Several years ago, Patrick Banks – a friend from the League of Young Voters – shared this song with me as one of his favorite protest songs. I’ve adopted it as a song that always gets my organizer mojo going when I need an early morning boost, so I wanted to share! Banner credit – Karen creative commons attribution license
I had some time last week to begin uploading more tools, tips and lists – enjoy! If you have additional resources, lists or tools to share, please submit them today and I’ll post (with attribution if you’d like).
Those of you familiar with the good ole Midwest Academy Chart have probably seen the power of its strategic planning clarity in action. In reflecting on the good, the bad, and the ugly of implementation of the Midwest Academy Chart, I came upon a trend in challenges that keep organizations and coalitions from implementing their new strategies: in naming big new goals and tactics, they miss the step of investing in ch
It’s taken me months to figure out how to write this post. On all my commutes, while walking in the woods, while brushing my teeth – I’ve been thinking about my relationship/connection to not only Ferguson, Missouri, but to the continuing trend of unarmed shootings/killings of people in the US. I read scores of amazing articles analyzing the actions in Ferguson, the fallout, the timeline. And throug