Let’s Plan Queernival!

The Youth Organizing Institute (in partnership with the Queer Youth Power Coalition) is hosting Queernival. Queernival is a semi-annual street festival for queer youth organizations and clubs. We have live music, prizes, and food trucks. In the past, we’ve also had a youth drag show and queer youth bands. GSAs, QSAs, and and other LGBTQIA […]

Week of Action 2018 Recap!

Prisoner Letter Writing Party at El Pueblo, Raleigh, NC We wrote to Ky Peterson, a Black transgender man sentenced to 20 years in prison for defending himself against sexual assault and to the Governer for his release. We also wrote letters to Shatonia Hunter, a Black mother and domestic abuse survivor, who is being prosecuted […]

Week of Action Events!

Welcome to our 9th Annual National Week of Action Against Schools Pushout. This year’s theme is Counselors, not Cops! Dignity in Schools Campaign’s National Week of Action Against School Pushout is an annual campaign in October for communities across the nation who are calling for an end to the criminalization and school push out of […]

Freedom School Album!

Our first year hosting FOUR Freedom Schools in Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, and Chapel Hill! How did we make it through the 9th annual Summer Freedom Schools? With the help of numerous volunteers, workshop leaders, and parents. In Raleigh, we have many thanks to give! Thank you to Chris, Reed, Tito’s parents, and Maria’s mom for […]