- Mark Parker is a community organiser in the London Borough of Southwark. I am just setting out on the journey toward becoming an effective organiser and this is a place for me to reflect on the experience and what I am learning. I hope you will join in and offer your thoughts, so that we can turn my comments and ideas into a conversation.
Monthly Archives: October 2012
I was recently in conversation with a friend who wanted to know more about the training and development that the Locality community organiser programme is providing. As one of the first cohort, we were the guinea-pigs for the newly-minted materials … Continue reading
In 2010, I studied the life and works of Saul Alinsky (1909-1972) (right) as part of my Masters in Community Organising at Queen Mary University of London. Alinsky is the most significant figure in the history of community organising as … Continue reading
The role of an organiser is to work with people to give them a sense of their own power and capacity for change. It’s to discern how leaders can emerge and to give them every support to pursue their dreams. … Continue reading