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Doing what's right : how to fight for what you believe-- and make a difference

Author: Tavis Smiley
Publisher: New York : Anchor, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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"It's time to take a stand and get to work making the world a better place, and Black Entertainment Television host Tavis Smiley can help you get started. Through his nightly television show and in his radio commentaries, Smiley has helped to galvanize public opinion and initiate national grassroots campaigns on everything from corporate responsibility to voter turnout. Doing What's Right is his handbook for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tavis Smiley
ISBN: 9780385499316 0385499310
OCLC Number: 45724843
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 144 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Why We Need Advocates --
2. How I Did It --
3. What Are You Waiting For? Why People Don't Advocate --
4. Pick Your Hills --
5. Know What You're Talking About --
6. Don't Fight Harder, Fight Smarter --
7. Contributing --
Putting Your Two Cents In --
8. Go Tell It on the Mountain --
9. Never Give Up --
Advocacy: A Case Study.
Responsibility: Tavis Smiley.

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"It's time to take a stand and get to work making the world a better place, and Black Entertainment Television host Tavis Smiley can help you get started. Through his nightly television show and in his radio commentaries, Smiley has helped to galvanize public opinion and initiate national grassroots campaigns on everything from corporate responsibility to voter turnout. Doing What's Right is his handbook for advocacy." "In these pages Smiley draws on his experience as a prominent advocate to provide practical advice on how to fight for the causes in which you believe. You'll find tips on everything from setting up meetings and working with the media to creating efficient phone trees and devising catchy slogans. A simple worksheet to help you identify the issues that are important to you is also included. For everyone who wants to be a voice for change, Doing What's Right is a must-have. Book jacket."--Jacket.

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