2023 Midwest Academy Awards – and celebrating 50 years!

We are so grateful for all of the people who joined us in person and online to celebrate Midwest Academy’s 50th Anniversary and the powerful organizing work of the award winners. As we’ve seen time and again, when we organize, we win! We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate half a century of building organizing capacity than by honoring the organizers and organizations whose efforts we’ve witnessed, from the 1960’s to today’s most pressing organizing campaigns. We kicked […]


See what we’ve been up to for 50 years

We just posted a timeline of our last 50 years – it’s certainly not all-encompassing, but it gives you a very good overview of some of the organizational history as well as some of the major victories our training has helped support. Know of a victory that’s missing?! Drop us a line:! We’d love to include it.


Throwback Thursday

^^(still a thing, right?) As we’re transitioning to a new site and cleaning up our YouTube, we came across this gem! In 2008, we were featured on Chicago Tonight, a show on PBS (WTTW). See clips from a training — along with some familiar faces!

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