- 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: February 2013
I have been trying over recent weeks to outline some of the key and distinctive concepts of community organising. These introductory posts have offered me the chance to explore organising in ways that are true of all specific traditions such … Continue reading
This is the fourth in my series on some of the key concepts in community organising. This time I want to look at the action side of organising. So far in exploring the one-to-one encounter and the development of leadership … Continue reading
Today we have a problem with leadership. All forms of authority have lost ground to a sense that every leader is somehow selfish and ego-driven, that leaders are innately corruptible and venal and that honour, confidence and drive are immediately … Continue reading