Conventional Wisdom: A 3-Pronged Approach to Grassroots Community Development

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Blocks Together (BT) empowers residents to work together for systematic changes that bring concrete improvement to their lives. They tackle social justice issues relating to education, housing, economic justice and the criminalization of youth. Join Cecile Carroll-DeMello, Co-Director of Blocks Together, and me to discuss their upcoming community convention and meet and greet with Illinois’ gubernatorial candidates. We will hear updates on their work to ensure sustainable schools; promote cooperative economics and strategies for local village keepers. Call in live at (347) 884-8121. You don't need an account to listen, but, if you want to participate in an online chat, open a listener-only account at to participate in a live chat. Visit Archived episodes may be found at, iTunes, Podcast Chart, Blubrry and Stitcher.

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