Neighborhood Opportunity Network

Supporting one another in a time of crisis

Creative Community Organizing

Posted by frankieblackburn on May 10, 2009

I continue to reflect on how to respond to others when they ask questions like..what does it take to be a good community organizer? what do community organizers really do? The role of community organizer is one full of nuances and requires a special proactive spirit. We often refer to this as “friendly persistence”. Listen to Megan’s story of  recruiting a new neighbor friend of Latino background to go door knocking and tell me if you agree that she is a walking example of friendly persistence…

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