Sheil helped them recruit young priests and parish leaders, and to overcome the tensions between Catholics from different ethnic backgrounds.
He envisioned these groups, along with unions, forming the basis of a progressive movement for social justice. The Rev. Alinsky's central critique of government antipoverty programs — that they tended to be too top-down and removed from the wishes of individuals.
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