Move to End Violence is a 10-year initiative designed to strengthen our collective capacity to end violence against girls and women in the United States.

Blog: On the Move

Discussing Stance and Physical Practice with Norma Wong

By Move to End Violence | February 25, 2015

As you can see on our Forward Stance + Transformation page, what we collectively call 60/40 Stance is an integral practice for Move to End Violence, and a signature element of our movement strategy.

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We Are Better Now

By Lovisa Stannow | February 25, 2015

Every morning, as I walk into Just Detention International’s (JDI) offices, I am greeted by a beautiful, framed piece of art; it says “compassion” at the center, surrounded by words like “dignity,” “justice,” and “courage.”

 

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Why Jazz is the Music of Movement Building

By Jackie Payne | February 19, 2015

If you’ve joined one of our informational calls to learn more about Cycle 3 of Move to End Violence, you undoubtedly heard us talk about the ideal Movement Maker as a talented artist in a Jazz Ensemble.

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The Time is Now

By Trina Greene | February 17, 2015

"He’s too young" I was told as I struggled with deciding how I would share Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy to my six-year-old son on the MLK holiday this year. As I contemplated taking him to a screening of Selma with a panel of Black Lives Matter LA with me, others warned me that the film was "too violent” but not less violent than the stories of the murders of young black boys and girls around his age like Aiyana Davis and Tamar Rice.

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From Diane Nash to Ai-Jen Poo: Learning from Great Movement Leaders

By Jackie Payne | February 12, 2015

This week I am in Washington, DC spending time with my colleagues at The Raben Group and am, as always, having nourishing conversations around civil rights, movement building, and social change. Yesterday, several of us discussed the money being raised to send students to see Selma in an effort to connect our history to the civil rights issues facing us today. What a great way to leverage the film to build a critical mass of young activists nationwide. 

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