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Tomorrow will be an exciting day for Pam and Elandria with the Fred Edwards Trust in Scotland–they’ll be conducting a Skilled Citizen Masterclass, and Pam will deliver the 2014 Fred Edwards Trust Lecture, “Troublemakers and Trailblazers:  …A Transatlantic exchange on…

    You can check out the Kit at PoliceBrutalityactionkit Please check out and share Showing Up for Racial Justice’s Police Brutality Action Kit, specifically designed to help white people show up in the struggle for racial justice. #ferguson #blacklivesmatter…

  Mountain Talk host Mimi Pickering spoke with Education Team Kierra Sims with Fellows Joshua Outsey, Mae Humiston, and Eric Dixon. Listen and download from http://www.makingconnectionsnews.org/2014/08/appalachian-transition-fellows/  and to learn more about the AppFellows Program, go to  www.appfellows.org    

Kierra Sims Joins Highlander’s Education Team   Highlander is excited to welcome Kierra Sims to our Education Team! Kierra joins us after over seven years of working as an organizer, recruiter, and fundraiser in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She received her…

  Meet our wonderful and mighty Appalachian Transition Fellows. Special thanks to Energy Action Coalition (http://www.energyactioncoalition.org) for the memes and to AppFellow Catherine Moore for the photos.

The Highlander Research & Education Center Kitchen Campaign: Feed the Movement! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/highlander-research-education-center-feed-the-movement <To donate We are raising money for much needed, new kitchen equipment used in serving thousands of meals each year to community leaders and organizers from across the…

Come join women from across the South and Appalachia, from labor unions and non-traditional worker organizing groups, to develop leadership skills and share strategies to strengthen worker organizing.  Registration is closed as of 8-6-2014   Sessions could include: “News from…

“We Shall Overcome” served as the theme song of the Civil Rights Movement and is now a worldwide anthem for freedom and justice. Since 1966, the Highlander Research and Education Center has administered the We Shall Overcome Fund, which is generated…

Highlander has a new official twitter! Please follow and tweet us at our new handle: @HREC1932. Website is https://twitter.com/HREC1932

We are thinking today of lawyer Cecil Branstetter, who passed away at the age of 93 on Wednesday. Branstetter was the lawyer who defended Highlander, Septima Clark, and Myles Horton against the state’s trumped-up charges of selling liquor without a…