80th Anniversary in New York

The celebrations of Highlander’s 80th Anniversary year wrap up in September, and we are honored to celebrate with New York area friends on Sept 26-27th.  Events include a presentation and fundraising reception with Civil Rights movement leader Dr. Dorothy Cotton, on Thursday evening, Sept. 26th, 6-8 pm, and a day long popular education training by […]

Highlander Celebrates 80 Years September 1st-September 2nd, Highlights from the Gathering

Highlander 80th Celebration

“Equality and justice for all keeps you current, keeps you relevant and keeps you intersectional.” -Mandy Carter, Highlander 80th Anniversary Opening Plenary Speake Thank you all for a touching and transformative weekend celebrating Highlander’s 80 years. Over 300 people attended Highlander’s 80th Anniversary over 2 days. Our weekend included thoughtful plenary discussions, participatory workshops, provoking […]

Highlander’s 80th this weekend, We Can’t Wait to See you!!!

Are you ready? We certainly are excited to see you this weekend at Highlander’s 80th Anniversary Celebration! Right now the workshop tents are being set up on the Highlander hill, we are preparing the grounds and buildings for your arrival, and the final program has gone to print! We hope you are also getting excited […]

Less Than 2 Weeks Away—A Sneak Peek into Highlander’s 80th Anniversary

80th Sat night flier

80th Anniversary Sneak Peek Register Now! ***If you need transportation from the airport*** Call A-1 taxi service at:  865-803-4017 On Saturday evening Highlander will provide a special dinner – Food for Generations to Come: A gathering for breaking bread and sharing in community. Our menu includes fabulous, fresh flavors from local farmers and a taste of Highlander’s […]

Register now for Highlander’s 80th anniversary – September 1st and 2nd

Join us! Reflect, Learn, Build, and Party! Old and New Friends Welcome! Events will include: Saturday: 10-9, opening plenary , institutes on popular education and economics, participatory research, cultural organizing, and language justice,  children’s program, scrumptious  lunch, a Generations to Come dinner and dancing under the stars to music from around the world. Sunday: 10-5, […]

80th Anniversary Accomodations

The Highlander Center has limited accommodations onsite; unfortunately our dorms and other housing accommodations are reserved for staff, volunteers and other 80th Anniversary workers. Below you will find a list of hotels and other sleeping accommodations for the weekend. Please book your hotel rooms early; many hotels are filling up because of Labor Day weekend. […]