settling, healing…
  • Participating and supporting local and national social movements

Correo electrónico: contactounitierra@gmail.com

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