Marcy Westerling on Developing Leader-Organizers

  1. Kissing frogs – The importance of strong local leaders – and how to find them.
  2. Supporting local leaders – Sometimes supporting local leaders means taking on unconventional tasks.
  3. Narrating back – Sometimes the most important thing an ROP organizer can do to support local leaders is to hold up the mirror.
  4. ROP organizer as soulmate – Why going deep, fast, is so critical to ROP’s model for statewide organizing and developing local leaders.
  5. It’s the quality of the interaction that counts – Organizers face a lot of competing demands on their time. Marcy offers her advice to a younger organizer on how to support local leaders in a way that’s authentic – but quick!