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Dear Friend,   What a time the last few weeks have been! The elections. The President’s executive order on immigration. Grand jury decisions not to indict the officer who shot Mike Brown nor the officer who choked Eric Garner. The…

Here are materials and information to help you engage more white people in local actions in support of Mike Brown, the people of Ferguson and the ongoing fight against systemic racism by the good people of SURJ.   Friend –…

Today (11-3-2014) marks the 35th Anniversary of the Greensboro Massacre, when 5 organizers in Greensboro, NC were murdered by the Klan and Nazis as they demonstrated for racial and economic justice. Highlander is honored to carry on the legacy of…

This week, we celebrated the service of Melody Reeves, our Generations to Come Capital Campaign Coordinator. We celebrated the success of the Capital Campaign at Homecoming last month, and Melody finished her full-time status as coordinator on September 30. Melody will…

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…