Last UK Stop, London

ACORN International Organizing UK

              London            I had met with our ACORN London crew nine months earlier as they were just beginning their work here.  Now there were branches formed in Haringey, a launch coming soon in Hackney, and other groups forming with actions here and there and more than 400 members now in this brief period.  The …

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ACORN UK’s First National Conference

ACORN International Organizing UK

            Sheffield          There were people there from towns that I recognized, but had never been like Oxford, Liverpool, Cornwall, Cambridge, and Haringey. Others were from cities where I had visited our branches before in Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, London, Brighton, Newcastle, and of course Sheffield, which was hosting the conference at St. Mary’s near the center …

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Person-to-Person, Best by Far

ACORN International Ideas and Issues Organizing UK

            Sheffield          It’s not a busman’s tour, because it’s more like train hopping or something.  I’m not sure what to call breakfast in Brighton, lunch in Leeds, and dinner in Sheffield?  Whatever the name, it couldn’t have been clearer that with organizers, there is nothing that beats face-to-face, person-to-person to really get a grip on …

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