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Democracy is not a spectator sport : the ultimate volunteer handbook

Author: Arthur Blaustein
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Democracy is not a spectator sport! Learn how to get in the game with this com-prehensive collection of more than two hundred community service opportunities and experiences. More than a simple resource guide, this unique handbook includes interviews, anecdotes, and commentary from the top folks in nonprofit and service fields and ties together the strands of volunteering, community service, and civic engagement.  Read more...
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Blaustein, Arthur.
Democracy is not a spectator sport.
New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2011
(OCoLC)601108052
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Blaustein
ISBN: 9781616080624 1616080620
OCLC Number: 829157657
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part One : Understanding community service --
Volunteering, public policy, and poltics ; American values, citizenship, and civic engagement ; The value of service ; Volunteer stories. --
Part Two : Make it happen : the list. --
Organizations by interest : children, civil rights, community development and economic justice, consumer affiars, education, environment and sustainable communities, free speech and government accountability, gay and lesbian rights, health care, hunger and homelessness, human rights, people with disabilities, seniors, social welfare and emergency relief, violene preventions and peace, wildlife and animal rights, women's rights. Organizations by type : advocacy organizations, campus organizations, general resource organizations, faith-based organizations, policy and issues analysis organizations, service organizations. Part Three : On your own --
the reading cure : how to organize a book group with a social conscience.
Responsibility: Arthur Blaustein, with Helen Matatov.

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Previous eds. titled: Make a difference.  Read more...

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