Nene Igietseme

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Nene Igietseme is a youth worker/organizer with organizations like The City School, Beantown Society, and the Youth Justice & Power Union. She is interested in the intersections of climate justice, “new/alternative” economic development, transformational culture shift, and youth/multigenerational organizing. Nene hopes to support young people in developing new economic and political institutions such as worker cooperatives, credit unions, participatory budgeting, etc., as part of a community economic development strategy. Nene is a trainer/associate with the Center for Story-Based Strategy (formerly Smart Meme). She also has been working with the Boston Center for Community Ownership, Center for Economic Democracy, and the Boston Impact Initiative. She has a Masters in City Planning from MIT.[1]

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 Nene Igietseme.[2]

#Asians4BlackLives

Christine Cordero March 7, 2015 ·

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Happy New Year! From the SF parade. Thanks for the wall, Saks 5th. ;) #BlackLivesMatter #LNYsolidarity #Asians4BlackLives — with Amy Vanderwarker, Feng Kung, Brianna Gibson, Alicia Garza, Megan Swoboda, Amanda Ream, Robbie Clark, Celestial Fa-son, Malkia Cyril, Terry Marshall, Larry Fellows III, Ellen Choy and Nene Igietseme.

Youth Convergence of the People's Climate March

Christine Cordero September 20, 2014 ·

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Nene Igietseme of @ Center for Story-based Strategy rocking the Storytellers Training at the Youth Convergence of the People's Climate March. #OurPower #PeoplesClimate — with Tina Johnson, Hannah Jones, Lauren Wood and Joe Solomon.

People's Climate March

Christine Cordero September 19, 2014 ·

NYC. I'm in here. So many rockstars. @OurPower contingent alone is about 4,000 folks, 50 buses from all over. Frontlines of Crisis, Forefront of Change.

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Frontlines are actually out front becuse it takes roots to weather the storm... #PeoplesClimate #OurPower — with Rachel LaForest, Michael Leon Guerrero, Janet Redman, Ananda Lee Tan, Sara Mersha, Yuki Kidokoro, Sharon Lungo, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Cindy Wiesner, Helena Wong, Marjorie Childress, Samantha Corbin, Joshua Kahn Russell and Nene Igietseme.

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