Questions I’ve Been Not Answering

Ivy HestReal Talk, Theory0 Comments

(About 2.5 minutes to read, and a lifetime to answer) Some of you know I began the Anne Braden Anti-Racist Training Program through the Catalyst Project since the beginning of February. I’m very excited to share with you what I’ve been thinking about and learning about what it means to be a radical, anti-racist organizer, whenever I have free time … Read More




How to Get a Bunch of 80-Year-Olds Arrested

Ivy HestHow-To, Skills and Principles, Strategy0 Comments

“Let’s occupy the Governor’s office!” “What?” “Yeah!  Let’s do it!” “What?  No!” The public transit authority in Boston had decided to increase prices for transportation for seniors and people with disabilities by 100%, and in some cases 150% by July 1st.  Members had been mobilizing and organizing for almost a year, without any response from the public transit Board.  We knew … Read More