Unlocking Investment in Rural America

No access to decent housing, banking services, transportation, medical care, good food. Public-private partnerships can help channel funds into these devastated parts of the US.

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A Foot In The Door

The first guaranteed college savings account program for every public school kindergarten student! Makes higher education seven times more likely to happen for these kids.

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Choosing Children

Choosing Children

Emotionally powerful documentary that challenges society’s definitions of family by exploring the ways lesbians are becoming parents and how they are raising their children.

Deadly Deception

Deadly Deception

This 1991 Academy Award-winning documentary uncovers the disastrous health and environmental side effects caused by the production of nuclear materials by the General Electric Corporation.

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Homes and Hands

Homes & Hands

An inspiring documentary about three communities where low-income residents have found an empowering way to realize the American dream… owning a home.

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One Wedding and a Revolution

One Wedding and a Revolution

Reveals the inspiration, motivation and political challenges at San Francisco City Hall during the frantic days leading up to the first government-sanctioned same-sex marriage.

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That's a Family!

That’s a Family!

Breaks new ground in helping children in grades K-8 understand the different shapes families take today. Part of The Respect for All Project.

It's Elementary

It’s Elementary

The groundbreaking film that addresses anti-gay prejudice by providing adults with practical lessons on how to talk with children about gay people. Part of The Respect For All Project.

Let's Get Real

Let’s Get Real

Examines issues that lead to taunting and bullying, including racial differences, perceived sexual orientation, learning disabilities, religious differences, sexual harassment and others. Part of the Respect for All Project.

It's Still Elementary

It’s STILL Elementary

This moving story and political drama revisits the students and teachers from the original groundbreaking film, It’s Elementary, and discovers the profound impact of using film as a tool for social change.

Celebrating the Life of Del Martin

Shares the moving memorial service for this lifelong civil rights pioneer.


Teenagers open up about how they are limited by gender role expectations and their process of finding ways to really be themselves. Part of The Respect for All Project.

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Our Projects


Partnering with public interest organizations, government agencies and private funders, we move policy off the printed page and bring it to life.

Through our Respect For All Project, GroundSpark facilitates the development of inclusive, bias-free schools and communities by providing media resources, support and training to youth, educators and service providers.

What We’re Working On Now

Ally Week is over! Kudos to close to the 1000 of you who accessed the free stream of Straightlaced. Take advantage of our 50% discount until October 15.

THANK YOU to the GroundSpark community for all your end-of-year donations! Join our honor roll today!

The United States Department of Agriculture released our short film, Unlocking Investment in Rural America, to support the announcement of The Uplift America Fund.

Look Inside GroundSpark! Our latest annual report — “On the Map”

On Our Blog Now

Happy 60th Bday to Debra Chasnoff!

A Film About Gender to Engage Students for Ally Week 2017