WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN! Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists that Are Transforming Our World. by Greg Jobin-Leeds. Dialysis workers unite with patients and SEIU-UHW members to #FixDialysis. The latest Tweets from When We Fight We Win (@wefightandwin). Available December in Paperback 7 5/8 x 9 3/8, pages ISBN:
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WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN! by Greg Jobin-Leeds , AgitArte | Kirkus Reviews
A timely and impressive work. Distilling the collective wisdom of hundreds of activists, academics, political organizers, and movement leaders, Jobin-Leeds found that 7 key practices emerged… These transformative organizers: When we fight we win organizations that are grounded in the most impacted communities Create transformative visions Go to the root cause of problems Reclaim the intersection of our struggles and identities Disrupt power, changing who has it and what to do with it once reclaimed Build solidarity and stand together Each chapter of When We Fight, We Win!
Conversations with these transformers reveal something equally profound: They reclaim their wholeness as they celebrate love.
The Fight for the Soul of Public Education In Chicago, teachers, students, parents, and community leaders are creating a social economic movement, energized by a community-based teachers union, to defend public education against a powerful mayor seeking to privatize education when we fight we win close schools in the most vulnerable neighborhoods.
As a general rule, most trans people prefer NOT to use their birth name also called dead name to refer to themselves in the past.
I was not sure if this person gave the writers permission to do so or what exactly was going on.
When We Fight, We Win - Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies
I would have liked more elaboration on that because the person's gender identity was only when we fight we win in one very confusing sentence. I could be being nitpicky since the rest of the story and book were good overall, but that kind of left me unsettled.
When we fight we win Trail of Dreams—a youth-led immigrant group—marched from Florida to the White House, bringing attention to a national effort to make it possible for immigrant youth to remain in the United States and go to college. Their stories are helping to transform a broken immigration system and restore dignity to millions of undocumented Americans.
The Struggle for Economic Power Occupy Wall Street, anti-eviction activists, and the organizing of restaurant workers are three stories when we fight we win the modern economic justice movement that inspire increasing activism. Thanks to their bold organizing and the larger movement, the notion of the 99 percent, the need to democratize who holds economic power, and alternatives that put people before profits are now part of the public narrative.
These economic justice organizers are fighting to disrupt and change the inequitable status quo.
Going to the Root of the Problem A global networked environmental movement is on the rise.