“When people ask me, ‘What do you do?’ I say I create crisis, because crisis is that edge where change is possible.” – Lisa Fithian
Lisa Fithian is an American political activist. She has been working for nonviolent social change since the mid 1970’s. Over the years she has been a student, labor and community organizer on a broad range of issues. From environmental justice to student and worker rights, from peace and global justice to immigration and housing, Lisa continues to use a wide range of strategies and tactics and encouraged nonviolent direct action as one of the most effective strategies for change. She is available for trainings, consultations and organizing projects. Lisa continues to work with people to access the power they need to build a more just and peaceful community and world. She is also part of the movement “Occupy Wall Street”.
Her website organizingforpower.org chronicles much of her work and offers great resources.