The Social Forum

Imagine a gathering of people from all walks of life, coming together by the thousands on all kinds of issues, to forge a movement big enough for all of us.
First Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights Passes

The National Domestic Workers Alliance, which formed three years ago at the 2007 US Social Forum, celebrates the recent passage of the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in New York.

Danny Glover: Let’s Reclaim Our Country

Danny Glover, activist, filmmaker, and YES! board member, is among those attending the U.S. Social Forum. He sat down with YES! editor Sarah van Gelder to talk about the contribution social forums here in the United States and around the world are making to the success of people’s movements.

US Social Forum Kicks Off

The US Social Forum begins with arrivals of caravans and a poor people's march, and an opening "We have a dream" protest march and rally.

A Personal Invitation to the US Social Forum

The national coordinator of the US Social Forum, Adrienne Maree Brown offers her brief, heartfelt list of reasons to come to Detroit to participate in the 2010 USSF.

USSF: We Saw Another World in Atlanta

Since 2001, tens of thousands have been gathering at World Social Forums. The United States has been slow to catch on, but on June 27, it finally happened.