Community Organizing Never Looked So Good

“A job that has not been all that alluring to college graduates is in resurgence, according to leading community organizers and educators. Once thought of as a destination for lefty radicals committed to living lives of low pay, frustration and bitter burnout, community organizing is now seen by many young people an exciting career.

With their jobs, students envision helping communities address urgent issues – economics or the environment, education or social justice – while developing leadership skills. And these jobs, students say, can actually lead to … well, you know.”  — Read Full Article: The New York Times, By SARA RIMER Published: April 10, 2009

Picture of Rylan Truman, who is following a career path that has been lightly traveled: Community Organizer
George Ruhe for The New York Times
Rylan Truman, a graduate student at
UConn School of Social Work, is following
a career path that has been lightly traveled:
Community Organizer.