Can a national network, with leaders and members based in low-income communities of color, build a coalition that bridges the interests of young people, parents, and teachers’ unions? Can a coalition hold together when its goal becomes politically risky?
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This case study explores dilemmas that arise for a network aiming to build a multigenerational movement for education justice, particularly through the story of the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and the evolution of its Education Justice Campaigns program.
This case study is appropriate for:
- College students
- Community and youth organizers
- Civil society leaders
By the end of this case study, you should be able to:
- Gain an understanding of the organizational dynamics that exist in broad-based, multigenerational advocacy campaigns.
- See one way in which new goals are identified and elevated to leadership within social movements.
- Gain an appreciation for the role of youth voices in shaping the direction of social movements.
- Learn about the complex role of philanthropy in organizing campaigns.
- Analyze and discuss the tradeoffs that confront many organizations and campaigns when they decide that a more radical goal is warranted but know they could lose some support if they adopt it.
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