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The homework for this week's meeting includes an interview with Jane McAlevey that is already so incredible, especially her distinction between "mobilizing" and "organizing." vox.com/podcasts/2020/3/17/211

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Barnraisers cohort 

"In the mobilizing model, you may be involving people in very large numbers, but the limitation of the mobilizing approach is that you’re only talking to people who agree with you already... What makes organizing different than all other kinds of activism is it puts you in direct contact every day with people who have no shared political values whatsoever."

Barnraisers cohort 

"The next person to talk to that worker will be their manager. Then the next person to talk to that worker will be FOX news." This is why we talk to people three, four, five times, real assessments of commitment. It's so good, wow

Barnraisers cohort 

Good organizers are "people who who genuinely believe that ordinary people have high intelligence, people who very deeply respect ordinary people.”

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