Center for Community Change

By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington You can’t enter the Interfaith Community Shelter of Santa Fe, New Mexico with plans to spend
By Sharisse Tracey I know at a deep level that my family lived paycheck to paycheck. A check comes in. We pay our bills. We
By Adrienne Carmack In an era of polarized politics, heightened activism, and the rise of the “resistance,” the conversation
By Thomas Kennedy Driving without a license can be a daily nerve wracking experience for a lot of undocumented immigrants
Video produced by Cristina Rayas, Center for Community Change Action By Dorian Warren Who wants to place a bet? How many
There is a great deal we can all do, together, to protect our friends, our co-workers and our country.
By Dorian T. Warren Just like millions of other Americans, I was moved to see Jimmy Kimmel’s monologue earlier this week
By Tarah Walsh They’ve been called the greatest team you’ve never heard of and they just got a raise. After months of intense
What does it say about the value of Black lives when too many of those lives are in crumbling schools, drinking poisoned water, finding themselves chronically unemployed, or wasting away in prison?
Life in the progressive movement can be arduous, which is why the Center for Community Change (CCC) takes one night of the year to lift up and celebrate some of the people and organizations that are leading the struggle toward justice in this country.
If the voices and concerns of ordinary Americans aren't at the center of this debate, we can expect the ticking time bomb of urban unrest to explode in more and more communities. Without major reforms, the recent upheavals in Ferguson and Baltimore may simply be a precursor to a wave of 21st century riots.
While policy discussion in the traditional media confines of D.C. conventional wisdom is depressingly narrow, the progressive movement is bubbling with not only big and bold policy ideas but energy as to how to push them even in the face of Republican control of many of the levers of government power.
Obama seemed to abandon his affinity for organizing soon after he entered the White House. Now, a new protest movement against racist injustice -- triggered by the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, and the failure of the criminal justice to indict their killers -- has propelled Obama to recall his community organizing roots.