Standing up for immigrant communities has always presented the risk of xenophobic and racist backlash, but hate incidents against movement leaders have increased in recent years, fueled by divisive political rhetoric. Whether online or in-person, threats to the safety, security, and well-being of organizations and their staff take a toll on leadership. In response, these leaders are incorporating healing and safety strategies into their operations. Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges facing movement leaders, how they are responding, and the role funders play in exacerbating or alleviating these challenges.
- Mike Ishii, Co-Chair, Tsuru for Solidarity
- Nora Phillips, Legal Director, Al Otro Lado
- Yasmin Yonis, Healing Justice Chaplain, Justice for Muslims Collective
- Shireen Zaman, Director of RISE Together Fund, Proteus Fund (moderator)