Join us in Oakland, California for our final summer Regional Academy - an interactive and creative, daylong session where local artists and organizers will build the relationships and skills to craft effective cultural strategies to win racial justice. Register today!
In April, a media justice delegation of 25 grassroots leaders from across the country and across sectors came together for the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver, CO. Check out blogs, photos and other media highlighting how and why alliance building is crucial to the success of social movements.
The Echo Collaborative just released its report - made possible by the blood, sweat, tears & organizing of hundreds of justice sector alliances and organizations like yours.
Universal phone services like LifeLine have enabled income eligible consumers to crucial phone services at discounted rates, but modern times require a more modern program to reach the goal of access for all. Join consumer advocates at public hearings in California, to demand affordable & effective LifeLine mobile phones.
Sort out fact from fiction regarding government discount phone programs for low-income communities. Check out the latest from journalist Jamilah King of Colorlines: ‘Obamaphones’: A Case Study in How Race Perverts the Spending Debate.
Featured Blogs & Dispatches From the Field
Discriminatory surveillance programs are hardly new. But our communities know "surveillance" does not lead to security, in fact it’s the opposite. Read more »
Like anything ideological in nature, narratives about people, places, and events can mutate and thrive from generation to generation, often contrary to actual experiences and interactions and even contradicting simultaneous narratives. Read more »
May 1st is a national holiday in more than 80 countries and celebrated unofficially in many other countries. The U.S. government however doesn’t acknowledge this as a holiday and has tried to suppress the bloody repression of workers by the state and private businesses. Read more »
In this edition of VisionTalk, Saru Jayaraman talks about how Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) are building a powerful movement to improve the working conditions and wages of the nation’s 10 million restaurant workers.
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In this edition of VisionTalk, Saru Jayaraman talks about how Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) are building a powerful movement to improve the working conditions and wages of the nation's 10 million restaurant workers.