This guide includes principles of anti-racist movement security, defending, building and supporting movements. This is a living document written primarily for white activists and majority-white organizations to speak to the ways that white supremacy in movements interacts with white supremacy of the state.
Practitioners of nonviolent struggle have an entire arsenal of “nonviolent weapons” at their disposal. Listed here are 198 of them, classified into three broad categories: nonviolent protest and persuasion, noncooperation (social, economic, and political), and nonviolent intervention.
This toolkit has everything you need to start building grassroots power in your city, joining a network of NARAL members across the country who know that the resistance starts with each of us taking action in our own neighborhoods and cities.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing is considered affordable when a person pays no more than 30 percent of income toward housing costs, including utilities. When people pay more than 30 percent of income toward housing costs, they are considered “housing cost burdened,” and when they pay more than 50 percent, they are considered severely housing cost burdened.
American political leaders of all kinds throughout history have pointed out that American identity revolves around a set of ideals – life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. In his most famous speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. described America’s creed as an unfulfilled “promissory note” based on the idea that everyone deserves freedom, fairness, and equal opportunity to pursue happiness and advancement. People of good will often fundamentally agree, yet we struggle to find way to effectively work together.
This training digs in to the process of building your base, identifying strong leaders early on, and creating a maximally powerful volunteer team -- so that your campaign is ready to move forward with a shared sense of purpose in the intensity of a 24-hours news cycle.