Across the Southern region, our MediaJustice Network members are doing movement work that gets communities of color that much closer to being connected, represented, and free.

Hear directly from our Network members about what issues and campaigns they are working on, what challenges they experience, and how the greater media justice movement impacts their organizing conditions.

Jonathan Clark of Alternate Roots speaks to the importance of harnessing local, collective knowledge to facilitate UpROOTing Oppressions trainings.
Micky J of Southerners on New Ground (SONG) shares how a powerful communications infrastructure enabled their team to be able to frame cash bail as a LGBTQ+ issue that disproportionately impacts Black trans women, queer and gender nonconforming people during the Black Mama’s Bail Out.
Franchon Francees of Working Narratives reminds us to recognize and center the nuances across Southern towns, counties and communities in order to effectively and sustainably build power that follows the lead of local people.
Ashleigh Shackleford of Racial Justice Action Center emphasizes that all movement work has roots leading back to the South.


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