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Intentional Community Organizing A Gamaliel Foundation Perspective Presented by Darryl L. Johnson


Faith


Values


Power 

Organized People

Organized Money

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Organized People—Self Interest 

One to Ones     

Drives Action Passion Calling Concerns What Do You Get Out Of It 

Power With vs Power Over

 Effective

Meetings 

A place of action, or plan development; a place where collective action is taken and collective responsibility is accepted. A place of accountability. It must have one focus.


Effective Meetings 1.

Effective Leaders 

2.

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Visualize Outcome Who Needs to be there Timed Agenda

Pre Meeting w/ Key Leaders    

4.

Evaluation

Meeting w/Self 

3.

Courage to Lead

5.

Vision for Mtg Set up to Demonstrate Power Roles Assigned Scripted

The Meeting  

Discipline Timed Agenda

Meeting Worth Having is Worth Evaluating Feeling-One Word feeling about meetingList all negatives Performance—The Agenda, Location, Chair, Turnout, Roles (how did they feel) Tension—Tension is good. Have people been stretched. Accountability is given Political Learning— How were we empowered. It’s about power


Core Teams—ImThird Ministries The Community

Executive Direcor

Governing & Planning

Discipline to Expulsions

Cultural Competency

Curriculum & African / African American Presence

Secretary Communication

Vice Chair Membership

Treasurer Finance

Chairperson BPSSG

Enrichment Programs

Special Education Overrepresentation


Core Teams—District BPSSG Student

Black Student Union

Academic Achievement

Discipline to Expulsions

Cultural Competency

Curriculum & African / African American Presence

Secretary Communication

Vice Chair Membership

Treasurer Finance

Chairperson BPSSG

Enrichment Programs

Special Education Overrepresentation


Core Teams—Tappan Middle School Student

Black Student Union

Academic Achievement

Discipline to Expulsions

Cultural Competency

Curriculum & African / African American Presence

Secretary Communication

Vice Chair Membership

Treasurer Finance

Chairperson BPSSG

Enrichment Programs

Special Education Overrepresentation


Core Teams—Roberto Clement Alternative Student

Black Student Union

Academic Achievement

Discipline to Expulsions

Cultural Competency

Curriculum & African / African American Presence

Secretary Communication

Vice Chair Membership

Treasurer Finance

Chairperson BPSSG

Enrichment Programs

Special Education Overrepresentation


Core Teams—Isom Memorial C.M.E. Church Student

Black Student Union

Academic Achievement

Discipline to Expulsions

Cultural Competency

Curriculum & African / African American Presence

Secretary Communication

Vice Chair Membership

Treasurer Finance

Chairperson BPSSG

Enrichment Programs

Special Education Overrepresentation


Core Teams—Detroit District of CME Church Student

Black Student Union

Academic Achievement

Discipline to Expulsions

Cultural Competency

Curriculum & African / African American Presence

Secretary Communication

Vice Chair Membership

Treasurer Finance

Chairperson BPSSG

Enrichment Programs

Special Education Overrepresentation


Leadership 

Leadership is about influence and nothing else. If you are not influencing someone to walk the mile with you, then you are simply “just taking a walk”. Leaders have followers.

Tough choices is where leaders live.


Power Organizations     

Strong Leadership Structure Money Specialize Vision / Self Interest / Relationships Strategies


Strategic Campaigns 

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Operate out of Convergence of Self Interests Cut Issues Take Actions


Cut Issues 

Project Citizen PDF pages 29-35  Cut an Issue  Take an Action  Print Page 8 as an overview 


Take Actions


Intentional Community Organizing