Organizing for Social Change A Manual for Activists

ISBN-10: 092976594X

ISBN-13: 9780929765945

Edition: 3rd 2001

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List price: $23.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Seven Locks Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Kim Bobo is the founder and executive director of Interfaith Worker Justice and a columnist forReligion Dispatches( She is the author ofLives Matter: A Handbook for Christian Organizingand the co-author (with Jackie Kendall and Steve Max) ofOrganizing for Social Change, the most widely used manual on progressive activism in the country. She lives in Chicago.

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Direct Action Organizing
2001 Edition Introductionp. 2
The Fundamentals of Direct Action Organizingp. 8
Choosing an Issuep. 22
Developing a Strategyp. 30
A Guide to Tacticsp. 48
Organizing Models: The Underlying Structure of Organizationsp. 62
Designing Actionsp. 70
Organizing Skills
Holding Accountability Sessionsp. 82
Building and Joining Coalitionsp. 100
Recruitingp. 110
Developing Leadershipp. 118
Planning and Facilitating Meetingsp. 128
Being a Great Public Speakerp. 140
Using the Mediap. 156
Designing and Leading a Workshopp. 172
Working with Community Organization Boardsp. 182
Working with Religious Organizationsp. 192
Working With Local Unions, Central Labor Councils and Building and Construction Trades Councilsp. 204
Building Labor-Community Partnershipsp. 220
Tactical Investigationsp. 232
Support for Organization
Grassroots Fundraisingp. 276
Controlling Your Work: Administrative Systemsp. 288
Supervisionp. 298
Financial and Legal Mattersp. 318
Working for the Long Haulp. 338
You Mean You're Not Getting Rich? Economics in the New Millenniump. 346
Selected Resources
Resources for Organizingp. 380
Songsp. 399
Indexp. 410
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