[COMM-ORG] query: Organizing for Action

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From: Michael Rothschuh <michael at rothschuh.de>

For Discussion;
What do you think about „Organizing for Action“? There are similar and 
often the same subjects as in the different community organizing 
networks or in social movements, Issues like jobs, health care, 
immigration reform and in the moment gun controlling. But it is 
concentrated in the actual agenda of the Obama government. And I think 
there is no discussion about the ways, how to get the aims. On one side 
I see it as a top-down organization. On the other side it might be a 
chance for people to bring their own perspective, their own questions 
and answers into the agenda. Does anyone know: Are there connections 
between OFA and different local Community Organizations?

Best wishes for you!
Michael Rothschuh, Hamburg, Germany

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