Free Movement is a collaborative laboratory of creativity, freedom, and activism utilizing Southern organizing strategies here in Wilmington and we want to get you involved.  We are volunteer and community driven project, so you better believe we need your support.

Here are 10 ways you can help us pull off Free Movement & Black Man Running.  Our big day is March 11th, but there are also plenty of opportunities to get involved before then!

  1. Register to run in the 2nd annual Black Man Running 5K for racial and social justice. Space is limited and early registration makes us super happy! Online registration is now closed, but you can still register the day of the event between 9:00-10:15am.
  2. Help spread the word using our ThunderClap tool – it is easy and it really helps!
  3. Attend our March 4th Parade Lab. We’ll be  pulling everything together that Saturday—the drumming, the workshops, the puppet making, the volunteer coordinating…
  4. Volunteer  We need your help!  Can pitch in? Click here.
  5. Add your voice to our spoken word event or perform on our community stage.
  6. Propose a social justice workshop and deliver it after the 5K runCheck out the line up!
  7. Join our documentation team, which will take photos and shoot video footage. We want a team of about a dozen. Media folks from UNCW and CFCC are particularly welcome.
  8. Assemble a running/walking team to take part in the 5K or in the one-mile youth fun run. (We have a limited number of free registrations available to community groups.  Click here to request support.)
  9. Sign up to drum, dance, or puppeteer in our “Justice Parade”
  10. Bring your social justice or community organization to Free Movement and table.

Finally, please attend the performance of Speed Killed my Cousin – a play about the impact of PTSD on veterans.  It is free and open to the public.

Have questions? Email us at info@blackmanrunning or call 910-338-9832.

Come run with us!