Anja Lyngbaek is an Associate Programs Director with Local Futures, and coordinator of the International Alliance for Localization. She currently lives in Mexico on a small-holding with her family. She co-founded Microcuenca del Rio Citlalapa – a local NGO in Veracruz, focused on sustainable community development, and a rural primary school with similar goals. This is her talk at Big Picture Activism Australia, an event organized by Local Futures.