SURJ is turning 10 this year! We are having a series of events that kicked off in July with an all chapter call. Registration for an amazing webinar on Sept 25 below. We would like every SURJ chapter represented and all members are welcome to join.
SURJ 10 YEARS OF RACIAL JUSTICE SURJ 10 Year Anniversary webinar: 10 Years of Racial Justice
Join us for a webinar with Patrisse Cullors, Makani Themba, Carla Walllace and Pam McMichael to discuss the past, present and future of SURJ as it relates to the broader movement for racial, economic, social, and environmental justice. Pam McMichael and Carla Wallace are long time movement organizers and co-founders of SURJ. They have played leadership roles throughout the past 10 years and will share some history and future priorities. Patrisse Cullors and Makani Themba are revered movement leaders who will share their perspective of how SURJs work fits in a broader context and what is needed moving forward. Patrisse Cullors is an artist, organizer, and freedom fighter from Los Angeles, CA. Co-founder of Black Lives Matter and founder of Dignity and Power Now, she is also a performance artist, popular public speaker, and a New York Times bestselling author. Makani Themba is Chief Strategist at Higher Ground Change Strategies based in Jackson, MS. A social justice innovator and pioneer in the field of change communications and narrative strategy, she has spent more than 20 years supporting organizations, coalitions and philanthropic institutions in developing high impact change initiatives. This is a public call, open to all, please share!