Monday, September 22, 2008

Getting it Wrong

Last Thursday we had a block club meeting and I mentioned that I wanted to elect new officers for the upcoming year. One of my neighbors asked " Bill, you don't want to be President no more?". I told here that i did , but would like to see other regulars at the meetings get involved. She said, " You know if you guys leave that's the end of the block club."

And there it was right in my face, the realization that I had failed Community Organizing 101,

"Always work to develop indigenous leadership".

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