Organizing and Art

ACORN Organizing Voice of the People Wade's World

            Oakland          We’ve always been clear, organizing is an art, not a science.  We count everything of course and measure the probabilities closely in order to predict turnout, growth, staff development, and a host of other things, but mostly that is necessary to provide the infrastructure.  It doesn’t change the organic nature of the work …

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Backroads California


San Jose          Talking about my planned visits to some of the California cities where we had assisted communities in applying for low power FM radio stations, my friends could only shake their heads.  There was unanimous consensus that this was a crazy idea, with too much driving and traffic that would kill the best made …

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