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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. Click here to apply for the UALE Women’s Summer Labor School    Sessions…

“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…

Position Available Program Associate, Appalachian Transition Fellowship Overview of position:  This staff position will provide administrative support to Highlander’s Education Team, which works together to plan, carry out and evaluate the movement and capacity building educational work of the Highlander…

August 2-4, 2014 Click here to apply for the Playwriting and Directing Workshop Join award-winning playwrights and directors—as well as experienced activists and workshop leaders—Steven Kent and Linda Parris-Bailey for three days of workshops to hone and strengthen your theatrical…

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. Applications will be up soon Sessions could include: “News from the South”…