Solidarity Semester and Beyond

Written by Kitty Hu (Communications & Administration Intern, Fall 2020) The Fall 2020 Solidarity Semester has officially ended, but the opportunity and need to sustain solidarity work remains. Over the course of five weeks, youth activists and leaders joined the Building Movement Project and SolidarityIs to explore social change roles, solidarity principles, and ongoing racial […]

Job Announcements: Two New Opportunities to Join the BMP Team

We are excited to announce two new positions on the BMP team: Director, Race Equity Assessment for Learning and Finance and Administrative Coordinator. Please review the full description, responsibilities, and qualifications for each role and apply through TSNE MissionWorks’ job portal. Overview For nearly two decades, the Building Movement Project has cultivated the potential for nonprofit […]

Practicing Solidarity and Hope in Movement Building

Written by Kitty Hu (Communications & Administration Intern, Fall 2020) “Part of my resilient practice is to hold onto hope. It’s not rainbows and unicorns and blind optimism,” offered Greisa Martinez Rosas, Executive Director of United We Dream, in an IG live conversation last week with Deepa Iyer, BMP’s Director of Movement Building, as part […]

Opportunities for Young Activists: Reflections and a Call to Action

Written by Catherine Foley (Communications and Operations Associate) SolidarityIs, in partnership with the Building Movement Project, is launching a five-week online movement education program for young activists that will take place in the fall of 2020. This training, which I am helping to coordinate with a team of dedicated people, would have been the ideal […]

What’s in Your Movement Pantry?

Written by Deepa Iyer (Senior Advisor) and Trish Tchume (Social & Racial Justice Practitioner) During the first few weeks of the shutdown, many of us responded to the crisis by stocking up on nonperishable foods we thought we might need to see us through the coming weeks (and months). At home, we put away those […]

BMP Supports Black-Led Organizations in Movements for Justice

It’s been two weeks since the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Since then, we have seen protests around the country demanding justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and the many victims of police brutality. At Building Movement Project, we remain committed to the struggle for racial justice and ending anti-Black racism. […]

Three Takeaways from “We’ve Been Here Before: Community-Based Nonprofits Confront Crises”

On May 13, the Building Movement Project and SolidarityIs hosted the second webinar in our “Nonprofits and COVID-19” series. The webinar featured Ashley K. Shelton of The Power Coalition, Seema Agnani of National CAPACD, Alberto Retana of Community Coalition, and our host Deepa Iyer, BMP’s Senior Advisor and Director of SolidarityIs. You can find materials here: Recording  Transcript  […]

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