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Taught my first class of the summer semester last night, two sections. Love watching the faces light up when I talk about how race still matters, and we need to learn to take it on. UMass Boston students are the best.

Today at 12:52pm • No Comments

Honoring these two for taking down the SC capital confederate flag. The wait was WAY too long.

The New Civil Rights Movement

Booking photos of Bree Newsome and James Tyson Black, the two people arrested this morning for taking down the Confederate flag in South Carolina's capitol. Bree ascended the pole using climbing equipment, while James pulled her up from below. Michael Moore has offered to cover bail and legal fees resulting from the incident.

Jun 28th 3:06pm • 1 Comment

Amazing, I didn't know he could sing like this. He ought to consider becoming a preacher when his current gig is up. Amen.

Watch Obama Lead A Powerful Rendition Of 'Amazing Grace'

huffingtonpost.com

President Barack Obama led the crowd at Rev. Clementa Pinckney's funeral in a stirring rendition of "Amazing Grace" Friday. At the end of his impassioned eulogy for Pinckney, one of the

Jun 27th 3:05pm • 1 Comment

PROVIDING TOOLS
Susan Naimark provides consulting services to grassroots groups, nonprofit organizations, public school parent groups, schools and other public agencies.
BUILDING CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATIONS
My focus is on creating bridges between the different worlds in which I have been deeply involved: public schools, community development organizations, advocacy and organizing groups.
SUSTAINING CHANGE
My work helps people develop the skills, relationships, and understanding that enable them to work together to build equitable communities with renewed energy, motivation and hope.

OVERVIEW OF SERVICES OFFERED

  • training
  • technical assistance
  • supporting leaders, staff, volunteers and constituents

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • community building
  • program development
  • building racial equity
  • cross-cultural collaboration
  • education reform organizing
  • organizational systems to support volunteers and community partnerships
  • participatory decision-making processes