GRO: Grass Roots Organizing

Partner Type

Human Rights Advocacy

Description and Mission

Our mission is to mobilize low income neighborhoods and the surrounding communities around issues of health care, education, quality and affordable housing, social equity and social justice. A predominantly rural and suburban based group, we are made up of ordinary and working-class individuals and families who work together to advocate for those who do not have a voice in our government, policy and political processes.


Students can serve on a range of community organizing projects: voter registration, citizen education, leadership training in low income neighborhoods, and promotion of progressive governmental policies.

Special emphasis and skills:

Health Care Administration, Community Organizing, Data Compilation, Customer Service, Event Planning, Activism/Grassroots Organizing, Social Justice, Advocacy, Citizen Involvement, Volunteer Development

Contact Information:

Brenda Procter

611 N. Garth Avenue
Columbia, MO 65202
Phone: (573) 443-4476


How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.