In 2012, Marguerite Casey Foundation asked Fern Tiger Associates to look at a set of eight grantees from across the country in order to examine how long-term general support strengthens organizations and their capacity for movement building. The group of organizations was selected because of … Continue reading "Profiles in Movement Building"
Jackson, Mississippi. Building a movement in the rural south: a challenging backdrop. The Delta is, in many ways, as much about place as it is about people. It’s about legacies of a fading agricultural economy and the race- based system that fueled it. The region’s … Continue reading "Southern Echo Case Study"
Los Angeles, California. 15 years of overcoming organizing challenges in L.A. From the top floor of the worn but historic 12-story Wiltern Theater on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue, where the Labor/Community Strategy Center has its offices, the city of Los Angeles … Continue reading "Labor/Community Strategy Center Case Study"