[COMM-ORG] Fwd: ANNOUCEMENT: November 2010 additions to Alliance for Justice's Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing

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  From: Aniko Schwarcz


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We are pleased to announce the November 2010 additions to Alliance for 
Justice's Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing compendium of 
resources.  The audience for the compendium includes community 
organizing and advocacy groups, grantmaking foundations, and 
evaluators.  RECO helps these groups to quickly find evaluation 
materials at no cost.



You are invited to view the nine new resources

at

www.afj.org/reco



New resources:

     * An Evaluation of the Ford Foundation's Neighborhood and Family 
Initiative,

by Robert J. Chaskin, Selma Chipenda-Dansokho, Mark Joseph, and Carla 
Richards, a report by the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the 
University of Chicago



     * Creating Change through Community Organizing: Funding Strategies 
That Develop Local Leadership and Build Collective Power,

by Marjorie Fine of the Center for Community Change



     * "Do-it-Yourself Evaluation of Community Organizing" videos,

created by Blueprint Research & Design.



     * Grassroots Action and Learning for Social Change:  Evaluating 
Community Organizing,

by Catherine Crystal Foster & Justin Louie



     * Marking Progress in Community Initiatives,

by Stephen Baker, Joan Costello, Joan Wynn, Sheila Merry, and Harold 
Richman, a report by the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the 
University of Chicago



     * Measuring Social Capital: An Exploration in Community--Research 
Partnership,

by Robert J. Chaskin, Robert M. Goerge, Ada Skyles, and Shannon Guiltinan



     * Movement Building Indicators,

by the Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice



     * Organizer Training and Bi-annual Strategic Evaluation and 
Organizer Evaluation,

by Rabbi Moshe ben Asher of Gather the People



     * Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of 
Advocacy, Organizing, and Civic Engagement in the Northwest Region

by Gita Gulati-Partee and Lisa Ranghelli





Thanks to the members of Comm-org community for your feedback and leads 
over the course of the updating process.

Please remember that we need your help to make RECO comprehensive!



Contact us to add your resources for the next update:

For more information, e-mail shoech at afj.org or aniko at afj.org or call 
Aniko at 202-822-6070





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