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Social justice and organizing
Colin Kaepernick and other National Football League players are doing what Saul Alinsky, founder of the Industrial Areas Foundation, often advised: They are engaging in public action and achieving the first goal of any action—generating reactions. Read this opinion by Michael Grecan of IAF in this Wall Street Journal article (subscription required).
A Sun-Times column written by Michael Gecan, co-director of the Industrial Areas Foundation, founded in Chicago by Saul Alinsky in 1940, which has local organizational affiliates in Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin and 18 other states.
Lake County United, United Power for Action and Justice, DuPage United and Fox River Valley Initiative hosted an action with the 10 candidates in the primary for Illinois State Attorney General on March 12, 2018. The link below is to the full length video of that event.
Saul Alinsky is one of the most misunderstood figures of the 20th century. Let’s set the record straight. This is an op-ed piece by Mike Grecan, a co-director of the Industrial Areas Foundation.