The Southern Movement Assembly is a regional organizing process involving over 50 organizations working across issues in the Southeast U.S.

The first Southern Movement ASsembly was held in historic Lowndes County, Alabama on the site of 1965’s Tent City in September 2012.

Throughout 2013 and 2014, organizing drives have culminated in four SMAs held in different locations in the South: Jacksonville, FL, Dothan, AL, and Atlanta, GA.

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This video provides an overview of the People Movement Assembly that was organized by grassroots community groups in Detroit in 2011 as a people’s response to the Detroit Works Project.

The Peoples Movement Assembly Organizing Kit

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This video tells the story of the Youth Education Justice PMA that was planned, organized, facilitated, and documented by young people from Atlanta and Detroit.



An overview of the 50 PMA’s that were organized at the second US Social Forum in Detroit, 2010.