January 22, 2015
Background Check Reforms in Over 100 Cities, Counties, & States Pave the Way for Presidential Action
June 5, 2014
March 24, 2008
Oakland Community Organizations has engaged in parent organizing for education reform for over ten years. This article from the journal New Directions for Youth Development, by OCO director Ron Snyder, details OCO's strategies, challenges, and accomplishments.
January 1, 2007
This chapter from Rich Wood's "Community Organizing and Political Change in the City" looks at PICO's organizing effort to influence policy-making on health care, public safety, education, immigrant rights, and housing at the state and national levels.
November 3, 2003
This booklet is a summary of the longer Interfaith Funders report "Renewing Congregations: The Contribution of Faith-Based Community Organizing," examining how congregations are strengthened and transformed by community organizing.
September 22, 2003
This study examined faith-based groups around the country to find out how congregations are strengthened and transformed by community organizing.
This excerpt from "Renewing Congregations" by Interfaith Funders and Richard Wood looks at the impact of being involved in PICO faith-based organizing on Faith Chapel COGIC in San Diego, CA.
January 1, 1995
In this article from the Journal of Community Psychology, Dr. Paul Speer and Dr. Joseph Hughey compare the differences in the ability to develop power between neighborhood-based community organizing and congregation-based community organizing.