Center for Community Change

The Center for Community Change ( CCC ) is a progressive community organizing group active in the United States . [2] It was founded in 1968 in response to civil rights issues of the 1960s and to honor Robert F. Kennedy . [3] [4] The organization’s stated mission is “to build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to change their communities and public policies for the better.” [5] CCC has received funding from the Democracy Alliance and the Tides Advocacy Fund . [6] [7]

Activities

The Center for Community in the United States of America. The organization sponsors internships and training programs in several areas, including community organizing, service learning , union organizing , electoral commitment, and youth / student organizing. [8] The organization provides resources for grassroots groups including campaign strategy, funding and social media strategy. In 2004, through the Immigrant Groups, the Center for Community Change organized the Immigration Reform Movement that “empowered immigrants to speak out.” [9] CCC has helped to create government programs like the Reinvestment Act and the food stamps program . [10]

The organization seeks to create work environments that provide income for the wealthy. [11]

The Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), the Immigration Reform Initiative for Immigration Reform. FIRM received funding from the Open Society Foundations and the Ford Foundation . [12] [13]

References

  1. Jump up^ “IRS Form 990 2013” (PDF) . Internal Revenue Service . Retrieved 24 April2015 .
  2. Jump up^ Dreier, Peter (October 24, 2013). “Activists to Watch: Deepak Bhargava” . Moyers & Company . Retrieved 24 April 2015 .
  3. Jump up^ Epstein Korten, Alice (2009). Change Philanthropy: Candid Stories of Foundations Maximizing Results through Social Justice . John Wiley & Sons. p. 277. ISBN  9780470522110 .
  4. Jump up^ Odekon, Mehmet (2006). Encyclopedia of World Poverty, Volume 1 . SAGE Publications. p. 134. ISBN  9781452265186 .
  5. Jump up^ “Mission” . Center for Community Change . Retrieved 13 December 2016 .
  6. Jump up^ Blumenthal, Paul (January 29, 2015). “Groups With Liberal Ties Tapped To Re-Elect The GOP Establishment” . Huffington Post . Retrieved February 23,2015 .
  7. Jump up^ Grim, Ryan (February 28, 2012). “Democracy Alliance Dumps Progressive Organizations” . Huffington Post . Retrieved 24 April 2015 .
  8. Jump up^ Rimer, Sara (April 10, 2009). “Community Organizing Never Looked So Good” . New York Times . Retrieved 24 April 2015 .
  9. Jump up^ Stolz, Rich (2011). “Lessons For The Future Of Immigration Reform”. Social Policy . 41.3 : 4-19 – via Education Source.
  10. Jump up^ Odekon, Mehmet (2006). Encyclopedia of World Poverty, Volume 1 . SAGE Publications. p. 134. ISBN  9781452265186 .
  11. Jump up^ Leong, F; Tang, M (2016). “Career Barriers for Chinese Immigrants in the United States”. Career Development Quarterly . 64.3 : 259-271 – via Education Source.
  12. Jump up^ “Center for Community Change / Fair Immigration Reform Movement” . Open Society Foundations . Retrieved 24 April 2015 .
  13. Jump up^ “Center for Community Change” . Ford Foundation . Retrieved 24 April2015 .

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