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Student debt is now the second largest form of consumer debt in the U.S., totaling $1.3 trillion dollars. The vast majority of college graduates, more than 43 million, are leaving campus in debt from education expenses. Tuitions have been rising…

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…

We are looking for Southern and Appalachian youth, young adult and adult ally leaders to join the Seeds of Fire Advisory Committee, an intergenerational advisory committee to Highlander’s Seeds of Fire program. The Advisory Committee aims to increase the input…

Applications now open for We Shall Overcome Fund!   Deadline: Jan. 20, 2016 Click here to download the application form for the We Shall Overcome Fund. The We Shall Overcome Fund supports projects in the U.S. South that use arts, culture…

  We know her now as one of the key figures of the Civil Rights Movement. A woman who was a force of nature that shifted the conversation about race and contributed to the progress we benefit today. On this…

Karen Shapiro and Rich Appelbaum, Anna DiStefano, Mickey and Dick Flacks, and Margo Okazawa-Rey are pleased to invite you to…   Celebrate and Support Highlander Research & Education Center! Building the Movement in the South Now and for Generations to…

Education Co-coordinators Elandria Williams and Susan Williams were given the Long Haul Award from the Tennessee Alliance for Progress last Friday for their tireless work for the pursuit of justice. Board member Ash-Lee Henderson was also recognized as a Young…