Building Power in Our Communities:
The Fight for Racial and Economic Justice
Toronto — 30 October 2015.
Kali Akuno is a founder of Cooperation Jackson and a key member of the late Chokwe Lumumba's successful election campaign for the mayoralty of Jackson, Mississippi. Akuno discusses integrating strategies in the fight for racial and economic justice, including popular assemblies and neighborhood defence committees; alternative community development through solidarity economies; and strategically selective engagement with electoral politics and taking government office.
This event was hosted by Jane Finch Action Against Poverty and endorsed by Network for the Elimination of Police Violence, Socialist Project, Centre for Social Justice.