Building organizations in a movement moment by Beth Zemsky & David Mann

ISAIAH’s Story

In 2003 ISAIAH was a strong faith-based organization with 75 member congregations in the Twin Cities metropolitan region and in St. Cloud, Minnesota. They a history of developing strong leaders, capacity to hold large public meetings of up to 1,500, and the ability to win significant issue campaigns like gaining $60 million in public money for cleaning up contaminated sites for job development in the state. They saw that things were changing in the environment, opening up new possibilities for change that could address deep systemic problems impacting racial and economic justice. As they set their sights towards larger campaigns (larger turnout, bigger legislative issue) they began to realize the need for new structures and strategies to realize the potential power of what they had built.

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The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 12

The Power of Community Spaces in Movement Building with Rox Anderson

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The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 11

Healing Justice with Susan Raffo

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Changing the Culture of Philanthropy Foundation case study example

Building An Inclusive Culture: Spreading And Embedding An Equity Lens At The Bush Foundation

https://www.bushfoundation.org/learning/bush-papers/building-inclusive-culture-spreading-and-embedding-equity-lens-bush-foundation

Intercultural Definitions

The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 10

Reflections on the Teachings of Rosh Hashana for Movement Builders

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The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 9

Narrative Strategy with Eleonore Wesserle

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The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 8

An All Current Events Edition of The Beth Zemsky Podcast

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The Beth Zemsky Podcast: Episode 7

Commemorating Episode 100 of The Twin Cities Pride Podcast with Lisa Vecoli, Curator of The Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies at the University of Minnesota

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