New COMM-ORG paper: Four Narratives of Anti-Poverty Community Mobilization

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Wed May 24 12:51:37 CDT 2006


I am very pleased to announce another paper in the COMM-ORG 2006 paper

Four Narratives of Anti-Poverty Community Mobilization:
Housing Works, FIERCE, Human Rights Watch, and the More Gardens Coalition

   by Benjamin Shepard

This is a collection of essays covering housing, community gardens, free 
spaces, and social justice issues in New York City.  As such it is an 
interesting look at how the issues interweave and intersect in one 
place, with an emphasis on the words of the participants themselves.

You can find the paper at the COMM-ORG "Papers" page, in the 2006 section:

I hope that the paper inspires some discussion.  Authors contribute
papers to COMM-ORG in the hopes of getting comments, so please feel
welcomed to contact Benjamin directly, or discuss his paper through the 

Thanks so much to Benjamin for contributing this work.

Randy Stoecker
rstoecker at

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