November 9, 2023
DPI Convening
Narrative, Agency & Belonging
This plenary's discussion from the 2023 DPI Annual Convening was about the role that narrative, agency and belonging play in the work to build and sustain powerful political movements and how those insights can translate into impact.
Sojourn Strategies
Faith in Florida
Formerly Incarcerated Convicted People and Families Movement (FICPFM)

We all know that organized, collective action is a critical strategy for winning change. And we have learned that perceptions of power are critical building blocks for political action. But what are the factors that help members join and stay connected to base-building organizations and see those organizations as “political homes” that operate as containers for building power for collective action?

Report: Belonging, Community & Impact: What it Means to Build a Political Home

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January 26, 2023
Political Homes - DPI Digest
This newsletter highlights key takeaways from the Belonging, Community & Impact: What it Means to Build a Political Home Report. What drives people to affiliate with power-building groups? Researchers collaborated with VOTE (LA), PICO California, and Voces de la Frontera (WI) to discern key factors.
December 1, 2022
Belonging, Community & Impact: What it means to build a Political Home
Sojourn Strategies conducted listening sessions to better understand how people engage with and participate in political homes, where individuals can build community with others who have shared values to impact change, in California, Louisiana, and Wisconsin.