The West / Southwest IAF organizations see themselves as mini-universities of public life. Professional organizers and community leaders are regularly expected to integrate their work with the writings of prominent theologians, economists, historians, political scientists, and philosophers, in addition to the works of experts in a range of fields.

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By Executive Director Ernesto Cortes, Jr.

Strengthening Communities

Workforce Development Strategies

School Strategies

IAF Affiliates on the East Coast

By & About Saul Alinsky

Click here for a full bibliography of the West / Southwest IAF network.