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“Healthy Hoods” CCHE grantee InnerCity Struggle (ICS). ICS is creating healthy hoods by organizing communities in east Los Angeles to create Health Empowerment Zones in public schools, and changing policy to create safe places to play. Not only do they want to make students healthier, they want to keep them in school! Recently, ICS was [...]
“Healthy Hoods” champion and CCHE grantee Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence (CAAAV) has a strong history of organizing for justice in New York City. Through projects like the Chinatown Tenants Union, CAAV is on the front lines, fighting to preserve Chinatown, NYC as an affordable, flourishing, and green neighborhood and community for working-class Asian immigrants and [...]
With roots in the struggle for educational justice, “Healthy Hoods” champion Padres Unidos has evolved over the past twenty years into a multi-issue organization led by people of color in the Denver, Colorado area who work for educational excellence, racial justice for youth, immigrant rights and quality healthcare for all. Most recently, Padres Unidos published [...]
“Healthy Hoods” champion SouthWest Organizing Project (SWOP) has been building a strong grassroots organization in the Southwest to fight for environmental and social justice. With campaigns such as Project Feed the Hood, SWOP has been forwarding a holistic vision for community health and revitalization. Check out the website and pick up their book “500 Years [...]
Since the genesis of the campaign for prison phone justice, one thing has become increasingly clear – when it comes to this issue, it isn’t just party-line politics as usual. So, what is the driving force behind this diverse coalition – which has brought together civil rights organizations, conservative leaders, and media rights and access advocates?
Having a solid crisis communication plan is one way to assert some control over message and the flow of information in a media crisis and is primarily about being prepared and responsive.
“How do you reflect as you’re still moving?” asks artist Melanie Cervantes. “We’re so action oriented that we don’t take time to really understand what’s worked. What posters did we create that actually moved people, that made them feel connected, that made them feel involved?”
Celebrating Independence from the Corporate Media: A Powerful Media Justice Movement from Detroit and Beyond
Hundreds of us converged at the Allied Media Conference to showcase, dialogue and build together –this is proof that a media infrastructure created and controlled by the 99% is happening. Here are some of the highlights.
As I write this article, The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) (a massive international trade pact pushed by the U.S. government at the behest of transnational corporations) is moving ahead. The TPP is another secretive, multi-nation trade agreement that could extend restrictive intellectual property laws across the globe. In fact, it’s set to become the largest Free Trade Agreement in the world.
Part of the work of organizing and communications strategy is to break out of the box. There are some awesome examples out there of how this can be done through culture jamming and other tactics that connect your work to pop culture.
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.