BMP Welcomes New Staff Member, Alvin Young

My name is Alvin Young and I am excited to be joining Building Movement Project as its new Program Assistant. I look forward to fulfilling the BMP’s administrative needs, external communication, and development and implementation of new and ongoing projects.  Prior to joining BMP, I had the opportunity to serve Impact Network as a Program Implementation Officer. […]

BMP Welcomes New Staff Member, Tina Law!

Written by Tina Law My name is Tina Law and I am excited to be joining the Building Movement Project as its new Research Associate. BMP has been an invaluable resource to social justice organizations and advocates for many years, and I look forward to helping to expand our research capacity so that we can […]


Team Member Linda Campbell Chosen for CSI Fellowship

We are happy to announce that our Project Team member Linda Campbell, who leads our work on the ground in Detroit, has been chosen as a 2013-2014 Field Fellow at the Center for Social Inclusion.  Linda’s fellowship focuses on developing a cohort of next generation leaders dedicated to transformative change in Detroit and facilitating a […]


BMP 2013: A Year In Review

Written by Building Movement Project 2013 has been a big year for the Building Movement Project. We welcomed Sean Thomas-Breitfeld as our new Co-Director at the start of the year, and are now saying “so long for now” to Caroline McAndrews after nearly a decade helping BMP grow. We developed new research, reports and tools for change agents in […]

So Long for Now

Written by Caroline McAndrews After nine years with the Building Movement Project, I will be leaving at the end of this month.  We’ve spent the last six months preparing for this as a staff and team and I couldn’t be more excited, although also sad to leave a place I love.  What many people I’ve […]

Co-Directorship – What Does it Mean?

Reflecting on Ten Months of Shared Leadership Written by Frances Kunreuther It wasn’t by chance that Sean and I became co-directors, but it was good luck. It didn’t take long to see how two heads are better than one (thanks Joni Mitchell) and that having a partner in the work upped our game.  But it also brought a reaction from […]

A Guaranteed Income for Everyone?

Written by Caitlin Endyke At Building Movement, we’ve been writing a lot recently about poverty in America and the importance of a strong social safety net. During the recent government shutdown, we turned our focus to those who would be affected most – folks who rely on government services for essentials like food and baby formula – and made […]

BMP at Independent Sector

Written by Caroline McAndrews This past week, staff at the Building Movement Project had the opportunity to present some of our recent work at the Independent Sector conference.  As is always the case, we learned so much from those who participated in the sessions and wanted to share a little bit of that here. Frances, […]

Reflecting on the Immigration Movement

Written by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld Today I’m in DC to attend the Center for Community Change’s annual Change Champions Awards dinner. Both Frances and I have long histories with CCC – she was a fellow there in the late 90’s and I was on staff there for nine years. And as an organization concerned with issues […]

Independent Sector’s NGen Program

Welcoming Newcomers into the Fold Written by Caroline McAndrews This past year, I’ve been a part of the advisory committee for Independent Sector’s NGen pre-conference.  I’ve also been an attendee for the past 5 years.  More and more I’ve seen associations such as Independent Sector try to increase programming for younger and/or emerging leaders.  The NGen […]

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