Presenter: Medea Benjamin
Subject: Community Building, Community Resources & Cultural Assets, Leadership, Nonprofit Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Impact
Presented in: 2008
In a time when US delegates to a major political convention laugh at the efforts of community organizers and shout “USA, USA” as if they were at a football match of USA vs The World, it’s time to pay tribute to community organizers (and small town mayors) around the world. Even more urgent is the need to build a sense of global citizenship and a global consciousness that will allow us to rejoin the world community.