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Idaho Donations Couldn't Support Local ACORN Worknew

When ACORN came to Idaho in 2007, its first act was bringing a traffic engineer to Latah and Nez Perce streets and getting the city to turn the intersection into a four-way stop. After growing a small membership, the operation closed unexpectedly in the fall of 2008.
Boise Weekly  |  Gavin Dahl  |  10-21-2009  |  Politics

Community Organizing is Real Worknew

With the exception of trial lawyers and drug dealers, it's not often that politicians directly insult a profession. But community organizers found themselves in the spotlight recently when speakers at the RNC took potshots at their vocation. A few Charlotte organizers weigh in.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Karen Shugart  |  09-17-2008  |  Commentary

You'll Never Be VP: A Letter to My Daughter, the Community Organizernew

As I listened to Governor Sarah Palin address the nation the other night, I had to confess that -- as your father -- I have clearly failed.
L.A. Weekly  |  Marc Cooper  |  09-12-2008  |  Commentary

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