Community Organizing Training with Canada's First Nations & Environmental Leaders. March 22-24, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Network Training Team included: Dan Grandone, Jake Waxman, Esther Handy & Jennifer Hollett.
Farhan Latif, Sarah Smith, Chris Looi, Rawan Zeine, Yusufi Vali and Marshall Ganz, holding a Public Narrative workshop at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. February 23, 2013
Members of Serbia on the Move at a recent launching of the new project called "How will your doctor be?" An initial campaign to address corruption in the Serbian health system.
Participants of the "Learning Conference 2012"
Participants of the "Learning Conference 2012" during the Strategy Deep Learning Session
" Learning Conference 2012" - Strategy Session
Participants of the "Learning Conference 2012" during the Coaching Deep Learning Session
Panel presentation on "Launching and Running a Global Learning Course" - Learning Conference 2012
Participants of the Beijing Organizing Workshop. December 2011
Organizing for Health's Healthy Columbia Campaign Training. September 2011.
WHATS GOING ON
Veteran activist and organizer Marshall Ganz joins Bill Moyers to discuss the power of social movements to effect meaningful change. Watch here: http://billmoyers.com/segment/marshall-ganz-on-making-social-movements-matter/
The map below shows the members of the Leading Change Network and their location in the world.
Activists Marshall Ganz, Rachel LaForest and Madeline Janis share how organized people can successfully fight organized money. Full Show: http://billmoyers.com/content/marshall-ganz-on-the-myth-of-the-free-market/
A post by Helen Bevan in the Health Service Journal In my last post, I talked about strategy as logic; that is, a system of reasoning we utilise, based on our views and beliefs, about how to achieve change. My own strategic logic for change (and therefore my practice as a leader of healthcare improvement) has been particularly influenced by Marshall Ganz. Ganz spent decades as a community organiser, leader and enabler of campaigns and social movements before joining the Kennedy School of Government to teach, research and write about leadership of change from a social movement perspective. It’s very … Continue reading
Dear All, The question of organizing what might be described as “support” constituencies has come up along with how that may differ from organizing “primary” constituencies, terms that I find more useful than “privileged” and “oppressed” as these terms depend very much on perspective, especially when many of us might find ourselves “privileged” in some ways but “oppressed” in others. See the questions below. The first point to be clear about is that people in general organize more readily around injustice than around inconvenience. It was not the inconvenience of sitting in the back of the bus that prompted the … Continue reading
Dear Members of the Leading Change Network: This is an announcement from Kate Hilton and the ReThink Health team (aka Organizing for Health). They are offering a course that draws on the organizing practices and combines them with skills and approaches from systems thinking, stewardship, sustainability and multi-stakeholder governance. Please consider joining them – and inviting others to join who you believe would benefit from the program. Thank you! Join a Growing Community of ReThinkers Working to Transform Regional Health Systems! ReThinking Health: Leadership Essentials in a Changing System Eight-Week Online Program for Teams and Individuals April 3rd to … Continue reading
Article in the Harvard Gazette about “Climate Change and Social Action” panel at Harvard. Panelists included: Marshall Ganz, HKS Senior Lecturer in Public Policy; Theda Skocpol, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology; Government Professor Stephen Ansolabehere; McArthur University Professor Rebecca Henderson; and Andrew Hoffman of the University of Michigan. The moderator was Daniel Schrag, director of the Center for the Environment, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, and professor of environmental science and engineering. Harvard President Drew Faust offered comments at the program’s end.