Amara Enyia: Effective Community Organizing (2014)

Synopsis: In this brief five minute video, Municipal consultant, Dr. Amara Enyia, shares some insights on effective community organizing. She educates young activists on the importance of gaining a better understanding of their own motivations, the key issues their community faces, the existing power dynamics within the community, and the people skills required to collaborate within existing community networks. Amara Enyia serves as the Chief Executive Officer of ACE Municipal Partners LLC, a full service municipal consulting firm that works with small and mid-sized cities in the Chicago/NW Indiana area, Central America, South America, and Africa. She’s also the founder and lead author of the blog “The Municipal Maven,” which features the intersection of politics, policy and the public through the lens of municipalities.

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