To watch the talk Organising in this Moment start video at 03:20 mins. This video contains 2 other presentations. The timings for each talk are:
- Organising in this Moment – 3:20 – 13.20 mins
- The Future of Workers’ Rights – 30.20 – 51.04 mins
- Lessons from the Disability Justice Movement – 52 – 1: 40 mins
About Marshall Ganz
Marshall Ganz is a world-renowned expert in community organising and social change. He is the Senior Lecturer in Leadership, Organizing, and Civil Society at Harvard University, and is best known for developing Public Narrative and the teaching of Story of Self, Us and Now.
Marshall began organising in the civil rights movement joining the Mississippi Freedom Summer as a college student, then spent many years organising alongside Cesar Chavez as Organising Director at United Farm Workers. He has four decades experience in community and union organising and has trained thousands of grassroots organisers. He was also a key part of the Obama 2008 campaign. His most well-known book is Why David Sometimes Wins: leadership, organization and strategy in the California farm worker movement.
About Virtual Progress 2020
Australian Progress held Virtual Progress 2020 on June 23-24. It was a rapid response online conference to respond to the intersecting crises of the pandemic, racial injustice, rising inequality and the climate crisis. The conference included 1,600 participants, 225 speakers from 13 countries, 5,000+ live chat messages and more than 60 sessions exploring everything from First Nations self-determination to racial justice, disability justice, health, economic fairness, the climate crisis and so much more.
See the Australian Progress collection on the Commons Library for materials from Virtual Progress 2020 and past events. To see what’s coming up in terms of training and events visit the Australian Progress site.