About the Rural Power Project

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Labor Neighbor Research and Training Center is a 501c3 nonprofit specializing in the support of community and labor organizations, particularly when they are working together in alliance, as well as supporting their work with research and analysis on issues and campaigns and engaging in organizing and leader training and development. LNR&T also houses the 46-year old quarterly journal, Social Policy  and the Social Policy Press, which published most recently the e-book, Kids and Guns by Frank Strier, and Building Power, Changing Lives: The Story of Virginia Organizing. LNR&TC is also the home of the Organizers’ Forum, which engages in international and other dialogues with labor and community organizers and the world, and the H. L. Mitchell Internship Fund, which encourages work for social change in the areas where legendary organizer H. L. Mitchell, organized the Southern Tenant Farmers Union in Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. The Rural Power Project  is the most recent project organized by LNRTC.

For more information, contact: director@laborneighbor.org or PO Box 3924 New Orleans 70177. 504-302-1238.

ACORN International  is a 501c3 nonprofit supporting the growth and development of membership-based community and labor organizations both domestically and around the world in the continuous tradition of ACORN organizing methodology since 1970.
ACORN has affiliates in eighteen countries around the world in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and India and over 150,000 dues-paying members.

For more information, contact chieforganizer@acorninternational.org or 2221 St. Claude, New Orleans, LA 70117. 504-302-1238 x 2002.