The Perfect Organizer - Almost

Miller, Mike
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/04/15/the-perfect-organizer-almost/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  15/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19340

Fred Ross, Sr. was as close to the perfect embodiment of the myth of the organizer as is humanly possible. Cesar Chavez called him "my secret weapon". In "Finding and Making Leaders," Nicholas Von Hoffman, Saul Alinsky's favorite organizer, said, "The good organizer ... judges his work a success when he can leave the organization without even being missed. He is rare, rarer than first-rate leadership, but he exists ... and he can work in almost any situation."