Enjoy this recap of Collaborative Songwriting for Collective Liberation programming from 2019-2020, following the arc of 9 months of in-person sessions at schools, retreats, and conferences to all virtual as the global pandemic struck.
On May 13th, Title Track co-executive directors Holly T. Bird and Seth Bernard will be participating as part of the Indigenous-led “Evict Enbridge” events on the Straits of Mackinac, featuring a talk from Winona LaDuke and calls demanding the immediate shutdown of Line 5.
We the People of Detroit aims to inform and empower the public on imperative issues surrounding civil rights, land, water, education, and the democratic process. Current educational campaigns are focused on water shut offs intervention and an all volunteer emergency relief, hotline & pension outreach/ education.
“The question we’re asking ourselves at We the People-MI is: is it possible to build a multiracial working class movement in Michigan that can build an aspirational vision of the state we deserve and fight for the governing power to bring that vision into reality? We’ve seen so many moments that tell us that the answer to that is yes.” - Art Reyes III, Executive Director of We the People-MI
The Native Justice Coalition was formed in 2016 with the intent of being a platform for healing, social, and racial justice for all Native American people. Their goal is to provide a safe and nurturing platform for Native people based in an anti-oppression framework.
Nayyirah Shariff serves as director of Flint Rising, a coalition of Flint residents and community groups, labor, and progressive allies that formed in response to the Flint water crisis. They will be a featured speaker for this Saturday's online May Day event presented by the newly formed Michigan Alliance for Justice in Climate (MAJIC).
Mia Hagerty is a documentary and commercial filmmaker who created Missing In Action Productions to tell powerful stories through film. She believes that film is the most impactful media form of our time and that a great story can move the world.
Northern Michigan E3 is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to make the Northern Michigan region an area that celebrates and welcomes diversity and equality for all residents and visitors.
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