Shaping the Future of Environmental Justice:
A Conversation with MSC’s Environmental Fellow

Movement Strategy Center Explores Architecture, Community Engagement, and Mentorship with Walter Hunt At the core of the environmental movement is a vision to reshape and align our communities toward a regenerative relationship with the earth. At Movement Strategy Center (MSC), we’re not just embracing this vision; we’re cultivating the…

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988: Keeping up With
Tansy McNulty a Year After Launch

Movement Strategy Center Catches up With Founder and CEO of 1M4 to Discuss the Successes and Struggles Photo credit: Tiffany D. Brown Photography.As the nationwide replacement for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988 aimed to revolutionize crisis support in the United States. This three-digit number represents a significant milestone in the…

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MSC’s Operations Team Volunteers in Support of Oakland Community and UPM, a Longtime FSP

Movement Strategy Center Staffers Recently Lent a Hand at Urban Peace Movement’s Scratch and Fade Event in Oakland Movement Strategy Center (MSC) has a robust work wellness program that promotes full body wellness for all staffers while educating new and long term staff alike on the tenets of transformative movement building and MSC’s mission and…

Women’s History Made Today

MSC Chats with Errika Moore, Executive Director of STEM Funders Network (SFN), about Representation, Positive Influence, and Changing the Things She Can’t Accept The battle for representation is not over. While it may be more common to see women or people of color in levels of leadership across all sectors, a recent Pew research study found the…

Everything You Need to Know About 988

Movement Strategy Center Chats with Tansy Hall McNulty, Founder and CEO of One Million Madly Motivated Moms (1M4), About the Launch of 988 On July 16, 2022, 988 is finally going live — a sort of sister service to 911, 988 will replace the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255, which will remain in service after July 16) as a nationwide number for individuals experiencing…

The MSC Storytelling Series: Jacqui Patterson

Our Storytelling Series Features the Folks Most Associated With MSC's History: Meet Jacqui Patterson In this installment we get to know researcher, advocate, and activist Jacqueline “Jacqui” Patterson founder and executive director of the Chisholm Legacy Project — former director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program; co-founder of…

Women’s History Made Today

Movement Strategy Center Chats with Corrine Van Hook-Turner, Director at Climate Innovation (Soon to be People’s Climate Innovation Center) About Consensus Building It is said that “you can’t be what you can’t see.” The conversation around representation is often concentrated on the silver screen or the board room. But Movement Strategy Center (MSC)…

Essential Shifts in Funding Practices

Movement Strategy Center on How Philanthropy Must Evolve Funding Practices Today Last summer, we witnessed many institutions and nonprofits denounce systemic racism amid the world’s sharp focus on George Floyd’s murder and the larger Black liberation movement, yet few organizations have moved toward tangible action. A recent report from PolicyLink and…

Reconsidering Regranting

Movement Strategy Center Reimagines Equitable Regranting Through Philanthropic Innovation Regranting Today In 2006, Warren Buffett announced he would donate 85 percent of his Berkshire Hathaway stock to charity. At the time, Buffett was the richest person in the United States, and his portfolio of stock in the holding company he founded was worth $44…