[COMM-ORG] query: Organizing Sites for Alternative Spring Break

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Fri Sep 3 03:11:46 CDT 2010

  From: Arthur Keene <keene at anthro.umass.edu>

Dear Friends,

I write on behalf of the UMAss Alliance for Community Organization 
(UACT).  For the last 14 years we have run curricular alternative spring 
break programs grounded in radical pedagogy and focused on community 
development.  This year we are beginning a small shift in our curriculum 
to put a greater emphasis on the method and theory of community 
organizing and are looking for organizations/sites that might be 
interested in partnering with us to put groups of 15-20 students to work 
on active organizing campaigns during our spring break week in 
mid-March.  If anyone has any suggestions,  we'd be most grateful to 
hear them.

Many thanks,

Art Keene
Professor of Anthropology
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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