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of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group

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BLUES have launched a pioneering ticketing initiative designed at aiding local grassroots football.
Irish FA Grassroots Development Officer Ian Stewart works with the people involved in local football throughout Northern Ireland, and feels there are many clubs, coaches and volunteers who deserve a nomination for a 2014 Award.
The "Meet the Masters" Art Clinic campaign will be available on the Los Angeles Groupon Grassroots page beginning on February 28, 2013 and running through March 6, 2013.
Grassroots teams in Cardiff are encouraged to enter to become one of 40 cricket teams across the country (junior and senior) to receive an ultimate kit and laundry package that includes 11 bespoke cricket kits, designed by the winning teams, as well as a top-of-the-range AEG washing machine in time for the start of the 2013 season.
It's not just grassroots clubs that have been recognised in Coventry as part of 2011 FA Community Awards, presented by McDonald's, with League secretary Derrick May named winner of the Birmingham County FA's 'Outstanding Contribution to Grassroots Football' category.
Gary, sheds light on his role in grassroots football, saying: "I've been involved in grassroots football for a number of years now and I am currently the manager of Marton Hall Drive under-10s.
With the rise of the blogs (web-logs) and other forms of communication technologies, the traditional distinctions between journalists, newsmakers, and news consumers are breaking down and an emergent grassroots media is forming to challenge the entrenched corporate news producers.
The first step of a successful grassroots initiative is to spread awareness of the issue throughout the community.
But with a coordinated, vigorous grassroots campaign, we can fight back against these attacks and make sure our government lives up to its moral obligation to our sick and disabled veterans.
An alliance of grassroots groups from South Florida, Root Cause's leadership and issues were decidedly local and decidedly of color.
Toledo says new emphasis must be placed on grassroots activism in order to block any conservative attacks.
The key to getting things done, her generation believes, is grassroots action, not lip service.
Rosin sneers at the good-government types: the "goo-goos," especially Feingold, who still believes that campaign-finance reform isn't dead, and that a grassroots movement will force Congress to overhaul the system.
Campaigns will be available on Groupon city deal pages within each participating market, identifiable with a "Great Cause" tag, as well as in the Groupon Grassroots gallery at http://www.
Grassroots Giving gives small community groups, clubs and organisations from across Northumberland the opportunity to apply for a PS500 donation.
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