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Five recent labor struggles you should know about

*This post was originally shared on the Chicago based, workers owned cooperative, Tesa Collective’s blog, and posted here with their permission. Ever since the dawn of modern labor, there have been labor struggles. Take, for example, the wage cut protests … Continue reading

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Feeling, Grieving and Organizing

I’ve been thinking about the essential role that grieving plays in our grassroots organizing and movement building work. With the death of family members during covid, the death and transformation of our ecosystem around us, I’ve had an intimate relationship … Continue reading

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🎉🎉 WE DID IT! Our Immigration Bills are Now Law in CO! // ¡LO HICIMOS! ¡Nuestros proyectos de ley ahora son ley en CO! 🎉🎉

*** seguido en español *** Governor Polis Signs 4 Pro-Immigrant Bills into Law in a Watershed Year for Immigration Justice Critical new laws include SB-131, which protects data immigrants entrust to state and local agencies from being unjustly exposed to … Continue reading

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Pride Month & Resisting Corporate Take Over

In case you haven’t noticed, the corporate take-over of #PrideMonth has begun.  As the general support for LGBTQ rights grows, so does the corporate incentive for brands and companies to position themselves in sync with that growing sentiment.  In that … Continue reading

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Reflections on ancestors, whiteness and environmental justice

by Sam Murray With my time as an intern for FCCAN coming to an end, I’ve been reflecting on the many experiences and lessons learned this past year. While 2020 was a difficult year for me, as it was for … Continue reading

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