Organizers gear up to build coalitions

Reposted from The Chicago Reporter
November 15, 2016
By Melissa Sanchez

“Days after Donald Trump’s unexpected presidential victory, local grassroots advocates for racial and social justice began to look past his win to the next step: how to advance a progressive agenda under a president who is hostile to their issues.

‘We have this figure now [in Trump] who helps us see how our causes align and how the fight for social and economic justice isn’t always so dissimilar between our communities. We can work on all of this together and at the same time,’ said Erik Glenn, executive director of the Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus.”

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