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Even In Failed 'Worldwide LGBT Equality March,' A Grassroots Effort Finds Seeds Of Success

Even In Failed 'Worldwide LGBT Equality March,' A Grassroots Effort Finds Seeds Of Success | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

"In the weeks and days leading up to the march, however, I was struck by just how few posts entailed actual event details, inspirational calls to duty, or instructions on how to get involved. Those in areas lacking a march were encouraged to create flash mobs, as if that were a perfectly quick and easy thing to do."

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Building Community Engagement Around Key Events | ClickZ

Building Community Engagement Around Key Events | ClickZ | Community Organizing | Scoop.it
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9 Ways to Maximize Your College Leadership Experience - Let's Grow Leaders

9 Ways to Maximize Your College Leadership Experience - Let's Grow Leaders | Community Organizing | Scoop.it
I'm often asked which colleges are the best for "leadership."  The short answer is "most will do just fine."  As with most of life, it's what you make of it.
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The Green dot strategy is a comprehensive approach to violence prevention centered on bystander intervention and social change.

The Green dot strategy is a comprehensive approach to violence prevention centered on bystander intervention and social change. | Community Organizing | Scoop.it
Green Dot strategy is a comprehensive approach to violence prevention that capitalizes on the power of peer and cultural influence across all levels of the socio-ecological model. 
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Building Community Engagement Around Key Events | ClickZ

Building Community Engagement Around Key Events | ClickZ | Community Organizing | Scoop.it
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Using Social Media and "Gamification" to Support Volunteerism

Using Social Media and "Gamification" to Support Volunteerism | Community Organizing | Scoop.it
With US non-profits losing $30 billion annually due to high volunteer attrition, why are there not more programs to thank and reward volunteers?

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Even In Failed 'Worldwide LGBT Equality March,' A Grassroots Effort Finds Seeds Of Success

Even In Failed 'Worldwide LGBT Equality March,' A Grassroots Effort Finds Seeds Of Success | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

"In the weeks and days leading up to the march, however, I was struck by just how few posts entailed actual event details, inspirational calls to duty, or instructions on how to get involved. Those in areas lacking a march were encouraged to create flash mobs, as if that were a perfectly quick and easy thing to do."

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Organizer Resources from 350.org

Organizer Resources from 350.org | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

Organizing guides, link to an organizing wiki, materials, presentations, video guides, educational resources and more!

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Joyfulness as a Community Organizing Strategy

The paper draws a connection between the high camp, playfulness and joy of the ActUp movement and the subsequent ways that community organizing has changed. The trick of ActUp, the writer says, is the ability to have a lot of joy in the midst of a terrible and ignored epidemic.

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Community Organizing 101 Training in DC

Community Organizing 101 Training in DC | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

Please join Empower DC and DC Jobs with Justice as we present this informative training on the Basics of Community Organizing. The training will be facilitated by seasoned Community Organizer Roger Newell.

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7-Week Community Organizing Training in Worcester, MA

7-Week Community Organizing Training in Worcester, MA | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

Topics include / Tópicos incluyen:
• 1 to 1 techniques / técnicas de 1 a 1
• Story-telling? / contando historias
• History of community organizing / historia de organización comunitaria
• Power mapping / mapas de poder
• Anti-oppression work, with a focus on Undoing Racism, Gender and Ageism? / trabajo en contra de la opresión, con un enfoque en Deshaciendo Racismo, Género y la discriminación por edad
• Economic systems / systemas economicas
• Art & activism: creative expression for liberation / arte y el activismo: expresión creativa para la liberación

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New Media Resources

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Social Media Resources from National Organizing Institute

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Community Organizing Intern Opening in NY

Community Organizing Intern Opening in NY | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

iEat Green is looking for a student to maintain a half-acre organic, vegetable garden; 
attend tabling events as a representative of Slow Food Huntington and/or iEat Green; and assist with community projects focused around food security issues, agriculture policy, community gardens, movie screenings, etc.

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Writing for the Environment and Community Organizing

Writing for the Environment and Community Organizing | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

I’ve been teaching English at University of Alaska Fairbanks/Tanana Valley Campus forever and a year. This is the first semester I’m teaching the focus Writing for the Environment and Community Organizing. I’m trying a few new things. We’ll see how it all turns out!

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The Secret Power of Vulnerability

The Secret Power of Vulnerability | Community Organizing | Scoop.it
Image source The power of  vulnerability is lost when you don’t dare or don’t know how. Bill Treasurer, author of, “Leaders Open Doors,” said, “I used to drink too much. Way too much. … Three years...
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Effective Facilitation

Effective Facilitation | Community Organizing | Scoop.it
Effective Facilitation, a whitepaper by Hank Williams, explores the skills involved in supporting working groups (Effective Facilitation - where does the responsibility lie? With the facilitator or the group?
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India: Haryana Rape Cases Prompt March Against Violence

India: Haryana Rape Cases Prompt March Against Violence | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

"We are all energised by the process and of course we are once again reminded of our very small role/contribution in the struggles of our community. Often, we tend to make the mistake of burdening ourselves, but instead the resilience of our community and survivors of violence shows us the way ahead."

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Facilitation Resources « Chris Corrigan

Facilitation Resources « Chris Corrigan | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

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High School to Host DC's First English Language Learner Support Group

High School to Host DC's First English Language Learner Support Group | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

Coolidge Senior High School will be the first high school in DC with an "English Language Learner (ELL) Support Group", a student envisioned- and led-initiative meant to enrich the overall experience of the school's ELL families.

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Introduction to Community Organizing for Occupy Midwest

This slideshow is an introduction to community organizing and was created by Tom Tresser for the Occupy Midwest convention.

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Get Organized Around Assets

Get Organized Around Assets | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

The steps community organizers use to help change people's lives can help teachers improve English language learners' reading.

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Online Community Organizing Blog Series

3 takes on online community organizing

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Can Gardening Be A Form of Community Organizing?

Can Gardening Be A Form of Community Organizing? | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

There’s a misconception that “community organizing” is something that happens only in activist movements at the grassroots, but these skills are necessary for any public, communal project—even supposedly apolitical ones like a community garden.

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Social Media as the newest tool to do community organizing

Social Media as the newest tool to do community organizing | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

The old tool of community organizers to gather petition signatures is so out of date. Today Facebook and Twitter are the new way to gather public support for change.

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What an Organizer Does

What an Organizer Does | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

What I think I do vs. What my mom thinks I does.

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Community Organizing Institute in Long Beach, CA

Community Organizing Institute in Long Beach, CA | Community Organizing | Scoop.it

Centro Shalom's Organizing Institute will train community organizers to assist and support the Endowment in its Building Healthy Communities Initiative. The ultimate goal of the Organizing Institute is to have experienced, professional community organizers train a group of twenty to thirty young adults, ages 18-28, to develop the tools and commit to changing systems and policies towards building a healthy community in Long Beach.

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