That’s the idea behind CanRoots, a gathering of activists and organizers inspired by the New Organizing Institute’s annual RootsCamp. This weekend, NOW is proud to sponsor CanRoots East in Toronto—and if you’re in the neighbourhood, we’d love for you to join us.
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Rob Ford’s apologies have come fast and furious over the past few days — but that doesn’t mean they’ve been effective.
Take last week’s apology. To his credit, Ford sounded deeply emotional; this was no bland rote statement, and he seemed to grasp that the situation is grave. For that, his communications team can be grateful. (And probably pretty relieved.)
But nearly everything else about his apology could serve as a lesson in how not to deliver one. Self-centered, evasive and misleading, it may have satisfied his most die-hard supporters, but it did nothing to win over those trying to make up their minds.
If you ever need to deliver a public apology (or a private one), here are a few points to remember if you want to do better than Rob Ford: (more…)