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Organizing Guide

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This accessible organizing guide puts tools in your hands to help you and your group understand how to make meaningful, effective change.

Learn about your role in movement-building and how to pick and build campaigns that contribute towards the growing national movement to dismantle the largest penal system in the world.

This important resource offers examples from this and other movements, time-tested organizing techniques, and vision and inspiration to challenge, encourage, and motivate.

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If you want to take action to build a truly transformative movement for justice, pick up this engaging and insightful guide and read it with a few others. And then take a leap of faith. This guide can be your launching pad.

—Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow

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Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow
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