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Organizing for Educational JusticeThe Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx$
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Michael B. Fabricant

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780816669608

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816669608.001.0001

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Building Community to Change Community

Building Community to Change Community

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(p.107) 5 Building Community to Change Community
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Organizing for Educational Justice
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Michael B. Fabricant

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816669608.003.0005

This chapter discusses the practices that contributed to the accumulation of social capital for the CC9. More specifically, this chapter explores how these practices promoted the relationship between parents and the CC9. The CC9 refined the use of dialogue in empowering citizens, thereby closing the rift between individuals and the officials of the public sector. Solidarity and collective action between individual relationships were also greatly encouraged. Additionally, the CC9’s efforts to rethink expertise, private/public boundaries, leadership, and the conditions of respect are examined as conscious practice choices that promoted the affiliation or membership. These methods provide the framework for maintaining social capital within community-based organizations, in order to more efficiently pursue the goals of social change.

Keywords:   CC9, parents, public sector, social capital, public education, community-based organization, neoliberalist ideals

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