Stories

Organizing

  • Scott Douglas: Founding of Greater Birmingham Ministries

    Scott Douglas is the Executive Director of Greater Birmingham Ministries. Before joining the staff of GBM, Scott served as Environmental Justice Organizer for the Sierra Club Southeast, Executive Director of the Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Social Justice, and Southern Field Representative for the Partnership for Democracy Foundation. Douglas serves on the boards of AIDS...

    Scott Douglas
  • Bill Kopsky: Arkansas Public Policy Panel

    Bill Kopsky became Executive Director of the Arkansas Public Policy Panel in 1999. The Panel helps Arkansans improve their communities and develop policy solutions by taking collective action and building coalitions. In 1998, it organized the Arkansas Citizens First Congress, a coalition of 58 community organizations advocating for progressive policy change in Arkansas. The organizations...

    Bill Kopsky
  • Bill Kopsky: Context & Strategy in Arkansas

    Bill Kopsky became Executive Director of the Arkansas Public Policy Panel in 1999. The Panel helps Arkansans improve their communities and develop policy solutions by taking collective action and building coalitions. In 1998, it organized the Arkansas Citizens First Congress, a coalition of 58 community organizations advocating for progressive policy change in Arkansas. The organizations...

    Bill Kopsky
  • #FundSouth Is More Than a Hashtag. It’s a Movement.

    This post originally appeared on the Neighborhood Funders Group blog and is reposted here with permission. William Cordery and MRBF Network Officer Lavastian Glenn will be presenting on the work of Grantmakers For Southern Progress at JAG's upcoming Unity Summit to be held June 6-8 in Washington D.C. If you can't join William and Lavastian for their panel, be sure to follow @WilliamCordery and...