Author Event, Stewart Acuff
14th & V | Langston Room | May 02,2013 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Stewart Acuff  to discuss and sign his new book, Playing Bigger Than You Are (A Life in Organizing) 

"Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing" is Stewart Acuff's story of his 30-year life in organizing. Be it organizing citizens for stop signs at a busy intersection in Memphis, successfully working to unionize the Atlanta Olympics, or guiding the nationwide organizing program of the AFL-CIO, we get a rare insight into the day-to-day struggles of an organizer.

We meet a man who risked his life as a UN observer during elections in Sierra Leone, has spent time in jail, marched in the WTO "Battle of Seattle," and helped sidetrack Newt Gingrich during the 'Contract with America' days. In his foreword, Senator Bernie Sanders says "Stewart Acuff is one of the best when it comes to helping Americans organize to get things done."

To purchase Playing Bigger Than You Are ahead of time through Teaching for Change click here.

Co-presented by Institute for Policy Studies,  Teaching for Change, and Busboys and Poets

Free and open to all. 

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