Organized into four sections, this collection of essays is geared toward activists engaging with the dynamic questions of how to create and support effective movements for visionary systemic change. These essays and interviews present powerful lessons for transformative organizing. It offers a firsthand look at the challenges and the opportunities of antiracist work in white communities, feminist work with men, and bringing women of color feminism into the heart of social movements. Drawing on two decades of personal activist experience and case studies within these areas, Crass’s essays insightfully explore ways of transforming divisions of race, class, and gender into catalysts for powerful vision, strategy, and building movements in the United States today. This collection will inspire and empower anyone who is interested in implementing change through organizing.
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An impactful read for anyone working at the intersection of anti-racist, feminist, and social movement organizing, especially folks who identify as white and/or male. Chris Crass shares a passionate and seasoned perspective on the development of liberatory practice told from over a decade of experience in various grassroots and anarchist projects. Full of strategy, tactics, interviews, and analysis, the lessons explored in Towards Collective Liberation offer profound realizations which warrant multiple reads. A valuable contribution to the toolbox for any on-the-ground community organizers and activists.
- 300 pages
- PM Press (5/1/13)
- 0.8 x 6 x 9 inches