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 […]

Strengthen Your Solidarity Practice During Hispanic Heritage Month

Written by Anna Castro (Manager, SolidarityIs) Beloved Chicano activist, Betita Martinez, once said, “I still believe if we’re ever going to really have the power and build a movement strong enough to transform this society into one of justice with peace, a large part of that will happen as a result of different forces coming […]

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 […]

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 […]

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