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Building powerful community organizations : a personal guide to creating groups that can solve problems and change the world

Author: Michael Jacoby Brown
Publisher: Arlington, Mass. : Long Haul Press, ©2006.
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Using stories and exercises from grassroots organizing experience ... [this book] walks you through the steps of starting a new group or strengthening an old one - to build a better world.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Brown, Michael Jacoby.
Building powerful community organizations.
Arlington, Mass. : Long Haul Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)989861679
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jacoby Brown
ISBN: 0977151808 9780977151806
OCLC Number: 71757193
Description: xxvi, 393 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The inside story --
What is community organizing, anyway? --
Step by step--building a community organization --
Developing a mission, goals, and objectives --
Structure : how to build your organization to last --
Power means mobilizing your resources --
Developing power : why recruit? --
How to recruit : the nuts and bolts --
The way to develop power is to develop leaders --
Mobilizing resources : meetings --
Mobilizing resources : raising money --
Making change --
Organizing : pathway to change --
Taking action, solving problems, getting results --
Building community --
Our future --
Where do we go from here? --
Your turn.
Responsibility: Michael Jacoby Brown.
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Using stories and exercises from grassroots organizing experience ... [this book] walks you through the steps of starting a new group or strengthening an old one - to build a better world.-Back cover.

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