On Allyship and Action

Ivy HestHow-To, Individual Sustainability, Real Talk, Skills and PrinciplesLeave a Comment

(About 5.5 minutes to read, plus some great posts) On Saturday, an historic (ugh I always hated that grammar thing) event happened across the country as thousands joined marches for the Millions March .  Seeing that kind of mass action was both upsetting and inspiring.  I attended the march in Oakland, first with the organized march and then later with … Read More

Some of My Best Friends are Black Organizers!

Ivy HestReal Talk, Skills and Principles, Strategy, Supervising and Mentoring5 Comments

(About 5.5 minutes to read) I missed the opportunity to go to Wisconsin a few years back, to organize protesters against crippling legislation that would disable unions; I also never had much time to participate in Occupy protests, which were flourishing in Boston.  I felt (and feel) like we are in a particular moment in history where society is getting … Read More