Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Kevin Borden

Kevin Borden, MHAction's Executive Director, began organizing in Missoula in 1995 with Montana People's Action. He led their Bozeman and Missoula Chapter membership drives and housing justice campaigns. From 1996 to 2000, Kevin was the founding Lead Organizer of Idaho Community Action Network. He was responsible for working with ICAN leaders to win the adoption and expansion of Idaho's Children's Health Insurance Program and to win Idaho's first-ever charity care agreement with Boise's largest hospital, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center. In 2000, Kevin worked for the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations and led their income support 'testing projects' which were designed to analyze the racial barriers when signing up for public assistance programs. From 2001 to 2004, he was a National Field Organizer with the National Campaign for Jobs and Income Support (NCJIS). In 2007, Kevin became a lead organizer with Center for Community Change and in 2011 he launched Manufactured Home Owner Project, now known as MHAction.