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MLK Weekend January 18 - January 21. Monday, January 21, 2018 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and that long weekend is the perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through acts of service and community building.
As President Obama has said, the change we seek will take longer than one term or one presidency. Real change—big change—takes many years and requires each generation to embrace the obligations and opportunities that come with the title of Citizen.
Democracy in Action: Community Organizing and Urban Change [Kristina Smock] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In cities across the United States, grassroots organizations are working to revitalize popular participation in disenfranchised communities by bringing ordinary people into public life. By engaging local residents in collective action to achieve common goals
Community organizing is a process where people who live in proximity to each other come together into an organization that acts in their shared self-interest. Unlike those who promote more-consensual community building, community organizers generally assume that social change necessarily involves conflict and social struggle in order to generate collective power for the powerless.
Climate Update: A Grave Climate Warning, Buried on Black Friday In a massive new report, federal scientists contradict President Trump and assert that climate change is an intensifying danger to the United States.
Welcome! This toolkit is designed for organizations and individuals that want to use participatory action research (PAR) to support their work towards social justice.
Action Network is an open platform that empowers individuals and groups to organize for progressive causes. We encourage responsible activism, and do not support using the platform to take unlawful or other improper action.
ACLU-TN is a constant presence at the state capitol during the Tennessee General Assembly session, working to advance legislation that expands or protects our civil liberties and fighting against bills that infringe on our freedoms.
Political correctness remains so dominant in language and culture in the U.S., that no one dares utter the word "sedition." Unbeknownst to most Americans, Barack Obama is the first ex-president in ...
Joan Nelson of Oak Ridge writes: The OFA Climate Change Action Team for Tennessee met Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 6, at the Panera Bread on Cedar Bluff in Knoxville to plan the actions for 2015.