Inspiring new books – Available online from the Highlander Bookstore

Living Social Justice in Appalachia by Helen M. Lewis, Edited by Patricia D. Beaver and Judith Jennings, University of Kentucky Press Often referred to as the leader of inspiration in Appalachian studies, Helen Matthews Lewis linked scholarship with activism and encouraged deeper analysis of the region. Lewis shaped the field of Appalachian studies by emphasizing […]

Highlander Workshop Develops New Tools for Understanding Race and Globalization

Developing popular education tools that help communities talk about the intersection of race, migration and globalization is critically important, especially in the U.S. South. A predominantly Black and white region still unresolved around race, the South has experienced dramatic demographic change due to immigration in the past twenty years, contributing to cross-race tensions and challenges. […]

For Teachers Interested in Social Change

Teachers interested in social change – Buy your new “Education for Liberation” planner book today! Designed to help teachers translate their vision of a just education into concrete classroom activities. Order your copy from the Highlander Bookstore.

New Books on Economics and Teaching at the Highlander Bookstore

Highlander is happy to announce two new books for sale through our bookstore for activists, popular educators, and others concerned with social justice. ECONOMICS FOR EVERYONE: A SHORT GUIDE TO THE ECONOMICS OF CAPITALISM by Jim Stanford, Economist for the Canadian Auto Workers; $25.00 Wondering about how the economy works – or doesn’t? This book […]

New Articles about Appalachia

Check out these two new articles about Appalachia: “ A President Breaks Hearts in Appalachia” by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (Washington Post) explores the impact of mountaintop removal on Appalachia and challenges the Obama administration to take action to stop it. In Kennedy’s words, Mountaintop removal coal mining is the worst environmental tragedy in American […]

"Building Immigrant Leaders in the South" – Highlander's Immigrant Leadership Institute

Highlander is pleased to announce the publication of “Building Immigrant Leaders in the South: INDELI 2004-06,” the final report of our immigrant leadership institute. From October 2004 to October 2006, Highlander implemented the Institute for Immigrant Leadership Development (Instituto para el Desarrollo del Liderazgo Inmigrante, or INDELI, in Spanish) to promote and support the effort […]