Edward Chambers

Edward Chambers, IAF, Alinsky, Memorial Service, Chicago

Ed Chamber's Memorial

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Memorial Service for Ed Chambers

A memorial service for Edward Chambers, successor to Saul Alinsky, was held at St. Gertrude's in Chicago on June 7, 2015. Former Executive Director of the Industrial Areas Foundation was remembered by friends and colleagues as a key figure in the development of worldwide network of grassroots citizens organizations.

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Edward Chambers

Lessons From a Great Community Organizer

Friday, May 15, 2015
Chronicle of Philanthropy

The death last month of Edward Chambers, one of the world’s great community organizers, serves as a strong reminder of how the power of the grass-roots can be mobilized to make a huge difference in the lives of the neediest. He was a master of building groups that could last for the long haul, a skill not enough activists possess. Read more about Lessons From a Great Community Organizer