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To: AGreatPer

Community organizing is a process by which people living in proximity to each other, are brought together to act in their common self-interest.

Community organizers work actively, as do other types of social workers, in community councils of social agencies and in community-action groups. At times the role of community organizers overlaps that of the social planners.

pressure the decision-makers through a variety of means, including picketing, boycotting, sit-ins, petitioning, and electoral politics

Political campaigns often claim that their door-to-door operations are in fact an effort to organize the community, though often these operations are focused exclusively on voter identification and turn out.

Saul Alinsky, based in Chicago, is credited with originating the term “community organizer” during this time period. Alinksy wrote two books: Reveille for Radicals, published in 1946; and Rules for Radicals, published in 1971, which was adopted as a “bible” by many radical activists

The American Civil Rights Movement, the anti-war movements, the Chicano movement, the feminist movement, and the gay rights movement all influenced and were influenced by ideas of neighborhood organizing.

The American Civil Rights Movement, the anti-war movements, the Chicano movement, the feminist movement, and the gay rights movement all influenced and were influenced by ideas of neighborhood organizing.

Wade Rathke of ACORN
John Dodds of Philadelphia Unemployment Project
Mark Splain of the AFL-CIO

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41 posted on 10/05/2008 4:59:50 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

kcvl, that is so excellent informatioin. You can bet that it is printed and will be presented at my Pub tomorrow. Thank you.


46 posted on 10/05/2008 5:10:18 PM PDT by AGreatPer (I want to see a birth certificate.)
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To: kcvl

kcvl, that is so excellent informatioin. You can bet that it is printed and will be presented at my Pub tomorrow. Thank you.


47 posted on 10/05/2008 5:11:31 PM PDT by AGreatPer (I want to see a birth certificate.)
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