Seven Great Ideas for Movements

Submitted by Tamarack on July 28, 2011 - 9:43am

Grace Lee Boggs is an activist and thinker who has been intimately involved in many social movements, including the American Civil Rights movement. At 90 years old, she is still actively involved in social change efforts and inspiring younger generations of change leaders.

In this article, Boggs offers helpful insights into the difference between radical organizing and movement building and outlines seven core characteristics that are at the heart of many great movements for change. This article helps to lay a foundation for thinking about movements and social change. Access this article by activist Grace Lee Boggs here.