[COMM-ORG] This Wednesday at CCC in DC - John Atlas on lessons from ACORN's rise and fall

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  From: Peter Dreier <dreier at oxy.edu>


Friends in DC area:



This Wednesday, December 15, my friend John Atlas will be talking about 
his about his new book, Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America's 
Most Controversial Antipoverty Community Organizing Group at the Center 
for Community Change, 1536 U Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, from noon 
– 1:30 pm.



Lunch will be provided but seating is limited. Please RSVP to Jerry 
Jones via email

(jjones at communitychange.org) or phone (202-339-3990).



John is a longtime public-interest lawyer, activist, writer, and radio 
talk-show host. He is founder and president of the National Housing 
Institute, a think tank that publishes Shelterforce magazine. His book 
is getting a lot of positive attention and great reviews.



Peter



_______________________

Peter Dreier

E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics

Chair, Urban & Environmental Policy Program

Occidental College

1600 Campus Road

Los Angeles, CA 90041

Phone: (323) 259-2913

Website: http://employees.oxy.edu/dreier



"The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who in time of crisis 
remain neutral" - Dante


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