Webinar Recap: Funding Movement Building in New Mexico

Quick Access: Recording, Transcript, Move the Money Resources On April 14th, 2022, the Building Movement Project hosted a conversation with philanthropy and movement leaders based in New Mexico to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and successes of funding social movements. The conversation was anchored by a set of resources that BMP released in 2021 called “Move […]

Funding Movement Building in New Mexico

Join the Building Movement Project for a conversation with philanthropy and movement leaders in New Mexico on “Move The Money: Practices and Values for Funding Social Movements.” Panelists will explore how they work with and within grantmaking institutions to expand and deepen their support of organizations, networks, and leaders involved with social change movements. Moderator: Alicia […]

Solidarity and Community as a Healing Balm in Atlanta

Featured image via Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta. March 16th marked the one year anniversary of the spa shootings in Atlanta which killed 8 people including 6 Asian female massage workers. Over the past year, organizations and individuals from the Atlanta area provided services and support to survivors and families of victims. Through our […]

“My Role in the Social Justice Ecosystem” – Youth & Young Leaders Virtual Summit on addressing religious discrimination in our classrooms & communities

On Sunday, February 27th from 3:00 – 5:00 pm ET, Shoulder to Shoulder, Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), and Seeds of Peace are coming together to host a Youth & Young Adult Virtual Summit on addressing religious discrimination in our classrooms and communities. This interactive convening will be a chance for youth and young leaders to connect […]

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 […]

20 Years After 9/11: Lessons in Solidarity

Join the Building Movement Project and SolidarityIs for a teach-in to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and its aftermath. Members of the Solidarity Summits will share insights around deepening connections, being co-conspirators, and building towards co-liberation. WHAT: A teach-in to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and its aftermath, hosted by Building Movement Project and SolidarityIs WHO: […]

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 […]

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