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What does IAF stand for?

IAF stands for Industrial Areas Foundation

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He tries to downplay his connection with ACORN, claiming he worked for churches, but he was trained by Alinsky 's Industrial Areas Foundation and then spent years in the 1980s teaching the Alinsky method to others through several Alinsky offshoots such as Project Vote and Developing Communities Project in Chicago.
Obama's alma mater, Gamaliel, is one of several community organizing networks that have sprung from the original vision of Saul Alinsky and the organization he founded, the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF).
Lewis, passed through the era of Saul Alinsky, Fred Ross, Cesar Chavez, and Dolores Huerta, and now continues in the work of Ernie Cortes and Mike Clements of the Industrial Areas Foundation and Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union.
These groups included the American Civil Liberties Union, the Association for Community Organizations for Reform Now, the Industrial Areas Foundation, Americans for Democratic Action, the Service Employees International Union, the Feminist Majority, the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and many grassroots advocacy groups.
Chambers, a onetime seminarian, is director of the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF), a network of community organizations carrying on in various and mutated forms the legacy of Alinsky.