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2014 brings the Youth on the Move Event and Seeds of Fire Advisory Committee/Seeds of Fire Fund. For more information go to http://highlandercenter.org/programs/leadership-and-organizing/seeds-of-fire/ Seeds of Fire Advisory Committee: Applications due April 21 Seeds of Fire Fund: Applications due May 5…

Click here to apply Join us! May 7-9, 2014 at the Highlander Center, New Market Tennessee You are invited to a Southeast Media Justice Summit where we will be bringing together Southern and Appalachian-based organizations working on the intersection of…

Please join the Good Karma Gardening Circle (GKGC) for a volunteer gardening day at Highlander on Saturday, April 5th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., to help prepare Highlander’s gardens for the spring. Activities will include: weeding, pruning, planting, clearing…

  Highlander is excited to welcome youth organizer, artist, and educator Esmeralda Baltazar to our staff as a member of the Education Team! As part of that team, Esmeralda will work on a variety of issues across the region, particularly…

The Marguerite Casey Foundation’s publication, Equal Voice, published a piece co-written by Highlander Director Pam McMichael and Development Team Member Andre Canty on the life and legacy of Pete Seeger. The piece also touches on the War on Poverty and…

The Coordinator for the East Point Peace Academy, Kazu Naga, wrote a thoughtful piece on his experience with the Dream Defenders’ visit to Highlander last weekend of March 21-23. The link for the blog is down below along with infomation…

We are proud recipients of a grant from the Berger-Marks Foundation. Visit their site for news & information on  women & organizing at http://www.bergermarks.org The Berger-Marks Foundation, whose mission is to help organize women into unions, provides both financial support and camaraderie…

Exciting news — Free Marissa Now leaders Aleta Alston-Toure’ and Alisa Bierria will take part in a hearing on Stand Your Ground being held on Tuesday, March 25 by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. They will join the father…

On April 5th, Knoxville will be rallying to tell the President, “Not one more deportation!” In the past few weeks, we have seen our demands lifted up to the highest chambers of power and no matter what the President says,…

  Workshop Center Job Openings at the Highlander Research and Education Center Positions are part-time and scheduled as needed   Organization Summary The Highlander Research and Education Center is an 81 year old popular education center that works with grassroots…