Community Organizing

“Community organizing focuses on bringing power to a community and empowers communities to create change.”
-Brian Kettering, Center for Popular Democracy

Community organizing involves a lot of moving parts. To be successful, it’s important to prepare for success and to monitor and learn from evaluations (informal and formal) of what strategies and activities have and have not worked for groups. These resources are designed to help.


RECO: Core Components of Community Organizing Evaluation

Through our research, seven key components of organizing emerged across different styles and approaches.


For assessing community organizing capacity.

PowerCheck Quick

A short version of PowerCheck. We are still beta testing this tool, so please provide suggestions or comments after using it by emailing us at [email protected].