Community organizing can be a complex process. To assess an organization’s power and sustainability, it’s important to understand its readiness to engage and empower constituents. Bolder Advocacy has a way to determine an organization’s ability to engage in organizing—PowerCheck: a tool for assessing community organizing capacity.
Movement building and other types of collaborations have become key strategies for community organizing campaigns. Learning what’s working and not working and why in this type of work has its own challenges. Bolder Advocacy’s Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing (RECO) compendium can help organizations learn from each other’s collaborative work.
The California Endowment’s CEO pushes back on philanthropy’s’ fixation with technical solutions to vexing problems.
The North Carolina movement that’s spreading across the South stages its first major event of the year.
Hugh Hogan of North Star Fund explains how investing in grassroots advocacy helped curtail a controversial practice.
From Moral Mondays to the fast food strikes, New Organizing Institute rounds up the highlights in grassroots organizing last year.
The new additions to our online library includes an extensive checklist for measures of success.
Fighting for access to affordable health care in Texas.
Rev. William Smart on how to forge an effective coalition.
The story of the remarkable achievements of community organizer Kimi Gray–whose legacy of empowering people lives on in her granddaughter.