Some Free Tips and Advice Honed from Years of Experience
This presentation was developed for a conference workshop with senior community organizers and traditional communicators alike in the room. It’s an attempt to show some analogies and translations between community organizing work and digital organizing work and their respective languages and tools, with a conclusion that fusion of the two is the future.
This is a Community Partner Mapping Tool developed some years ago as a ‘quick and dirty’ way to think about the formation of a coalition. Its designed to demystify certain anecdotal assumptions we sometimes make about potential community partners and allies while also ensuring a certain amount of variety in terms of being honest about strengths that are brought to a coalition partner table.