Margi Clarke

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Margi Clarke


Margi Clarke is a Berkeley activist.

Background

"I was raised in Washington D.C. in the late 60’s/early 70’s in my extended family where civil rights marches and peace rallies were regular outings. At age 21, I was lucky to get a paid organizing job in California that led me into a decade and a half working closely with the FMLN and civilian opposition groups in El Salvador -- leading delegations to the war zones, organizing against U.S. military intervention, raising funds and supporting cooperative agriculture throughout Central America. From the early lesson that dissent and solidarity were normal, over time I learned how people’s movements have the power to affect national and international events. My work is guided by those powerful feelings of unity in action, and lessons-learned across generations, across borders and across communities.”

Margi Clarke is a strategy consultant, trainer and facilitator who brings sensitivity and practical tools to complex organizational issues. She has experience working with small and large community-based organizations and social enterprise businesses in low-income, multi-ethnic communities. Her background includes immigrant organizing, cooperative economic development, environmental justice and affordable housing. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Margi's consulting practice focuses on strategic planning for groups and alliances; strategy development/program development; board/executive leadership coaching; and personnel and financial management practices that promote social justice values.

Margi also serves as Business Manager for RoadMap.

Margi Clarke lives in Berkeley, CA. Her RoadMap clients include United We Dream, and the Climate Justice Alliance.[1]

RoadMap

Margi Clarke is a consultant with RoadMap, a Freedom Road Socialist Organization affiliated consultancy group .[2]

Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing

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Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing, was a nationwide conference call organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Sunday October 30, 2016.

What's the nature of this right-wing threat? What has this election cycle changed about the political terrain we're fighting on? How do we need to prepare for whats coming after the election? Hear about these crucial questions from our panel of top political strategists, including Nelini Stamp, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Linda Burnham, and Sendolo Diaminah.

Those invited, on Facebook included Margi Clarke.[3]

Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward

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Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward was a phone in webinar organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization in the wake of the 2016 election.

Now what? We’re all asking ourselves that question in the wake of Trump’s victory. We’ve got urgent strategizing and work to do, together. Join Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the Movement for Black Lives and Freedom Road, Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Jodeen Olguin-Taylor of Mijente and WFP, Joe Schwartz of the Democratic Socialists of America, and Sendolo Diaminah of Freedom Road for a discussion of what happened, and what we should be doing to build mass defiance. And above all, how do we build the Left in this, which we know is the only solution to the crises we face?

This event will take place Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 9pm Eastern/8pm Central/6pm Pacific.

Those invited, on Facebook included Margi Clarke.[4]

10 year celebrations

Right to the City Alliance September 25, 2017.

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With Vanessa Moses, Tony Samara, Roberto Carlos Garcia-Ceballos, Carla De Paz, Gilda Haas, Margi Clarke and Leticia Arce.

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