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Industrial Areas Foundation

Posted By John Perazzo On December 3, 2009 @ 12:41 pm In DTN Profiles | No Comments

IAF

For the entire Industrial Areas Foundation profile, click here [1].

Selected highlights from the Industrial Areas Foundation profile:

Established in 1940 by Saul Alinsky [2], the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) is a Chicago-based community-organizing network consisting of 59 affiliate groups [3] located in 21 U.S. states as well as Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany.

IAF’s mission [3] is to “build organizations whose primary purpose is power — the ability to act — and whose chief product is social change.” Toward that end, an IAF training institute — which Saul Alinsky himself launched in 1969 as a “school for professional radicals [4]” — trains community organizers in the tactics of revolutionary social change that its founder outlined….

For the entire Industrial Areas Foundation profile, click here [1].


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[1] click here: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=7493

[2] Saul Alinsky: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2314

[3] 59 affiliate groups: http://www.industrialareasfoundation.org/iafabout/about.htm

[4] school for professional radicals: http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=34070

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