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. Among […]

YWCA 2021 Racial Justice Summit – Moving from Talking to Action

ABOUT THE SESSION: What will it take to move from talking to action as it relates to race equity, leadership, and supporting nonprofit leaders of color? Join Sean Thomas-Breitfeld (Co-Director, Building Movement Project) for a presentation and discussion on the nonprofit racial leadership gap, the impact of COVID-19 on people of color led-nonprofits, and what […]

29th Annual CCDSWE Conference | Staying Woke and Staying Well: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Social Work Career Development

Featured topics and speakers include: Social Change Ecosystem with Deepa Iyer Intercultural Communication Skills in Career Services with Donna Harris, LCSW Assessing Employer Commitment to DEI with Dr. Tierney Bates Professional Sustainability and Trauma Stewardship with Dr. Janet Shapiro Co-hosted by University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice and Bryn Mawr College, Graduate […]

Day 3 — Quiet Before: Unearthing Anti-Asian Violence

Womankind, The 1882 Foundation, Eaton Workshop, Honolulu Theatre for Youth and Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center are proud to announce Quiet Before: Unearthing Anti-Asian Violence, a six-part series dedicated to examining anti-Asian violence from its many complex perspectives. This coalition-based effort seeks to share the nuanced story of Asian Pacific Islanders in America and how […]

Lessons and Action Items for AAPI Heritage Month

Written by Catherine Foley (Communications, Programs, and Operations Associate) May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM), a national observance that is marked by celebration, joy, and appreciation among and for Asian American individuals and communities. Sadly, this AAPIHM is also marked by the intense grief and trauma of the past year. We’ve seen […]

One Year Later: New on the Solidarity Is This Podcast

After more than a year of living in a global pandemic, we are in a time of reflection and transition. How do we make meaning out of what we have endured, individually and collectively? How do organizations and movements rebuild systems and institutions? What does solidarity mean during this time? In the April 2021 episode […]

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 […]

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