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Highlander serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South.

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Our last Spiritual Soiree is happening TONIGHT at 7pm! Tonight, all of our poll party mini-grantees will gather to… https://t.co/Zvpul0MI4p
10/28
2020
To prepare for the Assembly, or if you can't make it and would like to share your ideas, please fill out this SMA 9… https://t.co/etAwJkdraGJust days after the elections, from Nov. 6-7, Southern organizers, community members, and leaders will gather at So… https://t.co/MelkPhrQ3cThis #MentalHealthMonday, we’re giving a shout out to the @HighlanderCtr! They host regular online workshops for or… https://t.co/Xn5TQSw2e2
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10/27
2020
Our virtual cultural gatherings close out this month with a weekly synthesis of all we've shared and learned togeth… https://t.co/PEVfxMACkLNo matter who we are or where we come from, when we support each other we make change. @MarsWrigley just fired empl… https://t.co/Snl3C8KHKs
10/26
2020
What is mutual aid? And how does it connect with broader movements for economic democracy and a solidarity economy?… https://t.co/Quq353tgyXTONIGHT AT 7PM is our last Highlander Happy Hour! Our virtual cultural gatherings close out this month with a weekl… https://t.co/dFubFfhutGWe join friends in raising funds to support the health, education, and future of E's niece and nephews. E taught us… https://t.co/WrQffXA7Sj
10/23
2020
Trick or treat, Mars Wrigley. No candy, we want JUSTICE! Call Andrew Clarke (Global Prez) TODAY @ 312.794.6200 + st… https://t.co/4BhLZE6Epc
10/22
2020
Our virtual cultural gatherings close out this month with a weekly synthesis of all we've shared and learned togeth… https://t.co/s2By4PPmKxRegister today for #RuralEverywhere, a virtual festival from Oct. 26-30 connecting rural allies and neighbors. On O… https://t.co/4YvGPAsu3KEarly voting is going on now until Nov. 2 in South Carolina! @southernmovt has created this voter education resourc… https://t.co/omz7Ckxgbi
10/21
2020
Early voting is going on until Oct. 30 in Texas! @southernmovt has created this voter education resource for Southe… https://t.co/METNed2WEj
10/20
2020
Our online cultural gatherings are closing out this month celebrating and synthesizing all we've learned and shared… https://t.co/1WDFrfQYZCSouthern organizers and journalists, join us tonight with PressOn and Scalawag for "Covering the Movement: A forum… https://t.co/FanMd2S2qi
10/14
2020
Today is the voter registration deadline in LA, MD, VA, WV - #GOTV! @southernmovt's resource at… https://t.co/mVPJnAqSTy
10/13
2020
We're excited to join PressOn and Scalawag Oct. 14 for "Covering the Movement: A forum for Southern organizers and… https://t.co/wLgUv9lATNEarly voting starts today in GA & tomorrow in MS - @southernmovt created this great voter education & organizer res… https://t.co/FJdvFdyna2This Indigenous Peoples Day, sign the petition demanding Mt. Rushmore & all Public Lands in the Black Hills be ret… https://t.co/yIcEedFUyt
10/12
2020
We join friends in raising funds to support the health, education, and future of E's niece and nephews. E taught us… https://t.co/9NhFDn5b7a
10/10
2020
Today is the voter registration deadline for NC & OK! @southernmovt created this great voter education and organize… https://t.co/yJDi4YGuKSTonight, join us for the next-to-last Highlander Happy Hour to kick off #BlackinSpace powered by Makers Lab XO Week… https://t.co/fjQnEsuloH
10/9
2020
@southernmovt created a great voter education & organizer resource for Southern states: https://t.co/bPYU4BKiEM has… https://t.co/J5DZNtiS1R
10/8
2020
@southernmovt has created a great voter education and organizer resource for Southern states:… https://t.co/tCQH0lkyRl
10/7
2020
Oct. wraps up our online cultural gatherings! Friday, join us for the next-to-last Happy Hour & kick off… https://t.co/FnspywIewA @southernmovt has created a great voter education and organizer resource for Southern states:… https://t.co/JpI0jN5jJe
10/6
2020
Today is the voter registration deadline in these Southern states: TX, AR, TN, KY, GA, FL, MS and LA. We'll share o… https://t.co/F1kGx60cEVThe Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church will be hosting an online Wake for Elandria: A Time of Remembran… https://t.co/FHe9pklqay
10/5
2020
Join us today at 4pm ET for this live show as part of the @kencen’s #ArtsAcrossAmerica performance series, includin… https://t.co/JyZrbzgjiN
10/2
2020
Join @southernmovt tonight for a People's Democracy Assembly addressing the landscape of the elections, community g… https://t.co/poqqlKDsC9
9/30
2020
We must #AbolishICE and PalantirTech is complicit in ICE's immigration crackdowns. By providing tech tools to ICE,… https://t.co/SYoKUfVAoZToday is BREATHE Day supporting the #BREATHEAct! One step to advance this 21st-century Federal civil rights bill th… https://t.co/HnpgIDPWdk
9/29
2020
Join @Mvmnt4BlkLives tomorrow for Breathe Day, unapologetically Black programming on the day of the first President… https://t.co/3ap6XogIFP
9/28
2020
#JusticeforBre #BreonnaTaylor https://t.co/fBEnqzbJfX
9/23
2020
Join this Thurs. 9/24 at 8pm for @usastorytellers #storytellersproject w/ 1st-person stories from civil rights lead… https://t.co/Nv3fJwUEna
9/22
2020
Cheers to the nurses organizing at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC for this huge win to build power for essential… https://t.co/OWD1RkPK9D
9/17
2020
Join the Federation of Southern Cooperatives tomorrow for this webinar focusing on cooperative organizing as a key… https://t.co/Jb28Wy48UT
9/14
2020
The learning keeps going! Healthcare workers across the South are speaking out for safety and Medicare for All toni… https://t.co/bHbW1u3NENThank you for celebrating Homecoming with us this weekend! We appreciate all who joined us to get… https://t.co/2JoodpP6WzWe're closing out committed to the righteous redistribution of wealth, opportunity, access to resources, & privileg… https://t.co/EpvPrDMB8YSo much relevance for today's political climate and anti-racist organizing from the authors of No Fascist USA: The… https://t.co/U2ckdJ0p7sDiscussing "If I Was Your Girl" with @Mer_Squared right now on Facebook Live! Grateful to be in dialogue and gettin… https://t.co/kYYyVNtiNCThank you @IamGMJohnson for joining us today to share in our book talk and for your gift of "All Boys Aren't Blue"… https://t.co/8vY8zMq79xGrateful to be in conversation with author Kai Cheng Thom today in our book talk happening now on Facebook live!… https://t.co/YxZvJL5uCGWe're also blessed to be joined by Monica M. White @thegardengriot sharing the stories of Southern Black farmers an… https://t.co/JopbpMNAAfMore @AMReese07 brilliance is available via Black Food Geographies https://t.co/zhjRUNe6wp #LearntUpAndTurntUp https://t.co/LO36ThE9q0We're joined by @AMReese07 in our Homecoming book talk right now learning lessons from Black Food Matters!… https://t.co/3fGoGnmVoQYou can order all the books from our book talks today at the Highlander online bookstore: https://t.co/IlRASINSGYhttps://t.co/Q5cBdHMBq4"We are calling people to believe in something we have not yet built" Ash-Lee Henderson #WeAreHere @HighlanderCtr @InequityKills
Retweeted by Highlander CenterThank you to everyone who's joined us so far this Highlander Homecoming weekend! Our final day is jam-packed and al… https://t.co/2Gt8RooR6PY'ALL. You do not want to miss the Saturday night Homecoming Country Ass Pride happening now with @makerslabdc! We… https://t.co/d05hngiTJx"Stop consuming images of Black trauma and loss & start taking in our joy and success. More than our struggle, our… https://t.co/Bqr36IyMds
9/13
2020
"Find a way to not appropriate, but appreciate. It is genocide to have white America benefiting from us and stealin… https://t.co/ExI0zyxOAZFollow @esperanzacenter @NolaRenters @housing_sc @CooperationJXN @HFA_RenterPower @HJL_Atlanta @MiamiWorkersCtr and… https://t.co/7Shbxu4tbNCheck out Cooperation Jackson's work on the Fannie Lou Hamer Community Land Trust building a land justice ecosystem… https://t.co/HfAmAYPk0y"COVID is being used as another tool to strip our land. The fight for housing is a fight for survival & self-determ… https://t.co/0fKGey09KBCheck out the work and creations of our Cultural Organizing Cohort at https://t.co/dyybgYyJxa and get… https://t.co/DhK6U5woVV"Our bodies are our first environment. We can't miss how important environmental justice is to reproductive justice… https://t.co/U7PI6iQ2pvWage discrimination limits financial health for families / lack of access to health care harms families / ICE separ… https://t.co/GiSuwzPavVLearning from our board member Monica Simpson how @SisterSong_WOC beat Gov. Kemp in the attempt to pass a 6-week ab… https://t.co/PjNIQihloU"We're taking it to the streets, we're taking it to the courts, we're building amazing relationships with faith lea… https://t.co/OETdWJnn6s"But we are winning. We can't have Black liberation without reproductive justice so we've been helping people under… https://t.co/o4lc94ybiK"The reproductive justice movement is looking at the WHOLE of our reproductive lives & unfortunately everywhere we… https://t.co/qb1olskjSADocumento de Recursos y Próximos Pasos: https://t.co/ck9CdQDJAK
Retweeted by Highlander CenterResources and next steps from the Workers Organizing During a Pandemic panel today: https://t.co/SJZCq3vXjm #LearntUpAndTurntUp #WeAreHereStay #LearntUpAndTurntUp! via @theCCR's Know Your Rights training today with our Homecoming participants #WeAreHere https://t.co/x1NhPNiBdF @theCCR keeping us #LearntUpAndTurntUp on state violence and repression in the "If An Agent Knocks" workshop today https://t.co/hVnim24YoyThank you to @theCCR for getting us #LearntUpAndTurntUp on how to protect ourselves from federal repression "If An… https://t.co/2FUPDr950wArmando, sharing now in our "Essential Workers Organizing in a Pandemic" panel, is part of the construction committ… https://t.co/dArOjyQSI4Check out this resource being shared in our "Essential Workers Organizing in a Pandemic" panel, happening now: Meat… https://t.co/MQ6fwy5mE3#ASLForMovement: Making access available is not just the Deaf person's problem or the interpreter's job. Media has… https://t.co/k5XGAbRKBZASL for Movement: Connect w/ faith centers, publicize ASL @ events (see pic!) & explicitly encourage sharing, ask D… https://t.co/u3KDkbUowYComing up at 1pm, Armando & essential workers organizing across sectors in the pandemic will get us… https://t.co/nf9fojzMmdOur Cultural Organizing Cohort is exploring the recipe for culture. Je Nae' Taylor is speaking on recipe ingredient… https://t.co/WL5Iv1tHwyCo-ED @hendersonaw0604 talking about the myth of neutrality - when we say #WeAreHere, we are asking which side are… https://t.co/QvaYOCJ9GGWe're getting #LearntUpAndTurntUp on Highlander's methodologies in this morning's opening session, giving thanks to… https://t.co/e9zt7soed8We have a full day of programming ahead & we're ready to get #LearntUpAndTurntUp with some amazing Southern organiz… https://t.co/JLzj0ReLspWe're ready for Day 2 of Highlander Homecoming, kicking off in 2 hours! Register at https://t.co/DKOPbyGcPv to get… https://t.co/JtsqBmfBAfComing up for a breath from Homecoming to express gratitude for the support of the #DemocracyFrontlinesFund toward… https://t.co/cuWJQUIp3ZWe definitely got #LearntUpAndTurntUp on that Happy Hour session! That was everything - as close to sitting around… https://t.co/JHB8qVHkFb
9/12
2020
We experienced some tech difficulties, so we won't be live streaming tonight's sessions but we're working to addres… https://t.co/8fsVZV1pQv#WeAreHere and will be streaming our Homecoming opening and welcome in 15 minutes at 5pm ET on our Facebook page -… https://t.co/NIBFM76clYWe wrote a piece to share a little more about what our Homecoming theme means to us #WeAreHere: https://t.co/0eyTJhcvnnHomecoming kicks off tonight! Here's an overview of tonight's schedule - join us to learn more about Highlander's w… https://t.co/EWWI8ze4vH
9/11
2020
There's a tiger loose in Knoxville (srsly!) , so it's a good thing we're taking Highlander Homecoming online this y… https://t.co/KdCxIlWXGMWe're just 1 day away from our Homecoming celebration! #WeAreHere, committed to staying connected & staying… https://t.co/4MXlr6Jbei
9/10
2020
We're grateful for partners like Kristina Danielle with Southerners On New Ground who will be helping us get… https://t.co/FzRCR3ZHRiHighlander Education Team All-Star Charice Starr is gonna get us #LearntUpAndTurntUp for Land Liberation this Homec… https://t.co/CsKbAkV4qn
9/9
2020
Meet our 2020 Cultural Organizing Cohort this weekend at Highlander Homecoming and get #LearntUpAndTurntUp with the… https://t.co/wtARrm4Up4Another opportunity to get #LearntUpAndTurntUp at Highlander Homecoming this weekend! Register today at… https://t.co/3IuwTLfmBPRegister today for Highlander Homecoming & get ready for some amazing book talks as part of Sunday's programming,… https://t.co/Snc6WTNPo6
9/8
2020
Highlander Homecoming is this weekend and registration is live at https://t.co/DKOPbyGcPv with the full schedule! C… https://t.co/J7AVTO2dPE
9/7
2020
Registration is now live for Highlander Homecoming Sept. 11-13! Visit https://t.co/DKOPbyGcPv to see the full slate… https://t.co/oFu2O9pDZf
9/6
2020
One of many important, not-to-be-missed conversations that will keep us #LearntUpAndTurntUp at Highlander Homecomin… https://t.co/YNUqzDRYjB
9/5
2020
New @ACLEDINFO data show that while more than 90% of demonstrations since #GeorgeFloyd's killing are peaceful, they… https://t.co/FkGIoHWMKg
Retweeted by Highlander CenterThe @CDCgov National Housing Moratorium goes into affect today. Wondering if you qualify, look at graphic below for… https://t.co/Y7OFj9DwJI
Retweeted by Highlander CenterOur Seeds of Fire Advisory Committee is offering multiple youth spaces created for youth by youth throughout our Ho… https://t.co/rihdgutf2H
9/4
2020
Essential workers in the South are gonna get us #LearntUpAndTurntUp at Highlander Homecoming Sept. 11-13! Join us t… https://t.co/zdoGBqOcSr
9/3
2020
Another Homecoming Sneak Peek! Join us online Sept. 11-13 for programming like this conversation with housing justi… https://t.co/PnIm48GTwW
9/2
2020

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