The Colours of Resistance Archive is a collection of analysis and tools for liberatory organizing and movement-building.

Topic: organizing

Newer posts →

Struggling Forward: Organizing as a building block for resistance

I have a tattoo on my back as a reminder of why I organize. It’s an image of a woman pushing a boulder up a hill. It’s also a reinterpretation of the myth of Sisyphus, who was forced to spend … Continue reading

Still We Rise: conversations with organizers on building global justice movement and ending war

“We don’t have much time, we need to slow down.” The first time I heard this was at an antiwar coalition meeting shortly after the bombing of Afghanistan started. The African American organizer who said it was talking about the … Continue reading

Whiteness, Organizing, and Allies

[Note: This piece was written in response to an email debate among student anti-war organizers focusing on how the movement after Sept.11 was perpetuating racism.] First of all, I’d like to thank Chantel and the other organizers of color who … Continue reading

Building Movements For Collective Liberation (For The October 25th Mobilization)

How do we build broad-based, anti-racist, multiracial, feminist, class-conscious movements capable of challenging global capitalism and US imperialism? What can we learn from the largest anti-war mobilization in the history of the world that took place this past year? What … Continue reading

Discovering a Different Space of Resistance: Personal Reflections on Anti-Racist Organizing

In the summer of 2000, I was involved with a coalition that worked to mobilize andorganize a demonstration against the Organization of American States (OAS) when they held their meeting in Windsor, Canada. Included in the OAS’s portfolio is the … Continue reading

But We Don’t Have Leaders: Leadership Development and Anti Authoritarian Organizing

Leadership and leadership development can play important roles in moving forward with our commitment to equality in organizations, movements and society. Leadership development, as defined by organizer Dara Silverman, is working with others to build skills, analysis and confidence. Anti-authoritarian … Continue reading

A Time To Organize

Address to Midwest Meeting of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism March 27, 2004 Louisville, Kentucky I think this is a wonderful time to organize. I have heard people in the last few years say ‘Oh this is … Continue reading

Newer posts →