"All over this country, we are winning through faith. We are winning through collaboration. We are winning through grassroots leadership; and we are winning through cultural change." Watch Malkia's full speech at the United Church of Christ, OC Inc., Everett C. Parker Lecture and Awards Ceremony.
"Historically in times of overzealous government surveillance it is the dissenting voices that have been the targets of surveillance aimed at disrupting and destabilizing movements for justice." Hear from Media Mobilizing Project and May First/People Link about the Stop Watching Us Coalition and why you should be involved.
Center for Media Justice, ColorofChange.Org, and SumofUs.Org bring you Consumers, Big Data, and Online Tracking in the Retail Industry-- the first independent analysis of Walmart's efforts to gather and track the consumer information of as many as 145 million Americans. In a digital age, communities of color and poor consumers especially at risk!
Low-cost, centrally located rental spaces in the Bay Area? Believe it! Come see our CultureShift Training Space!
"The acceleration of media consolidation and unfair restrictions on community radio and TV have narrowed already limited access to the airwaves for local voices, especially women and communities of color." CMJ's Betty Yu talks about why we need community media and the opportunities we have through Low Power FM.
Featured Blogs & Dispatches From the Field
Feminist Wire just posted a profile of 23 girls and women who are transforming our world with love, feminism, anti-racism, collaboration, peace, solidarity, empathy, critique, and hope. Check out who made the list. Read more »
If we are really serious about transformative social justice change, we need to expand who is at our table and actually understand why we’re all sitting together. Read more »
Thousands turned out on October 26th for the Stop Watching Us Rally to End Mass Surveillance. Though the spotlight is mostly on the National Security Agency's domestic spying program, telecommunications companies are working hand in hand with the government - and it's marginalized communities that are paying a hefty price. Read more »
New America Foundation Panel: The Open Internet Goes to Court (featuring National Organizer Steven Renderos as one of the panelists)