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Community Organizing As Job Creator: An Investment That Works For All

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This study makes the case that more investment in community organizing can pay impressive dividends in community stabilization and other economic benefits. It offers models for collaboration, a framework for translating ideals into concrete results, best practices for targeting precious resources where they will do the most good, as well as methodology for projecting and measuring effectiveness.
Community Organizing As Job Creator: An Investment That Works For All examines the achievements of the Gamaliel faith-based network over the last five years at neighborhood, city, county, state and federal levels. It bases its conclusions on economic theory and widely accepted government formulas, such as used to calculate the impact of highway and transit funding.
 
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