Social Justice Leadership

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

 

Social Justice Leadership

 

The mission of Social Justice Leadership (SJL) is to help usher in the transformation to a just society by catalyzing a new generation of individuals and organizations to lead a renewed social justice movement.   SJL works with grassroots organizations across the country to develop and implement Transformative Organizing, a new framework for social change.  We believe that Transformative Organizing (TO) can both change the basic approach and assumptions of social justice organizing, and greatly expand its impact.  TO promotes a long-term view of fundamental social change:

  • Transformative Organizing seeks to liberate society from oppressive social, political, and economic systems and structures.
  • It equally seeks to liberate individuals from the personal suffering of stress and anxiety that so often manifest in our lives, our interpersonal relationships and our leadership...