Make it clear that this is the start of a process and not the end. That the real learning process takes place during community campaigns.Set out our goal as moving each group up the pyramid but also bringing party closer to community.
Common Principle behind all these forms of organising: equality of voice can overcome inequality of resources.
Reviewing lessons learned fromstring exercise
When we understand someones story we better understand what drives them, what the events were that shaped them, etcWe may not have stories like that but we can all learn more about each other and, by learning build relationships, by building those relationships we become stronger.
Community OrganisingIntroductory Session
One thing you have too much of Walthamstow Labour Party One thing you don’t have enough of
Political Stories Illegitimate child, strong mother taught him to read, drunken step-father. Aged 12: Trapped in coal mine after shaft collapsed. I am an agitator. My work has consisted of trying to stir up a divine discontent with wrong. I found in the Christianity of Christ the inspiration which first of all drew me into the movement and has carried me on in it. Animal lover, loved gentle poetry of Burns, loved to play with children. Aged 8: ‘Christian’ baker sacked him. Family went hungry.
1-2-1 Building Public Relationships Why 1-2-1s?