social justice organizing
August 8, 2012 -
After Katrina, New Orleans fired all 7,500 of its teachers. The firings were recently ruled illegal, but teachers won't get their jobs back. Instead, the union is fighting for teachers and students through a grassroots, social justice approach.
August 1, 2012 -
Organizing projects underway in Nashville and Memphis bring together labor, community and faith groups to challenge a status quo that keeps the state and region near the bottom of the economic ladder.
February 24, 2012 -
Attending the memorial service for deceased civil rights veteran Robert "Bob" Mants, Jr. and a talk by theologian Jim Wallis leads to reflection on the cruelty of Alabama's apartheid-like immigration law and what Christians are called to do in the face of such injustice.
October 10, 2011 -
The grassroots protest movement against corporate greed that started in New York City has crossed the Mason-Dixon Line.
April 23, 2009 -
Today, there is an important national debate underway about the South. Political strategists, grassroots organizers, funders and others concerned about social justice are grappling with critical questions: What are prospects for change in the South?