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Voices Of Everyday Leaders

by Maya Boddie

…of Community Change gathered in Columbus, Ohio to brainstorm, discuss, and establish ways to execute bold ideas as we move towards one of the biggest presidential elections in 2020. Our…

Convening of the Housing Narrative Project: Re-centering the Conversation About Housing Around Love, Belonging, and Human Dignity

by Michael Jackson

…the project – Community Change, Policy Link and Race Forward – to assemble and engage key grassroots leaders and stakeholders in building housing narratives that center housing as a public…

Growing Up Poor in America Was My Political Education

by Michael Jackson

…that Cuomo and Jackson lambasted in their 1984 speeches. I didn’t come from a family that was politically involved or full of community activists. My mother was more likely to…

Silver Telly Award Shines Honor on Community Change‚Äôs “5 Organizers” Series

by Cristina Rayas

…its kind for Community Change, and I was new in the world of community organizing. The pressure was real! But I was guided by Marisol Bello, our content director and…

We need policies that harness the vital roles of community colleges

by Michael Jackson

…ashamed, and adrift. Thankfully, what saved me, and saves millions of Americans every day, was our under-appreciated community college system. Our community college system plays a vital, yet grossly underutilized…

MLK and the “Beloved Community”

by Ronnie Galvin

On Friday, January 16th, Kica Matos, Director of Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice at the Center for Community Change, delivered the keynote address at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s 30th…

Arnie Graf: 2015 Change Champion in Community Organizing

by Melissa Hewitt

…Arnie out of the bar. It didn’t take long for him to learn how to curb his temper and channel his powerful emotions and experiences into community organizing. Arnie cut…

How Community Organizing Helped Me Branch Out While Staying Grounded in My Roots

by Jamal Meneide

If you could never come back to your hometown, what would you do in your final moments there? Marcone Correia discusses his need to return to his community of Chelsea,…

Bringing the Community Together, One Business at a Time

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac

…Wisconsin who is one of the leading groups that makes up the Fair Immigration Reform Movement. Owners Ryan and Becky are committed to bringing the community together because they believe…

The Immigrant Community Comes Together

by Jingru Huang

Leaders of the Asian Pacific American community are supporting the Keeping Families Together mission. Comprehensive immigration reform is essential because families should never be separated. When mentioning the “undocumented immigrants”,…

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