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Man in white shirt leaning elbows on table
09 April 2020

When it comes to hitting the doors and dealing directly with the people on the other side, when you rap your knuckles on the wood, you need to remember that...

Woman standing outside a door
27 March 2020

When you hit the doors, and despite the fact that I’m writing this during the coronavirus stay-in-place days, we will be hitting doors again in the by and...

ACORN Canada logo
13 February 2020

Recently, I was shadowing some of our organizing committee members when they hit the doors in the Mountjoy-Dorset neighborhood of Dublin as they ventured...

A hand drawing a chart
17 January 2020

Before the committee members, volunteers, and organizers begin to hit the doors, we should look at a little bit of what I call “organizing math.” Yes, I...

Different colored cartoon people talking in colored speaking bubbles
12 December 2019

The rubber is about to hit the road! Barring catastrophe, and all of this is preparing you to prevent catastrophe, the starting gun is about to go off and...

Cartoon people sitting around a table
05 November 2019

The devil is in the details. This is especially true in organizing!

One question that I’m asked over and over when discussing how to construct an...