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Squads, Spaces, and Sustainable Movements

Over the past three years, I have participated in the Solidarity Summit, a space for movement leaders working on racial justice issues. We meet regularly to build relationships, sharpen our political analysis, and learn about each other’s communities. Not surprisingly, our conversations often come back around to a... more

WEBINAR—Tools2Engage: #OurNeighborhoods Toolkit

Join us on Thursday, February 13th 2020 at 1pm EST for a FREE webinar on one of our newest Tools 2 Engage resources: the #OurNeighborhoods organizing toolkit. This toolkit was created by the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD), a coalition of organizations working together to fight... more

Job Announcement: Manager, Networks and Learning Practice

About the Building Movement Project For nearly two decades, the Building Movement Project has cultivated the potential for nonprofit organizations to effectively partner with movements for progressive social change. We learn by listening to groups and leaders about what it takes for organizations to align their social justice principles with... more

Reflections on the 2019 NJ Nonprofit Diversity Report

The Center for Non-Profits just released the 2019 New Jersey Non-Profit Diversity Report, which is based on their 2018 NJ Non-Profit Compensation and Diversity Survey. While the report applies to one specific state, its findings reflect what is taking place on a larger scale in the nonprofit world, particularly the lack of... more

Beyond Hashtags and Slogans: When Solidarity Becomes Transformative

Reflect for a moment. Have you attended a protest, a rally, or a march in the past year? Have you used a hashtag online to indicate your support for a social movement? If you have, you’re not alone. More and more, people around the world are expressing their... more

Job Announcement: Research Analyst

About the Building Movement Project For over a decade, the Building Movement Project (BMP) (www.buildingmovement.org), a fiscally sponsored of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org), has been advancing the potential for nonprofit organizations to have an impact on building movements for progressive social change. We... more

Introducing Solidarity Is

I am excited to join the Building Movement Project where I will be supporting BMP’s movement building initiatives and leading Solidarity Is, a project that I have been shaping for over three years. Solidarity Is generates tools, trainings, and narratives to facilitate transformative solidarity practices for movement building... more

More Than Food: How Service Providers Engage Their Communities and React to Policy

The Common Good Action Project is a cohort-based program that BMP developed to support nonprofit leaders in New Mexico to learn how to align their direct service work with their social change values and mission. In the current iteration of the project, CGAP 2.0, BMP is working to help groups... more

Webinar Recap: Census, the Citizenship Question, and the Community and Organizational Response

Recently, the Building Movement Project (BMP) hosted a 60-minute webinar featuring XP Lee (Program Manager for Policy & Special Projects with the Minnesota Council on Foundations), Joseph Shoji Lachman (ACRS Civic Engagement Program Manager with Asian Counseling and Referral Service), and Raima Roy (Program Associate, Census and Civic Engagement... more

Organizing for Communities to Be Counted in Census 2020

For the 2020 Census, the Trump Administration proposed adding the following question to the form:  "Is this person a citizen of the United States?” Fortunately, the Supreme Court ruled that the citizenship question should be left off the 2020 Census on June 27, 2019 and on July 11, the Trump administration said it... more

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