[COMM-ORG] Invite: Community Organizing with John Atlas and Steve Kest

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  From: John Atlas <jatlas4 at comcast.net

   SEEDS OF CHANGE.The Story of Acorn, America's Most Controversial =
Anti-Poverty Community Group is available at Amazon.com.  =
http://www.amazon.com/Seeds-Change-Controversial-Antipoverty-Organizing/dp=
/0826517064 and Vanderbilt University Press =
http://www.vanderbiltuniversitypress.com/books/387/seeds-of-change)


  Join us for the next event in the PROGRESSIVISM ON TAP series:

  The History & Future of Community Organizing

  Progressivism on Tap with John Atlas and Steve Kest

  Register to Attend

  John Atlas, president of the National Housing Institute and author of =
Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America's Most Controversial =
Anti-Poverty Community Group , and Steve Kest, Senior Fellow at CAP and =
former executive director of ACORN, will discuss the history and the =
future of community organizing. This is a special joint event with the =
Progressive Book Club.

  PROGRESSIVISM ON TAP is a lecture and discussion series from the =
Progressive Studies Program at the Center for American Progress, focused =
on the history and intellectual traditions of progressivism and =
liberalism.

  PROGRESSIVISM ON TAP provides an informal forum for budding activists =
and professionals to explore the political values and theoretical =
debates within the broader progressive tradition and to apply those =
lessons to contemporary political discourse.





  Date and Location

  November 10, 2010

  6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

  Busboys and Poets (map)
  1025 5th St NW
  Washington, DC 20001

  Register to Attend

  Program starts at 6:30 p.m. and will end at 7:30 p.m.

  Please arrive early; space is not guaranteed.



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