Marry the Movement

 Producer: Southerners On New Ground Director, Cinematographer, Editor, GFX: Sowjanya Kudva English Closed Captioning Available at http://www.amara.org/en/videos/rARoOoODYWQp/info/marry-the-movement/ The Supreme Court of the United States has issued many opinions affecting the lives of marginalized people across the country this week. We know that here in the South our SONG family will be grappling with the reality of our lives, many of which have been made worse by the Supreme Court’s rulings affecting Affirmative Action, the Voting Rights Act, the Indian Child Welfare …

SOUTHERN MOVEMENT RISING: REPORTBACK FROM SMA II in JAX, FL

“We are not here to make a case for the South. We are the South” – Paulina Helm-Hernandez On April 26th – 28th 2013, SONG rolled South to Jacksonville FL, where we joined forces with over 40 other Southern racial and economic justice organizations. This process is a continuation of the 1st Southern Movement Assembly held Sept 2012 in Lowndes County, AL. 30 SONG members, member leaders and staff joined 150 other movement leaders from around the region.

Southerners March for a Fair and Just Immigration Reform

SOUTHEAST IMMIGRANT RIGHTS NETWORK CONTACTS: Mónica Hernández, Regional Coordinator, SEIRN 865-548-6388 monica@tnimmigrant.org Paulina Helm-Hernández, Co-Director, SONG 404-919-1412 paulina@southernersonnewground.org América Gruner, Executive Director, CLILA 404-803-4546 clila@clila.org Isabel Vinent, Deputy Director FLIC 786-210-8287 Isabel@floridaimmigrant.org

For Jurina: A Letter for A Light Lost

She made us better. Jurina was a part of the SONG family, and as a family we grieve the loss of one of our own. One who gave everything she had to this life. One who served on the SONG board and strengthened the organization by reminding all of us why we work so hard. She pushed us all like prizefighters, as she pushed us to be better & stronger. She reminded us to welcome everyone who came in the …