Christine Stephens & Ernie Cortes Reflect on Life of Edward Chambers
"Ed believed in the mission of the church, and I don't just mean the Roman Catholic Church," Sister Christine Stephens, a member of Chambers's leadership team in the I.A.F., said. "That mission involved dealing with people who are on the margins, people who don't have power."
Cortes Named Among Top 'Change Makers' by Texas Observer
HuffPost Cites 'Cold Anger' as Key to Fighting Injustice
"....This wave of activism reflects the difference between what community organizer Ernie Cortes calls hot anger and cold anger. With hot anger we act irrationally and misdirect it toward the wrong people. With cold anger we focus on what we can do to change oppression, exploitation and injustice...."Read more
IAF Nuns & W/SWIAF Credited with Lifting Up Leaders
'You find people who . . . if put into relationship with one another and taught how to organize, can do just incredible things,' she explains."Read more
13 Minutes That May Change Your Perspective...
This video, designed to showcase the craft of experienced organizer practitioners, was shot during a 3-Day IAF Training in Las Vegas, Nevada. Click on photo at right, or click here, to view clip.