"Alinsky protÃ©gÃ© and 'genius grant' recipient Ernesto CortÃ©s, Jr. cites Catholic social teaching as influential in the development of community organizing, and when the nation's largest denomination holds that Thanksgiving-week special collection of mostly small donations, it will be supporting one element in a broad-based coalition aimed at empowering ordinary folks. As Ernie CortÃ©s notes, 'The only answer to organized money is organized people.' For all the efforts that are furthering that vision, we can truly give thanks."
In photo: Bishop Joe Vasquez (in black suit on right) stands with Austin Interfaith in support of workers.
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