Highlander's 75th in California

On August 17-22, 2008, Highlander friends and supporters in California held a series of events to celebrate Highlander’s 75 years on the cutting edge of social justice organizing and to draw lessons from this experience to nurture and inspire current and future organizing efforts in their local areas. On August 17th, over 100 Highlander friends and supporters gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate Highlander’s 75 years of cutting-edge work for social and economic justice. The party included talks by Robert Ben Garant, screenwriter/actor and great-nephew of Highlander’s founder Myles Horton and Pam McMichael, Highlander’s Director, as well as music by […]

Highlander’s 75th in California

On August 17-22, 2008, Highlander friends and supporters in California held a series of events to celebrate Highlander’s 75 years on the cutting edge of social justice organizing and to draw lessons from this experience to nurture and inspire current and future organizing efforts in their local areas. On August 17th, over 100 Highlander friends and supporters gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate Highlander’s 75 years of cutting-edge work for social and economic justice. The party included talks by Robert Ben Garant, screenwriter/actor and great-nephew of Highlander’s founder Myles Horton and Pam McMichael, Highlander’s Director, as well as music by […]

75th Anniversary Events in San Francisco; August 20-22, 2008

Join Highlander friends, supporters, and staff members in San Francisco on August 20-22, as we celebrate Highlander’s 75 years on the cutting edge of social justice organizing and draw lessons from this experience to nurture and inspire current and future organizing efforts. August 20-21 – Popular Education Training Intensive – co-sponsored by Highlander, the Partnership for Immigrant Leadership, the Center for Political Education, and the School of Unity and Liberation. More… August 20 – “View From the Hill: a Conversation with Staff from the Highlander Research and Education Center on the Occasion of Highlander 75th Anniversary”; – North Garden Theater, […]

Los Angeles House Party in Honor of Highlander's 75th Anniversary

Jacki Breger · Robert Ben Garant · Charis Horton Steve Kent · Fatma Marouf & Yasemin Elmas Jessica Simone · Sharon Simone · Mark Torres invite you to a fundraising house party in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of a place where history is made Highlander Center Featuring SNCC Freedom Singer Bettie Mae Fikes and Robert Ben Garant Highlander Director Pam McMichael Staff members Anasa Troutman and Tami Newman August 17, 2008 – 6:30 to 9:30 pm at the home of Steve Kent 1028 Laguna Avenue, Los Angeles R.S.V.P. Steve Kent (213)713-0600 or kents(at)ulv.edu or Tami Newman (865) 933-3443 X […]

Los Angeles House Party in Honor of Highlander’s 75th Anniversary

Jacki Breger · Robert Ben Garant · Charis Horton Steve Kent · Fatma Marouf & Yasemin Elmas Jessica Simone · Sharon Simone · Mark Torres invite you to a fundraising house party in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of a place where history is made Highlander Center Featuring SNCC Freedom Singer Bettie Mae Fikes and Robert Ben Garant Highlander Director Pam McMichael Staff members Anasa Troutman and Tami Newman August 17, 2008 – 6:30 to 9:30 pm at the home of Steve Kent 1028 Laguna Avenue, Los Angeles R.S.V.P. Steve Kent (213)713-0600 or kents(at)ulv.edu or Tami Newman (865) 933-3443 X […]

Thoughts on Highlander’s 75th

Check out “Will Democracy Survive in the 21st Century? Why Progressive Leaders Need to Know About Cultural Organizing” a new blog entry on the Huffington Post by Judi Jennings, Executive Director of the Kentucky Foundation for Women. The blog highlights Jennings’ analysis and notes from Highlander’s 75th Anniversary Gathering. To read the blog, click here.

Thoughts on Highlander's 75th

Check out “Will Democracy Survive in the 21st Century? Why Progressive Leaders Need to Know About Cultural Organizing” a new blog entry on the Huffington Post by Judi Jennings, Executive Director of the Kentucky Foundation for Women. The blog highlights Jennings’ analysis and notes from Highlander’s 75th Anniversary Gathering. To read the blog, click here.

75th Anniversary Merchandise

75th Anniversary Merchandise Now Available Online! – 75th anniversary t-shirts, tote bags, CD’s, songbooks, and Highlander’s book of years (with a timeline of Highlander’s work and pictures from the Highlander archives). To hear a short sample from the 75th Anniversary CD, Harmonies from the Hill – Vol. 1, click here. To go to the 75th Anniversary Merchandise page click here.