Third Rail Eps 19: Lemme Hear You Say… Fight the Power

On “Lemme Hear You Say… Fight the Power” we break down movement messaging and ask what strategies are being used today. We want to know: Is hip hop still relevant as an organizing tool? And what is the difference between marketing and community outreach? Guest Guest: Autumn Marie, Communication activist and community organizer, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement & Ferguson […]

Third Rail Eps 3: Health and Care when Community Organizing

Guests Deesha Narichania, Director of Programs, Girls for Gender Equity Matt Birkhold, Executive Director, Brecht Forum Segments 1. What is your self-care policy? Inspiration: “How About “An End to the Activist Martyr Complex?” by Spectra Speaks 2. Holding Space for Healthy Communities Inspiration: The Brecht Forum hosted a panel called, “What do we mean when […]

Third Rail Eps 1: The politics of political organizing

Guest Mark Winston Griffith, BMC’s Executive Director Segments 1. The Social Justice Outrage Machine: Are we over it? Inspiration: “Are You Tired of the Social Justice Outrage Machine?” by Rob the Idealist 2. The Local Scene: What does it mean to be invested in community organizing and politics? Inspiration: “The Art of Losing an Election” […]