Rage, Hope, and Community: Community Organizing in these Times: May 31-June 3, 2018

Click here to register. The workshop is full as of 5-3-2018, but you can contact Susan Williams for any questions at susan@highlandercenter.org or  865-360-7042. May 31-June 2, 2018 Community Organizing Workshop June 3, 2018 Direct Action Training Come join Highlander and people from across the country for a Community Organizing Workshop. Recognizing both the powerful, creative […]

APPFELLOWS REGIONAL GATHERING: AUGUST 16-17, 2017: SHARING OUR STORIES

The Highlander Center’s Appalachian Transition Fellowship program invites you to join the 2017 fellows, host communities, and folks from across Central Appalachia at this regional gathering on August 16-17, in Abingdon, VA at the Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center. The “Sharing Our Stories” regional gathering will be for folks in Appalachia to share and learn […]

UALE Women's Summer Labor School-July 20-23 2017

  Click here to register 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.  People of color, people with disabilities, non-union workers organizing for justice, lesbian/bisexual and/or transgendered people, younger and older workers, recent immigrants, people […]

Job Announcement-Highlander Seeks Bookkeeper

Job Announcement Highlander Seeks Bookkeeper Organization Summary The Highlander Research and Education Center is an 84 year old popular education center that works with grassroots groups in Appalachia and across the U.S. South to promote social and economic justice. Highlander’s long and proud history includes cutting edge work with labor education and organizing, the Civil […]

SEEDS OF FIRE LIVING LEGACY TOUR JULY 11-20, 2017

SEEDS OF FIRE LIVING LEGACY TOUR July 11-20, 2017 Black bodies are murdered every 28 hours in the U.S. Police officers are taking our people without judicial penalty. The prison system is largely privatized and depends on local and federal policies that criminalize, destabilize, and profit off of people of color. One in three Black […]

Job Announcement-Workshop Center Staff

Workshop Center Part Time application< Click to apply Organization Summary The Highlander Research and Education Center is an 85-year-old popular education center that works with grassroots groups in Appalachia and across the South to promote social and economic justice. We are located 20 miles northeast of Knoxville, Tennessee, on a 186-acre farm and work in […]