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  “I might not be standing here were it not for the efforts of people like Ella Baker and the others who participated in the Highlander Folk School”- President Barack Obama.  President Obama talked about the Highlander Center at the recent Nordic State…

Greetings, Highlander Friends and Family, Our beloved Executive Director, Pam McMichael, has notified the Board of Directors and staff of her decision to transition out of that role as of December 31st, 2016. She leaves us to enter a new season of…

“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…

Job Announcement Seasonal Workshop Center Staff: Positions are part-time and scheduled as needed. This is perfect for students and folks looking for extra income. Work is seasonal, with the season wrapping up around mid-November. Scheduling is very flexible!! We are…

  The Training will be postponed to a later date. For those interested, email Susan Williams at [email protected] Student debt is now the second largest form of consumer debt in the U.S., totaling $1.3 trillion dollars. The vast majority of…

      http://bit.ly/beautifulsolutions Help create the Beautiful Solutions project with hundreds of people around the globe. Beautiful Solutions is collecting stories to spotlight the most powerful strategies for creating the world we want. The focus is on visionary groups…

Join us in calling on President Obama to immediately cease raids against Central American families fleeing violence in their home countries . Check it out and sign the petition. https://www.credomobilize.com/petitions/tell-president-obama-to-call-off-raids-against-immigrant-families Tell President Obama to ‪#‎StopTheRaids‬. Sign & share this petition:…

Don’t miss out on the next Media Justice Salon by the Media Action Grassroots Network featuring Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, and Upturn. If you’re working on criminal justice, police accountability, or surveillance – or just…

ACTIVITIES AND BENEFITS OF THE FELLOWSHIP The Greensboro Justice Fund Fellowship at Highlander is a learning and relationship building fellowship. The fellowship will provide multiple opportunities and ways for learning for community action, and is meant to enhance team building…

    Garant graces Highlander bearing never before heard stories of his great uncle, Myles Horton. He has been teaching at Helsinki, Finland since 1996 and travels as a visiting professor at institutions all over the world.   Highlander will…