Teaching Beyond 9/11: Lessons for Solidarity and Justice

Written by Kitty Hu (Communications and Programs Assistant) For many young people in K-20 classrooms today, 9/11 is a day frozen in time, but we must recognize it is part of a longer historical trajectory that continues to impact South Asian, Muslim, Arab, Afghan, Iraqi, and Sikh communities. This is one of the messages undergirding […]

Support Native Leaders, Organizations, and Communities On and Beyond Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Written by Catherine Foley (Communications, Programs, and Operations Associate) Next Monday, October 11th marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which commemorates, honors, and celebrates the history and culture of Native American peoples. Choosing to recognize next week’s federal holiday as Indigenous Peoples’ Day rather than Columbus Day is part of a cultural shift away from glorifying people […]

Strengthen Your Solidarity Practice During Hispanic Heritage Month

Written by Anna Castro (Manager, SolidarityIs) Beloved Chicano activist, Betita Martinez, once said, “I still believe if we’re ever going to really have the power and build a movement strong enough to transform this society into one of justice with peace, a large part of that will happen as a result of different forces coming […]

Power Up Internship Program’s Class of 2021 Graduates

The Power Up Internship Program launched in mid-June with a cohort of 20 outstanding youth leaders. More than 230 youth leaders ages 18-25 applied for the program and finalists were chosen for interviews based on their past activist and work experience, educational pursuits, background and life experience, and their expressed commitment to social change. Get […]

Introducing the Summer 2021 Power Up Internship Program Cohort

Building Movement Project and Solidarity Is are proud to announce the Summer 2021 Cohort of the Power Up Internship Program. Over the course of the next two months, we will introduce you to the twenty talented 18-25 year olds who will be interning at social justice organizations across the United States.  This program is designed […]

BMP Releases Move The Money to Catalyze Support for Social Movements

On June 23rd, the Building Movement Project (BMP) released Move The Money: Practices and Values for Funding Social Movements and launched the new project with a national webinar featuring Crystal Hayling (Libra Foundation) and Kris Hayashi (Transgender Law Center) along with BMP’s Co-Director, Sean Thomas-Breitfield and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Deepa Iyer. Move The Money […]

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