organizer role plays
Quito Every country is different, every city is different, and every community is different. We start from there, and then we adapt what we have seen work in so many places and modify it to fit the circumstances and objectives of our organizing program. No matter how many times I have done [...]
Robert Moses, seated at left in 1959, used his position as head of the Mayor's Committee on Slum Clearance to mass-produce thousands of units of public housing, often near the shoreline.
Quito One of the ironic outcomes of recent disasters, whether New Orleans or now New York, is that the public, policy makers, and politicians [...]
housing in Quito Norte
Quito Housing was on my mind.
I spent hours yesterday in a pickup riding the steep roads and byways of Quito Norte with our team and local barrio leaders in the area, four up front and three in the back. We traveled more than a dozen kilometers up, down and around the mountain [...]
With Valentina Ramia of Ruptura25 we begin training organizers for first visits in Quito Norte barrios
Quito Nice to wake up and read the front page of the New York Times and see our companero/companera Carlos Saavedra from Peru and Boston and Gaby Pacheco from Ecuador and Miami, along with other young organizers and activists with [...]
progressive organization in Ecuador
Quito A couple of days filled with meetings with the leadership of Rupture 25, an progressive political party in Ecuador working on its field operations plan for the upcoming national election next February as a crash course in the subtle politics of the country, exposing some of the contradictions in the general [...]
the view in Quito
Quito Last night sitting in Casa Damian, an amazingly good Spanish restaurant in Quito, with two companeros, one of whom was a former chief adviser to the President Rafael Correa now working for the government on how to revise the procedures and update the judicial system and the other a former [...]