Community Organizing in Chicago

September 26th, 2007

On this episode of Community, Media & You, we’ll have a conversation about the state of organizing today and efforts on the South Side to empower underrepresented communities.Following the lead of Chicago’s most well-known grassroots community organizer, Saul Alinsky, other individuals have come together to bring democracy to the neighborhood level. Through organizing, traditionally underrepresented communities have influenced government policies and improved the quality of life in their neighborhoods. Read the rest of this entry »

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