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Great Reads for Organizers!

Our 3 top Summer 2018 recommendations:

(1) This Is an Uprising: How Non-Violent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

(2) Re:Imagining Change: How to use story-based strategy to win campaigns, build movements and change the world (2nd edition, use 50% discount code “change”) Watch the Author Talk that got rave reviews by registrants:

(3) Playbook for Progressives: 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer

And, if you’re a unionist and haven’t yet read “Secrets of a Successful Organizer,” it’s time. These books are engaging to read, thought-provoking, and grounded in a sophisticated intersectional analysis of racial justice and other movements.

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Great how-to classics on organizing – books that all organizers might find useful – and recent releases having to do more explicitly with online organizing. Got a book to recommend? Let us know. (We’ll credit you if we post it.) And please vote on books you’ve read to help fellow organizers find their way to good reads.

Missed SMT’s 2018 Author Talks for Organizers? Watch the recordings of online talks with authors of some of the most important, recently published movement-building books.

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