Leadership Convos #2: Raising AAPI Kids to Combat Anti-Blackness

Change starts with us and our families. Racism is a difficult issue to discuss, especially within our own families. This Black History Month, we are honored to partner with the Leadership Conference Education Fund’s “Black Justice is Our Justice” campaign to host #LeadershipConvos 2, a conversation about teaching our kids to be leaders within our […]

Disrupters, Explained

We’re kicking off a new series: 10 Social Change Roles, Explained! Over the next several months, we’ll be diving into the social change ecosystem with @deepaviyer to further explore strengths, growth areas, examples and reflection questions for each role — starting off with disrupters! Do you consider yourself a disrupter? Is that a role you want to […]

Between Resistance and Rebuilding

Written by Deepa Iyer (Director of Strategic Initiatives) Four years ago this month, I was facilitating strategy conversations about the Muslim ban, an executive order issued by the Trump Administration that led to family members separated from each other, massive protests at airports, and a slew of lawsuits. I wasn’t alone. Across movements and communities, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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