A guide to writing a solidarity statement by the Building Movement Project including examples of inspiring statements from different groups.
Often during movement moments or societal crises, organizations may contemplate drafting and releasing Solidarity Statements to convey their support of the demands and perspectives of partner groups and affected community members.
In this resource by the Building Movement Project, you’ll find questions to reflect on before, during, and after drafting a solidarity statement. You’ll also find examples of important moments that could catalyze a Solidarity Statement and examples of inspiring statements from different groups and networks. This resource could be beneficial for organizational staff who are responsible for cultivating partnerships, developing strategic communications, and engaging in rapid response.
It was developed as part of the Building Movement Project’s ongoing workshops and trainings about transformative solidarity practice.
Here’s a sneak peak inside the resource.
The Building Movement Project supports and pushes the nonprofit sector to tackle the most significant social issues of our times by developing research, creating tools and training materials, providing guidance, and facilitating networks for social change.
An initiative of the Building Movement Project, Solidarity Is generates tools, trainings, and narratives to facilitate transformative solidarity practices for movement building organizations and activists who are invested in meaningful social change. They offer workshops to organizations, coalitions, and networks that are committed to social change, solidarity, and movement building, and are looking for language, resources, tools, and frameworks to strengthen their practices. If you are interested in partnering with the BMP and Solidarity Is team for a workshop or training, please contact them at solidarityis@buildingmovement.
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