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Inspiration this week has come in the form of a mid-level organizing training on Long Island with partners of the Long Island Civic Engagement Table — Several months ago Ana Maria Archila of the Center for Popular Democracy and I connected on bringing some of the practices and insights I have been working on with Up With Community to a mid-level organizing training for 15 seasoned staff on Long Island. Our goal
Craig Saddlemire, movie-maker and former city councilor. has a vision for better, safer and healthier housing for Lewiston/Auburn – enviornmentally sustainable housing cooperatives. He is sharing that vision with our community and building a foundation for up to 25 new units in the city. Learn about his biggest challenges and what he is doing to beat them.