grassroot supporters defined
[ˈgræsˈrut səˈpɔrtərz dɪˈfaɪnd]
Definition of grassroots. 2 : the basic level of society or of an organization especially as viewed in relation to higher or more centralized positions of power was losing touch with the party's grass roots.
Some of the significant examples of grassroots campaigns include some aspects of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s – 1960s, Brazil’s land ownership revolution in the 1970s. In the 1980s, the Chinese rural democracy movement and the German peace lobby.
In growing the seeds of an idea into a flourishing cause through increased participation in the political process, grassroots movements are often said to create democracy—government by the people. Drawing their power from ordinary people, grassroots movements need large numbers of participants.
Grassroots organizations are primarily made up of civilians advocating a cause to spur change at local, national, or international levels. Grassroots initiatives are community-based approaches created to address localized problems.
In politics, having grassroots support means having the backing of the people, rather than of party bigwigs. A grassroots movement, or campaign, is one which organizes people at the most local level to take political action.
the ordinary people as distinct from the active leadership of a party or organization: used esp of the rank-and-file members of a political party, or of the voters themselves b. (as modifier): the newly elected MP expressed a wish for greater contact with people at grass-roots level.
also grass roots uk /ˈɡrɑːs.ruːts/ us /ˈɡræs.ruːts/. the grassroots. . › the ordinary people in a society or an organization, especially a political party: The feeling among the grassroots of the Party is that the leaders are not radical enough.
Grassroots Definition More specifically, grassroots movements are self-organized local-level efforts to encourage other members of the community to participate in activities, such as fundraising and voter registration drives, in support of a given social, economic, or political cause.