A Community Organizer’s Toolkit: How Organizing Strategy and Methodology Can Generate Big Community Wins

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Event:
A Community Organizer’s Toolkit: How Organizing Strategy and Methodology Can Generate Big Community Wins
Start:
March 21 2:30 pm
End:
March 21 3:45 pm
Category:
Venue:
Statler B

Looking to pack the biggest punch for your next advocacy effort? Learn how to use community organizing tools and strategies such as power analyses and strategic campaign planning to amplify and extend your reach.

The current landscape presents myriad advocacy and organizing opportunities for non-profits to increase the responsiveness of financial institutions to community needs, including basic banking services, access to capital and credit, and foreclosure prevention. Your organization can build power to achieve lasting and significant change in the communities you serve by working in coalition together with other organizations, individuals, and institutions. Come learn how community organizing tools and methodology cannot only help build powerful coalitions, but also strengthen the work your organization does on a daily basis.

MODERATOR:

Maryellen Lewis, Acting Chair, Michigan Community Reinvestment Coalition, Lansing, MI

SPEAKERS:

Dave Snyder, Coordinator, Minnesota Asset Building Coalition, St. Paul, MN

Reverend Alvin Herring, Director of Training, PICO, Baton Rouge, LA

Steve Meacham, Coordinator of Organizing, City Life/ Vida Urbana, Boston, MA

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