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groundswell

a considerable swell of the sea, often caused by a distant storm or earthquake or by the passage of waves into shallow water
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The Groundswell of Courage is modeled after the "Great Schlep," a highly successful campaign that encouraged young Jewish Americans to have one-on-one conversations with their elders about supporting President Barack Obama in 2008.
Now, I have a husband and two children thanks to the courageous leadership of faith leaders like Bishop Gene Robinson, bold politicians, and a groundswell of grassroots support for LGBTQ equality.
Village Voice Media's top 50 advertisers to whom Groundswell reached out span a wide range of industries, and include retail; restaurant/food/drink; sports; cinema; entertainment/art; telecom; travel; banking; and social media/TV/radio.
Last month, Groundswell organized a rally outside the office of Village Voice Media flagship publication The Village Voice in New York City to deliver the petition signatures.