Taking organizing from the campaign to a presidential administration

Last week, Harry Boyte gave an informal talk at the Humphrey Institute on the Obama campaign's unprecedented use of an organizing framework within a political campaign, and on the general differences between organizing and mobilizing. Sara Eiesland, a HECUA intern for the Center for Democracy and Citizenship, wrote a summary for her personal blog on Nov. 12.

What do you think it will mean for policy making and citizen involvement in the U.S. to have a president with a community organizing background?

Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs