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[…]

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[…]

Leadership Transition at Power U Love and Liberation

It is with both excitement and heavy hearts that we, Ruth and Hashim, announce that we will both soon be transitioning out of our respective roles as Lead 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[…]

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[…]

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

As seen on the WLRN website October 27th, 2015: by Nadege Green 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[…]