A Spiritual Mandate to Invest in Black Lives: Confronting Contradictions at the National Law Enforcement Retreat

Right now over 250 law enforcement officials from across the country are gathered at the Billy Graham Center, a right-wing Christian Evangelical institution in the South, at a retreat focused on addressing “the spiritual needs” of police officers. We, as SONG members and as queer people of conscience living in the South, have decided to gather outside of this retreat under a very different spiritual mandate: to say the names of Keith Lamont Scott, Jerry “Jai” Wiliams, Tanisha Anderson, Rekia …

We’re Hiring!: Part-Time Organizing Fellow, Atlanta

SONG’s Atlanta based Free From Fear Campaign is working to unify Black, working-class, immigrant and LGBTQ people to reform the City of Atlanta’s Municipal Court System through the: Traffic tickets and low level misdemeanors for Black and immigrant communities are part of the police and profiling dragnet. The City of Atlanta raises over 24 million in income annually off Black and working class communities – doing little to protect and serve Black and working class communities! The issue of fines …

Join the Make It Rain Team For SONG!

Are you… If you’re inspired to further SONG’s economic justice work, then please consider gifting us your time and energy with a commitment of about 8 to 10 hours this fall and winter (from the end of October to January) to fundraising with the Make It Rain Team. No previous experience is necessary in hustling! This is a chance for us to practice together to ask folks to fund Southern queer and trans liberation work, to scheme and pilot new …

THE JEWEL BOX REVUE: A Southern Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Listening Tour

Calling all gender benders, t-guys, t-girls, stealths, fish, voguing femmes, non-binaries, genderqueers, no labels, drag impersonators, androgynous, PreOps, PostOps, grrrrls, boi, kweens, kings, shims, he-shes, gender creatives, and all of the thousands of indigenous titles we can only hope to wrap our many tongues and many minds around! You asked and now we’re coming! This fall, TLC@SONG will be traveling far and wide across the region to connect with trans and gender non-conforming Southerners. With strategic legislative attacks, a history …

Dream! Vote! Organize! Regional Membership Call

Get connected with a crew and sign up using the form below! Scroll below to sign up! Across the country and in the South we recognize the importance of this political moment. We recognize how dangerous and rampant the anti-Black, anti-immigrant, anti-poor, anti-woman, anti-trans, and anti-queer rhetoric is this election cycle. All spring and summer SONG members, member leaders, and SONG Organizing Fellows have been organizing across the region to combat the vicious stories being told about our lives. Like …