Libero Della Piana

Libero224x300 Libero Della Piana joined the Alliance for a Just Society as a Senior Organizer in 2014. Libero has broad and extensive experience as an organizer, trainer, curriculum developer, digital strategist, writer, editor and public speaker. He previously worked as a senior researcher and trainer for the Applied Research Center (now Race Forward) and was the Digital Director of the People’s World progressive news site. Libero received the prestigious Bannerman Fellowship for Young Activists of Color in 1997. He lives in East Harlem, New York.

Black Lives Matters and Senator Sanders

#BlackLivesMatter. #UnitedWeFight.

Saturday, a group of ‪#‎BlackLivesMatter‬ activists protested at a Seattle public event to celebrate decades of Social Security and Medicare. Our affiliate organization, Washington Community Action Network! was a cosponsor of the event. The event featured U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Sen. Sanders was unable to speak to the crowd because of the protest. The issues […]

Justice for Michael Brown! End Racial Profiling and Police Violence

The images of protest and militarized police response in Ferguson, Missouri are shocking. But developments in that small suburban town are simply exposing the racial reality that millions of people of color face every day. Everyday experiences with the courts, media, government authorities and police remind us, in ways large and small, that the lives […]