This chapter from Prof. 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.
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In this PICO training, community leaders have decided to build an organization and now need to understand how to better connect with people in their community. This training teaches them the core elements of a 1-1 visit.
This article reviews thinking and experimentation by staff and leaders within the PICO network designed to increase the social impact of community organizing while keeping this grassroots movement firmly rooted in the values and control of local communities.