On November 13-15, 2009, the South x Southwest Experiment will have a summit on building a model of accountable governance in Jackson, MS.
Albuquerque, NM – At the end of July 2009 South West Organizing Project hosted a 4-day South X Southwest Experiment strategic planning retreat in Albuquerque, NM of more than 40…
Fall, 2008, San Antonio, TX, Albuquerque, NM and Jackson, MS – Grassroots community organizations in Texas, New Mexico and Mississippi are putting the finishing touches on the 3rd Convening of the South X Southwest Experiment which will be held in San Antonio, TX December 6-8, 2008.
This third gathering of community organizers, community leaders and students will continue the sharing of personal stories, community histories, the organizational work in each state, and the formulation of joint programs across state and regional lines. Projects in the planning stages include training workshops beginning in 2009 for a multi-year organizing approach to fight for an accurate census count in 2010 and the building of fair political districts in 2011. (more…)