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 […]

WEBINAR—Tools2Engage: #OurNeighborhoods Anti-Displacement Toolkit

Join us on Thursday, February 13th 2020 at 1pm EST for a FREE webinar on one of our newest Tools 2 Engage resources: the #OurNeighborhoods Anti-Displacement toolkit. This toolkit was created by the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD), a coalition of organizations working together to fight for the needs of low-income […]

Winning: Rights and Respect

Written by Frances Kunreuther In reproductive justice circles, the victory of the Respect ABQ Women campaign received a flurry of attention in the fall of 2013  when Albuquerque voters defeated a ban on late-term abortions. The Building Movement Project  went back to talk to five leaders in that Campaign to understand why they won. The Respect ABQ Women report points out […]

Understanding “Hong Kong People!”

Written by Tina Law Growing up, my dad often introduced himself as being “Hong Kong people.” The first thing he wanted you to know was his name; the second thing was that he was from Hong Kong. Being from Hong Kong was an enormous source of pride for him, and he frequently spoke about the […]

For Full Inclusion and Equality, Must Look Beyond Marriage

Written by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld Like many other LGBT people, I’m eagerly awaiting the Supreme Court’s rulings on same-sex marriage. If the Court supports the right to marry, it will be very validating for me and my partner to be able to have our relationship legally recognized throughout this country. But beyond this huge symbolic value, winning on […]

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