Thank you for joining the Southern Movement Assembly! You are part of a growing movement force in the South, and we are proud to be connected to you and your community.
Membership in the SMA is based on commitment to the SMA Principles of Unity, alignment with the Southern Peoples Initiative & Action Plan developed at the most recent Southern Movement Assembly 7, and collective work to build a vibrant Southern Freedom Movement for the 21st century!
Opportunities to be involved with SMA in 2019:
Monthly General Membership Calls - last Wednesday of each month (except January and December) - These calls are opportunities to learn about critical Southern frontlines, share tools, and connect with folks around the region. Register for the upcoming call HERE
Work Teams - If you want to jump in and contribute your skills, talents, and capacity, join a monthly All Team call (on the first Thursdays of every month) to find out what folks are working on and how you can contribute. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join that call.
Organizing Intensive - May 9-11, 2019- Mobile, Alabama - The Southern Leadership Summit & Organizing Intensive is a three-day gathering to learn skills, build relationships, and strategize for share work of the Southern Movement Freedom Summer.
Southern Movement Freedom Summer 2019 - SMA member groups are organizing and participating in local and frontline People Movement Assemblies (PMAs) across the South. The visions and strategies created in these assemblies will be represented at the Southern Movement Assembly 8 in November. If you are interested in organizing a PMA, join the PMA Hotline weekly call!
SOUTHERN MOVEMENT ASSEMBLY 8 - November 15-17, 2019 - Hundreds of SMA members and anchor organizations are coming together this year in Hazelhurst, Mississippi to advance Southern liberation and develop a shared regional strategy for power in 2020.
Thank you for your spirit, your commitment, and your hard work to build a liberated world where we practice a people’s democracy, protect and defend our communities, and flourish in a new social economy.
For more information about the history and background of the Southern Movement Assembly as well as some tools and resources, southtosouth.org is the best online source. But, we're pretty Southern and do a lot of calls and gatherings. Please feel free to reach out with any questions.