Abstract 30:7-37

Lukasek-Sompolska, Patrycja (2016) Community organizing as a method to reduce social exclusion: an analysis of the activation of a Silesian-based local community. „Profilaktyka Społeczna i Resocjalizacja” 30: 7-37.


The paper discusses a method of working with local communities labelled “community organizing”. It intends to describe its features and to present the case of a Silesia-based local community activated with this tool. The work done with the local community from Katowice-Szopienice urban district may be used as an example of a good practice in community organizing. 



community organizing, social exclusion, Upper Silesia, Katowice-Szopienice urban district, “Bagno” [Swamp] housing estate