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May 10, 2023A New Day for Democracy: Automatic Rights Restoration Wins in New Mexico!
New Mexico's voting rights expansion victory includes automatic rights restoration for returning citizens. With a Democratic supermajority in the state, the opportunity for grassroots groups to mobilize their bases and protect democracy is here and now.
April 19, 2023Q&A: Muslim Coalition on Organizing During Ramadan and Beyond
The Muslim Coalition exemplifies the outsized impact investing in under-resourced communities — deeply and consistently — can have as we move forward towards a multi-racial democracy that includes us all. We sat down with Abdulahi Farah, Lead Organizer, to learn more about their inspiring work.
April 17, 2023Resilience and Resistance: The Story of Muslim Women For
Muslim Women For (MWF) has grown into a key leader not only in the North Carolina ecosystem, but the South and country as a whole. MVP connected with MWF during the holy month of Ramadan to talk about the roots of their work and their journey that includes a deep commitment to community and their vision for a better world for Muslim women.
April 07, 2023600,000 Carolinians are About to Get Healthcare – Thank you Grassroots Organizers!
Six hundred thousand North Carolinians are about to gain access to healthcare thanks to a people-powered victory last week!
March 16, 2023San Antonio Groups Drive Justice Charter Initiative to May Ballot
Grassroots groups collected enough signatures to get San Antonio's Justice Charter on the May ballot. If passed, the initiative would improve the lives of Black and brown communities and create powerful momentum for the criminal justice reform movement in San Antonio and other cities.
March 09, 20235 Burning Questions for Grassroots Abolitionist Organizers
Black History Month may be over, but we’re still investing in Black organizers. That means getting sharper together and expanding our knowledge of progressive values in the movement, such as abolition. Read on to learn more about abolitionist values and our grassroots partners doing this work.
February 27, 2023Q&A: Freedom Action Now Talks About Black Herstory and Radical Rest & Reflection
In this exclusive interview, Mahnker Dahnweih, Executive Director of Freedom Action Now, a radical Queer Black and Southeast Asian Feminist organization, shared valuable insights about the upcoming state Supreme Court race, reproductive justice, and ways to support Black women and queer, trans, and intersex (QTI) leaders during Black History Month and beyond. Join us as we explore critical issues and gain a deeper understanding of the work being done by Freedom Action Now to expose systemic oppression and improve the lives of the most impacted communities in Wisconsin.