We are a community-based educational initiative on religion, culture and participatory democracy. We encourage a healing-centered approach to community-building that recognizes the interconnectedness of spirit, creativity and citizenship.
Our materials and programs are designed to support reconciliation, nonviolent social justice organizing and an appreciation for the value of indigenous and folk wisdom for contemporary times.
Spirit and Struggle is where we share stories and encouragement from global artistic, ritual and activist traditions. As our co-founder, Vincent Harding, loved to sing, “We Are Building Up A New World” – and we hope you who are visiting this site will take some strength and inspiration for the work ahead of us from the examples you find here.
On February 21, at the Stella Adler Studio in NYC, poet Sonia Sanchez, public theologian Ruby Sales and musician-producer Toshi Reagon joined Rachel E. Harding for a conversation about Remnants and the meaning of spiri...