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Dec 7, 2023


The Black Wall Street Times

The Battle for Democracy is in “Flyover” States, not Capitol Hill

Local organizers are achieving monumental feats with scant resources and almost no national attention. They are democracy’s unsung heroes, and their stories deserve to be told.

Mar 8, 2023


Bay State Banner

Organizers get training at Kennedy School

A group of 16 organizers from around the country came to Boston last week to begin a 20-week training session to advance political, civil, and human rights in their communities.

Mar 3, 2023


The Boston Globe

NAACP and Groundwork Project launch ‘transformative’ fellowship for grassroots organizers at Harvard Kennedy School

Jarret Anthony Luter, a Louisiana-based grassroots organizer and political action chairman for the Baton Rouge NAACP, was grading papers in his office last month when his phone rang. He didn’t pick up. The news he missed he would later call transformative, and it arrived in his inbox soon after — Luter had been selected as one of 16 inaugural members of the Organizing Accelerator, a new 20-week fellowship program for social justice organizers, advocates, and leaders from across the country.

Mar 3, 2023



NAACP, Joe Kennedy III launch Organizing Accelerator to train social justice activists

Community groups in Massachusetts and across the country that want to take a stand again racism, climate change, LGBTQ rights and more need the resources and connections to make an impact.

Mar 3, 2023


The Crimson

Former Rep. Kennedy and NAACP President Johnson Discuss Political Activism at IOP Forum

Former Massachusetts Representative Joe Kennedy III discussed the importance of expanding civic participation through grassroots organizing at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday evening.

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