Activists’thoughts and tips on organizing against the Trump administration and post-march action plans for the local level.
When it comes to stopping Trump, petitions aren’t going to do it.”
“We will never give up on the heart of this democracy.” Rev. William Barber offers some words of hope
“’Belief Initiates and guides action—Or it does nothing.’ –Octavia E. Butler, 1947-2006″
Brittany T. Oliver weighs in: “My concerns about organizers claiming to represent me from a viral Facebook event is not about “personal politics” or “call-out culture” — As a Black woman, both of these terms support white supremacy and have been created to dodge accountability because conforming to the status quo is much easier and more comfortable than challenging it.”
“Creating change requires understanding the power you have, and building a movement goes beyond protests.”
Marshall Ganz: “Creating change requires understanding the power you have, and building a movement goes beyond protests.”
Marshall Ganz: “Organized collective action challenging the status quo—a social movement—requires leadership that goes far beyond a stereotypical charismatic public persona with whom it is often identified.”