Developing a new crop of community organizers. We overcome that by making sure people like me take the time to mentor and give opportunities to young organizers and by promoting organizing through our educational and social systems.
We'll also be challenged to come up with creative wasy to push policy reform and stay connected to the grassroots. It's a new challenge under the current environment. We're changin to where things are less and less physical (e.g. email, web, TV. Re: Issues don't move people, people move people.
The economic depression that we're in. When people get sick and tired of being sick and tired they get angry, but they also die and get sick and are hardest to get involved in social movements becuase they feel too beaten.
What will 2012 look like? How will we continue to engage and mobilize new voters? We can't let ourselves be so swept up in the current moments that we lose sight of 2012.