IAF organizations consistently initiate, sustain and evaluate creative solutions to complex, even apparently intractable, problems.
Locally grounded IAF organizations are capable of remarkable inventiveness in a public world starved for new approaches. The stories - a cumulative body of evidence - are legion. Among them are:
Frank C. Pierson, Jr.
Frank Pierson retired after forty years of work with the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) as a professional organizer. He began his career in 1971 in Chicago, moved to Queens, New York City and migrated west to work in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Colorado. He resides with his wife, Mary Ellen Kazda, in Oracle, Arizona. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org