This is a succinct resource but can be a very effective tool in relationship and community-building as a youth or even adult organizer. These short activities can be used to refocus the group on strengths as opposed to highlighting opportunities or differing opinions. It seeks to recognize each participant based on their individual contribution. If used regularly, it can create optimistic youth organizers that transition into optimistic community-building adults.
Look here to explore a thoughtful collection of additional readings and resources relevant to becoming a leader/organizer. ... MORE
A substantive guide to understanding community organizing and day-in-the-life-of snapshot of what an organizer might have to get done during the day and useful strategies around those undertakings. ... MORE
This excellent resource authored by Ganz and Lin argues that leadership can be taught with pedagogy that itself entails leadership, aligning the content of what is taught with the way ... MORE