Shi’kera Carr’s Reflections of Highlander Research and Education Center: Seeds Of Fire Living Legacy Tour Highlander Research and Education Center: Seeds Of Fire Living Legacy Tour

Highlander Research and Education Center also known as the Folks School, was founded in 1932 by Myles Horton. Throughout the years, Highlander has become a meeting place that brings people of color and white allies together to challenge white supremacy. This year I attended the Seeds of Fire Legacy Tour which brought together youth leaders Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Shi’kera Carr’s Reflections of Highlander Research and Education Center: Seeds Of Fire Living Legacy Tour</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Highlander Research and Education Center: Seeds Of Fire Living Legacy Tour</span>[…]

Young. Passionate. Ready To Lead. We've Grown. Significantly.

We’ve grown. Significantly.  _________ In April we announced our leaders, Hashim and Ruth, would be transitioning from their respective roles at Power U. While we are saddened to see them go, we are also excited about the future. With this excitement we are pleased to publicize how much Power U has grown! Finding a new Executive Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Young. Passionate. Ready To Lead.</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">We've Grown. Significantly.</span>[…]

Leadership Transition at Power U Love and Liberation

Organizer and Executive Director of Power U. Beginning this June, Ruth will be dedicating her time to birth justice work, expanding her role as a doula. Hashim will be moving out of state to join his partner, Tiffany, who is embarking on an exciting new career opportunity. We are proud of the impact our collective leadership Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Leadership Transition at Power U</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Love and Liberation</span>[…]

Police Abolition: Power U helping spark the conversation The Takeaway get's inspired by our workshop with Critical Resistance

Click here to listen to the full audio on The Take Away’s Website Imagine your town without police officers. Would you be more frightened or more at ease in your community? It was a thought experiment that community members in Liberty City, a predominantly black neighborhood in Miami with a long history of policing issues, toyed around Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Police Abolition: Power U helping spark the conversation</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">The Takeaway get's inspired by our workshop with Critical Resistance</span>[…]

What Does Our Community Look Like Without Police? Liberty City Workshop Explores The Question In Depth

Imagine a community without police. That’s the topic of a workshop in Liberty City Wednesday (Oct. 28). Organizers say this workshop is in response to national and local conversations happening right now around policing in communities of color. But beyond examining the current police model, the workshop is pushing the conversation even further –like what Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">What Does Our Community Look Like Without Police?</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Liberty City Workshop Explores The Question In Depth</span>[…]

Restorative Justice In Miami-Dade Schools New Approaches to Discipline at School Year's Start

Another school year begins Monday for tens of thousands of Miami-Dade public school students, which means new friends, new teachers and — for the first time — an entirely new approach to discipline. Instead of booting kids from school for serious disruptions, a move which often leads to troubled students finding more trouble, Miami-Dade is Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Restorative Justice In Miami-Dade Schools</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">New Approaches to Discipline at School Year's Start</span>[…]

Open Letter to Superintendent Carvalho Power U Youth call for Restorative Justice now!

Thursday, December 10, 2015 Dear Superintendent Carvalho, We submit this open letter, on behalf of all the Power U youth from across Miami Dade County, to you, the School Board, and the rest of the District’s staff. We also hope that this letter reaches community members, organizations, activists that want to see social justice and Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Open Letter to Superintendent Carvalho</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Power U Youth call for Restorative Justice now!</span>[…]