Grassroots Organizing on Texas Water Issues

Grassroots Organizing on Texas Water Issues is available in PDF format, in four parts. See table below for the contents of each part.

Table of Contents:

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Part 1: (655 K)


Introduction

     Where We get Our Water

General Questions
     Illustration: Water Cycle
     Illustration: Water Table

Section One: Organizing

Section Two: Effective Campaigns
     Phase One: Creating Demand
     Phase Two: Establishing Accountability
     Phase Three: Taking Delivery,
       Achieving Your Goal


Section Three: Organization Building
     Phase One: Creating Demand
     Informing Stage
     Involving Stage
     Asking Stage
     Thinking Stage


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Part 2: (390 K)


Section Four: Building Leaders
     Checking For Leadership Skills


Section Five: Planning Campaigns,
    The Matrix

     Getting Started
     Defining Your Campaign Issue
     Defining Your Campaign Goals
     Conservation Goals
     Organizational Goals
     Assessing The Lay Of The Land
     Strategizing
     Strategic Vehicle
     Summary Of Major Water Supply
        Decision-Makers


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Part 3: (279 K)


Section Five (cont.): Planning Campaigns,
     The Matrix

     Communicating Your Campaign
     Developing Tactics and Timeline
     Media Tactics Pros & Cons Chart
     The Tactics Criteria Checklist



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Part 4: (310 K)


     The Tactics Criteria Checklist (cont.)


Section Six: Following Up on Four
    Texas Case Studies


Appendices
     One: Water Supply and Regulatory Entities
                    in Texas
     Two: List of Environmental Organizations
     Three: Threatened and Endangered Species
                    in Texas





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