Looking for the Kindness of Strangers – Think France!

ACORN International Community Organizing Immigration Reform International

New Orleans   Over the last two years with an emerging affiliate in France, I’ve now been on the ground working in Grenoble or Paris there a bunch of times, well for me a bunch anyway, like five or six times over two years approximately. My comrades and colleagues there are wonderful people of course, but …

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Leaders Talk Politics and the Need to Hunker Down

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Labor Organizing National Politics

Baton Rouge   The last session of the Local 100 annual leadership conference looked at politics. The Local 100 leadership from Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas is largely African-American and Hispanic and numbers more women than men. Eleven of the more than thirty in attendance were over sixty-years old. Talking to members about how they had voted …

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