We Keep Fighting! Freedom School 2017 Crowdfunder

Goal: $5,000 Raised: $2,295 This summer is our EIGHTH YEAR of our Annual Summer Freedom Schools! In both Raleigh and Durham, we are hosting two week-long tracks for young freedom fighters. We are also taking up a unique opportunity to partner with the NC Environmental Justice Network to make Freedom School mobile through an intergenerational […]

Keep Our Schools Safe: Support Anthony Perry

The Youth Organizing Institute is sharing the following petition on behalf of Melissa Reynolds and her son, Anthony Perry — a Black 5th grader at Conn Elementary School in Raleigh, NC who was violently dragged out of his classroom.  Sign now: Petition to Wake County Public School System’s School Board Members October 20, 2016     This […]

No More Strange Fruit! Call to Action from Charlotte Uprising

On September 20th, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police killed Keith Lamont Scott, a disabled Black father who deserved to live. People have taken to the streets of Charlotte every day and every night to demand an end to the war on Black lives and Black communities. People on the ground continue to be met with police repression from […]

On our way to Greensboro today to visit the International Civil Rights Center & Museum and go on a grassroots history tour with the Beloved Community Center of Greensboro! We’ll be joined by the awesome youth activists with Southeast Asian Coalition!

1st day of Raleigh Freedom School

It’s Day 1 of Freedom School in Raleigh! This morning we soul mapped with Carly, then did radical journaling with Des. Now Babette and Bryan are leading a workshop on dismantling oppression. What are the roots of oppression? Check out our tree: colonialism, patriarchy, and capitalism! Thanks to everyone who has helped make this happen!