Two Kinds of Community Organizing

John talks about two different approaches to community organizing in a Q & A session on community development with participants in a workshop sponsored by the Communities First Association.

Watch the conversation and discover the difference between community organizing and advocacy organizing. What is your focus? Is it different from your passion? Does your work address both? Can community work and social justice work be separated? How do you navigate the full half/empty half scenario?

Video produced by Communities First Association

Running time: 00:07:01



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About the Lead Author

John McKnight
John McKnight is emeritus professor of education and social policy and codirector of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at DePaul University. He is the coauthor of Building Communities from the Inside Out and the author of The Careless Society. He has been a community organizer and serves on the boards of several national organizations that support neighborhood development.

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