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Articles for Organizing

Activists’thoughts and tips on organizing against the Trump administration and post-march action plans for the local level.

Throw Sand in the Gears of Everything

 “When it comes to stopping Trump, petitions aren’t going to do it.”

Rev. William Barber Video

“We will never give up on the heart of this democracy.” Rev. William Barber offers some words of hope

Surviving President Trump: Lessons from the 1960s & Octavia Butler

“’Belief Initiates and guides action—Or it does nothing.’ –Octavia E. Butler, 1947-2006″

Making the World (Thank you to the Women’s March)

What’s Next after All The Marches? Organize.

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.”

How the New Civil Rights Movement Can Build on the Lessons of the Old

“Creating change requires understanding the power you have, and building a movement goes beyond protests.”

How the New Civil Rights Movement Can Build on the Lessons of the Old

Marshall Ganz: “Creating change requires understanding the power you have, and building a movement goes beyond protests.”

Public Narrative, Collective Action, and Power

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.”

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