Reclaiming our Communities

Photo by Erik Voss The condemnation of Decatur’s confederate monument, “Lost Cause,” brought people of all races and ages together at the Beacon Municipal Plaza. More than 300 local residents marched through downtown Decatur, GA to the white supremacist monument in Decatur Square. United in solidarity undocumented immigrants, local high…

#SafetyIs Caring For Our Community! Report-back from #NOSL2017

On Tuesday August, 1st, Enlace joined dozens of organizations from across the country to participate in the Night Out for Safety and Liberation (NOSL), a community-driven alternative action to the National Night Out—a police-centric event that highlights "police-community partnerships" as the pathway to safety. From coast-to-coast, the Enlace community came…

What is Freedom?

Nicholas Fraser (@downgoes.fraser) This July 4th, 2017 we passed 241 years of “independence”. It is important that we reflect on how this independence was made and on whose land we are on. Even at this late date you can still find out who’s land/tribe you are living on based on the city…

Freedom

Yesterday was the fourth of July, when many Americans celebrate the value of freedom as part of Independence Day. But are we truly free? What did you celebrate on fourth of July? What if you are one of the every three people sitting in jail that has not been convicted…

#FreedomCities MayDay in NYC

We have been working with the Freedom Cities movement because we know that none of us are free until ALL of us are free! We demand #FreedomCities because economic injustice and criminalization march hand in hand. Check out this video on how New Yorkers are organizing and building power for a FreedomCity!  #FreedomCities