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Mobilizing ≠ Organizing

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Mobilizing isn’t the same as organizing. From  Marshall Ganz: “I want to make a distinction here between mobilizing and organizing. Mobilizing is getting people to sign the petition, show up at that rally, or click the mouse. Often that’s a tactic …

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Successful Organizing

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For any type of work, defining how to measure success is a critical undertaking. Clarity around success metrics helps us make decisions big and small. Yet defining success is especially tricky if your work involves organizing people towards a common …

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Organizers Develop Leaders

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  Marshall Ganz discusses leadership and what it means to be an organizer. Ganz is a Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School. He says: “Organizers think of themselves as people that develop the leadership of others.” And that: “Leadership [is] …

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