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Building Powerful Community Organizations: A Personal Guide to Creating Groups that Can Solve Problems and Change the World Paperback – January 15, 2007
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"Michael Jacoby Brown distills more than 30 years of organizing into his book, which every aspiring and veteran activist should own. This book is strongly recommended." Library Journal
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Section 1 The Inside Story - definitions, step by step considerations for building a community organization including mission, goals, and objectives, and considerations for lasting organizations
Section 2 Resources - recruiting, how to's and leadership development, meeting facilitation, raising money
Section 3 Change - strategy, taking action, solving problems, results, building community
Section 4 Future - where do we go from here
Each section is accompanied by exercises, case studies, quick tips, and stories.
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its a great book, it gives you a good understanding on Community OrganizingPublished 5 months ago by William Kazibwe
Great book, takes you step by step in how to build a powerful community. Very simple language and straight to the point.Published 10 months ago by Forest
I am currently in a master's program taking an "Introduction Community Organizing" course. In short, out of all the books our class has read, from Rules for Radicals to... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Will Brummett
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This book assist with developing a community organization and how to build the organization step by step with scenario. Wonderful!Published on May 5, 2013 by Sheila Cole
I already have on my kindle but I need to refer back and forth and highlight passages. I don't know how to maneuver in my kindle. Read morePublished on February 25, 2013 by Esther Hopkins
I think, step by step, anyone can know the way how to make a good community by this book .Published on December 1, 2012 by Su Myung Woo