Solidarity Semester: Spring 2021

The Solidarity Semester is a free, five-week online training school for emerging youth leaders (aged 18-25) across the country who are ready to take action for social change and are looking for ways to get involved on campus, online, and in your communities. With extreme weather events, the rise of anti-Asian violence, deportations of Black […]

Solidarity Semester: Spring 2021

The Solidarity Semester is a free, five-week online training school for emerging youth leaders (aged 18-25) across the country who are ready to take action for social change and are looking for ways to get involved on campus, online, and in your communities. With extreme weather events, the rise of anti-Asian violence, deportations of Black […]

Guides, Explained

Join @deepaviyer for the second IG live in our year-long series, 10 Social Change Roles, Explained. This month, we’re catching up with BMP Co-Director Frances Kunreuther and Solidarity Semester alum @pebblz8 to talk about GUIDES! What are best practices for guides? How can you move into a guiding role? Join us on IG live on Tuesday, March […]

Solidarity Semester: Spring 2021

The Solidarity Semester is a free, five-week online training school for emerging youth leaders (aged 18-25) across the country who are ready to take action for social change and are looking for ways to get involved on campus, online, and in your communities. With extreme weather events, the rise of anti-Asian violence, deportations of Black […]

Chicago Theological Seminary — Wednesday Reflections with Deepa Iyer

Join us in conversation with Deepa Iyer from the Building Movement Project as we explore our roles in advancing social change. We will learn about and apply a framework to better understand how we can show up for social change and how to strengthen the ecosystems that support us. Deepa is a writer, strategist, and […]

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, […]

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