11. What Is Community Organizing Anyways?
Gustavo Andrade is the Organizing Director with Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ). He is a community organizer, trainer, strategist and advocate for full rights for all people. And previously, Gusatvo worked as a labor organizer with UNITE HERE! and the Change To Win coalition, leading successful campaigns in Northern Virginia, Los Angeles and Toronto. We discuss why community organizing exists, the power analysis when starting a campaign, some of his successes in community organizing, how when we come together in community we are more powerful, and then what organizing looks like amidst COVID-19. Contact or connect with Gustavo: email@example.com or chej.org Community Organizing: https://www.racialequitytools.org/act/strategies/community-organizing http://www.bredl.org/about.htm Power Analysis: https://ace-ej.org/power_analysis_exercise http://systems.geofunders.org/systems-resources/power-analysis Tips for Campaigns: https://callhub.io/community-organizing-strategies-for-community-organizers/ https://www.alternet.org/2010/03/20_principles_for_successful_community_organizing/ Background Music Credits: https://www.youtube.com/c/mbbmusic https://soundcloud.com/mbbofficial https://www.instagram.com/mbb_music
Duration: 28 min