Welcome to Solidarity Is

A program of the Building Movement Project, Solidarity Is generates tools, trainings, and narratives to facilitate transformative solidarity practices for movement building organizations and activists who are invested in meaningful social change. 

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Solidarity has long been a strategy for building power, deepening political education, and nurturing bonds used by organizations, networks, coalitions, and movements.

Solidarity Summits

The Solidarity Summits are a year-long training series to expand solidarity practices, narratives, and partnerships among organizations and communities at the frontlines of advancing justice and equity in the United States.

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The 2022-2023 Summits are bringing representatives from over 15 organizations that work in Indigenous, Arab, Muslim, Asian, Black and Latinx communities to build power.

The Social Change Ecosystem Map Framework

The social change ecosystem framework helps individuals, networks, and organizations align and get in right relationship with social change values, individual roles, and their broader ecosystem.

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Tools and resources designed to support your individual solidarity practice as well as your organization, network, or coalition.

Solidarity Is This Podcast

Listen to each conversation, review the notes, and read the transcripts.

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How can transformative solidarity practice lead to mutual liberation and collective power?

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Centering

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Connections

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Solidarity Principles

Principles for transformative solidarity practice, developed by Solidarity Is | Building Movement Project.

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commonalities

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Co-liberation

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Co-Conspiratorship

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Capacity

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