Aloe Blacc Named Inaugural Belafonte Fellow

We are thrilled to announce that Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer Aloe Blacc is The Action Lab’s inaugural Belafonte Fellow.  The Action Lab’s Belafonte Initiative envisions a dual purpose: to support artists committed to social justice whose vision will point the way to a new, more equitable world and leverage the tools of artistic practice to […]

Summer Academy on Law, Organizing, and Power Building

The Action Lab, the Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project and the Initiative for Community Power will hold the first ever Summer Academy on Law, Organizing, and Power Building this August at The Action Lab’s upstate retreat center. Amid the escalating and interlocking crises that define our current moment, the work of progressive lawyers must […]

Summer Justice Corps

Now in its second year, The Action Lab’s Summer Justice Corps engages students in racial and economic justice work in partnership with community or labor organizations. This year, twenty undergraduate students from CUNY, the vast majority of whom were students of color, participated in this year’s Summer Justice Corps with Instructor Carolina Bank Muñoz, Professor […]

Take A Breath Residencies Kick Off 

Building a people-centered and -led movement demands care for the well-being of those whose love, imagination, and labor are so deeply invested in our collective future. Rooted in the traditions of healing justice, which have nourished and sustained resistance and social change work in this country since its founding, The Action Lab’s Take a Breath […]