Community Organizing

Concrete Can’t Keep us from Growing: On Spring and Dandelions

Report from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief (MADR) on Midwest responses to devastating floods. As part of our 2018 Fall tour, we rolled through Lincoln, Nebraska. Friends there have continued to discuss and organize, and when...

Olympia, WA: Report from Radical Seed Exchange

Report from Olympia on community gathering to share seeds, planting material, and medicinal plants. On Friday April 5th autonomous Olympia anarchists organized our second annual spring seed exchange, which took place on stolen Nisqually land.This...

Selves Worth Defending: Building Solidarity with Chrystul Kizer in Milwaukee

Report from Milwaukee about a community organizing campaign to support Chrystul Kizer, a 16 year old facing life in prison for defending herself against a 34 year old. Chrystul Kizer, a black teenage girl...

Citizen Participation vs Class Power: On Community Organizing

Ray Valentine on Organizing Work talks about the limitations of the community organizing model. About five years ago, after a friend told me about a flyer he had seen taped to a tree near my...

The View From Here: An Assessment of the East Hamilton Rent Strike

What follows is a brief and rather belated update on the East Hamilton Rent Strike, a seven-month campaign waged by tenants of the Stoney Creek Towers against their landlord, InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust...

Facing the Disaster: Looking Back on a Year of Autonomous Relief

This is the first episode of the It's Going Down podcast looking back on 2018 and anarchist and autonomous activity on a large scale. In this specific episode, we talk with several people involved...

Mexico: Ostula Mobilizes to Maintain Security in the Sierra-Coast of Michoacán

This article and the accompanying photos were published by the autonomous media collective, Subversiones. The article addresses the ongoing self-defense struggles of the Indigenous Nahua people in Santa María Ostula, Michoacán, to maintain security...

Building After #J20: Call to Support They/Them Collective Fundraiser

Call to support the They/Them Collective, which formed in the wake of #J20, and now continues to act as a base for building autonomy and mutual aid. After the J20 trial, many of us...

Brandon, FL: Yard Signs Against Unhinged Neo-Nazi Appear in Community

The following report and photos was sent anonymously to It's Going Down. Daniel McMahon, also known by the pseudonyms “Jack Corbin,” “Pale Horse,” and “Dakota Stone,” is a self-described fascist who stalks and harasses...

Update: Witness to Police Killing in CT Bonded Out

Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement (RAM) - Elm City reports on the ongoing campaign to bail out two young people who were witness to the police killing of their friend. Listen to an interview on This...