ABOUT GRASSROOTS GROUNDSWELL
Grassroots Groundswell is an online journal of local news, views and information written by and for North Plainfielders.
Editorial Policy – recently revised: Write anything you want, as long as you provide evidence (documents or written, verifiable accounts of your personal experiences) to back up your claims and arguments. Unfounded, undocumented allegations will not be published. Pretty much everything else will be published.
Blog Editors: Hal Hirsch and Linda Darge- firstname.lastname@example.org
NPCCR Co-Chair: Frank D’Amoreemail@example.com
Barbara Habeeb, Jerry Jacala, Norman E. Ortega, Mark Williams, Frank N. D’Amore, Antoinette Rinehart, Gary Lewis, Mike Castro, Jenny Flynn, Nathan Rudy, Hal Hirsch, Josh Levine, Douglas Singleterry, Heather DeGeorge, Oleh Kaniuka, David Branan, Robert Gatto, Marie Kushnir, Josh Lambert, Michele Wallace Ixim, Morgan Shevett, Greg Hatala, Quanae Palmer Chambliss, Larry LaRonde, M. Emory Layne and various Little Birdies.
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BOROUGH COUNCIL MEMBERS
Here are the Borough Council members‘ addresses, in case you have issues you’d like to write to them about. Theoretically, they work for you!
President Frank Skip Stabile: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank Righetti: email@example.com
Robert Hitchcock: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Giordano Jr.: email@example.com
Mary H. Forbes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara Habeeb: email@example.com
RECOMMENDED READING ON COMMUNITY ORGANIZING
Civic Revolutionaries: Igniting the Passion for Change in America’s Communities, by Douglas Henton, John Melville and Kim Walesh.
The Elite Consensus: When Corporations Wield the Constitution, by George Draffan (foreword by Richard Grossman)
Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age, by Michael H. Shuman
Feeding the Future, by Andrew Heintzman and Evan Solomon
Doing Justice: Congregations and Community Organizing, by Dennis A. Jacobson