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Position Available Education Team Administrative and Communications Support     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…

HIGHLANDER CENTER NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2015 CLASS OF THE GREENSBORO JUSTICE FUND FELLOWSHIP On November 3, 1979, community organizers César Cauce, Mike Nathan, Bill Sampson, Sandy Smith and Jim Waller were murdered in Greensboro, NC by the Ku…

“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…

“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…

  The events of this weekend are tragic. We renew our condolences to the families and friends of those injured and killed this weekend. As those who stand with the victims of police violence, we know all too well the…

“People of Color have called for White people to act. People of Color are putting their bodies on the line and it is time for White people of conscience to do the same. White people need to make a choice,…

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…