Union Leaders Thinking “Outside the Box”

Community Organizing Health Care Ideas and Issues Labor Organizing Organizing

Shreveport Local 100’s stewards and leaders organized themselves into three different workshops. One focused on schools and head start units, another looked at health care with nursing and community homes, and the last bit hard into contractors and subcontractors for sanitation and janitorial workers. The results were inspiring and exciting. In the report backs one …

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Forty Years and Counting

ACORN Citizen Wealth Community Organizations International Community Organizing Organizing Personal Writings Rebuild New Orleans

New Orleans        I was a couple of minutes late and walked into a speech by long time New Orleans community leader Beulah Laboistrie’s remarks about her decades of leadership in ACORN and now A Community Voice, which has arisen from the ashes of the organization in Louisiana, so I was looking sidelong at the …

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