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 […]

Nonprofit Vote on Election Day

There’s less than 24 hours until Election Day kicks off tomorrow morning.  Since Building Movement Project believes that nonprofit organizations should serve as robust sites of democratic practice, we’re encouraging all our nonprofit friends to check out Nonprofit Vote for info on how you can help get members of your community to the polls tomorrow. […]

Webinar: Nonprofits Increase Voter Participation–New Research from the Field

Learn about exciting new evidence documenting the impact nonprofits have when they talk to their clients and constituents about voting. Professor Kelly LeRoux will discuss a new study that tracked the outcomes of nonprofit service providers that contacted their clients/constituents about voting. Conducted during the 2010 midterm election with assistance from Nonprofit VOTE and the […]

Nonprofit Voter Engagement Network

NVEN says that, “communities served by nonprofits were the highest turn-out groups at the 2008 presidential election polls.”  The organization recently released a report titled, America Goes to the Polls: A Report on Voter Turnout in the 2008 Election, which provides a great analysis of voter turnout in the states and among various constituencies.  Visit their website to […]

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Project Team Members React to Obama’s Win

Frances Kunreuther – New York, New YorkWhat a stunning historic moment. Last night it all happened so fast that I could hardly believe it when they projected that Obama would be the winner. Our guests screamed, drank champagne, and then hit the streets where horns honked, people hugged, and there was dancing in the street.  Later, […]

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