Voting Rights Anniversary Today Should Be A Celebration, But It’s Not

[Note: The Voting Rights Act was signed into law 49 years ago today. Sadly, the anniversary comes at a time when this vital democratic right has been rolled back. Until it is fully restored and strengthened, our country and state have little to celebrate. Read this note from Alabama State […]

SOS Education Committee Hosts Back 2 School “Prep” Rally August 2

“Education is the Passport to the Future, for Tomorrow belongs to the People who Prepare for it Today.”—Malcolm X (Montgomery, AL July 30, 2014) —  Save OurSelves (SOS) Education Committee will host a back to school “prep” rally to prepare and encourage students, parents, teachers, and the community as we kick […]

Youth Power! Medicaid Expansion Rally July 16 on Alabama Capitol Steps

The Youth Committee of Save OurSelves is organizing the YOUTH POWER! Rally for Medicaid Expansion in Montgomery, Alabama, on the steps of the State Capitol Building Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 11 a.m. to noon. Among the featured speakers is Moriah Johnson, the break-out star of BET’s Baldwin Hills. This rally builds […]

Gov. Bentley Asked to Attend SOS’ Medicaid Expansion Rally on May 31

Alabama Sen. Hank Sanders, a co-founding member of the Save Ourselves Movement for Justice and Democracy, sent a letter to Gov. Dr. Robert Bentley, respectfully asking him to attend the SOS rally to expand Medicaid in Alabama under the Affordable Care Act. Gov. Bentley and state GOP leaders have expressed […]

SOS Rallies in Support of Displaced Bayou La Batre Mothers at Safe Harbor 7

Alabama Fisheries Cooperative: A Multi-Cultural Fisher and Seafood Worker-Owned Cooperative, is working with Saving OurSelves Movement, a coalition of 40 organizations, to highlight and stop the displacement of residents who are speaking out against injustices against citizens. The cooperative is hosting a Solidarity Shrimp Boil for Safe Harbor on Thursday, May […]