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Resources

This website is full of resources for organizers, activists, students, journalists, or anyone trying to...

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Movement History

This section contains historical documents from past campaigns and mobilizations, as well as pages with...

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Media

A compilation of select writings, articles, videos, photos, and slideshows by or about Lisa Fithian and the...

TARG! Disaster Recovery Work

On Halloween of 2013, there was a devastating flood in Austin, TX.  It was not huge ongoing news around the country...

TARG! Disaster Recovery Work
posted on: Aug 6, 2014 | author: organizingforpower

Undoing Racism Austin

For the past year I have been involved in a local organizing effort to address racial disparity and...

Undoing Racism Austin
posted on: Aug 6, 2014 | author: organizingforpower

The Tar Sands Blockade

Back in the summer of 2011, I met with a group of organizers who were thinking about a prolonged action to block the...

The Tar Sands Blockade
posted on: Dec 10, 2013 | author: organizingforpower

Preventing War with Syria

Just when you think there is some room to breathe, some political space for calm, it’s amazing how a possible war can...

Preventing War with Syria
posted on: Sep 11, 2013 | author: organizingforpower
Marching for Jobs, Justice, and Freedom

Marching for Jobs, Justice, and Freedom

posted on: Sep 1, 2013 | author: organizingforpower

This August, I was happy to attend the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington that marked Dr, Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream”...

Rise Up Texas

Rise Up Texas

posted on: Jul 31, 2013 | author: organizingforpower

On June 25th, Wendy Davis engaged in a filibuster to stop the ALEC-backed Republican drive to strip the people of Texas of their access to abortion...

Young Transit Workers Build Their Power

Young Transit Workers Build Their Power

posted on: Jun 20, 2013 | author: organizingforpower

I had the privilege of offering training at the Transit Workers Union Young Workers Summit in New York City.   It was April 30th, a day before their...

Rocking for Peace for 50 Years!

Rocking for Peace for 50 Years!

posted on: Jun 15, 2013 | author: organizingforpower

It is amazing for me to see grassroots community institutions like the Washington Peace Center not only survive – but thrive for 50 years!   WPC...

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