Michael Gecan

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Michael Gecan is a community organizer in New York City affiliated with the Industrial Areas Foundation.[1] He was trained in part by Saul Alinsky.[2] He is lead organizer for East Brooklyn Congregations and other New York-based organizations.[3] He is the executive director of United Power for Action and Justice, a Chicago Based Industrial Area Foundation affiliate. He is the author of Going Public: An Organizer's Guide to Citizen Action (Anchor Books, 2004). ISBN 1-4000-7649-8.[4]

Gecan has authored pieces on the Democratic Party in The Washington Post,[5] contemporary politics in New York Daily News,[6] a series on populism and the Tea Party for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation,[7][8][9] among others.