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|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marc Kielburger; Craig Kielburger
|Description:||viii, 136 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||How to Get Involved: The Step-By-Step Process --
Seven Steps to Social Involvement --
Choose an Issue --
Do Your Research --
How to Be a Critical Reader --
A Checklist for the Wise Web Researcher --
Build a Team --
Call a Meeting --
Make a Plan of Action --
Take Action and Then Review --
Have Fun! --
Some Thoughts to Keep You Going --
The How-To Guide --
How to Use the Telephone --
How to Set Up a Group --
Building Your Core Group --
How to Hold a Meeting --
Call a Group Meeting --
Hold a First Meeting --
Hold a Second Meeting --
How to Hold Great Meetings --
Sample Agenda --
How to Make Decisions --
Writing Letters --
Letter to Request Information --
Format of a Letter Requesting Information --
Sample Letter Requesting Information --
Thank-You Letter --
Sample Thank-You Letter --
Contacting Public Officials --
Writing Letters to Government Officials --
Format for a Letter to a Public Official --
Sample Letter to a Public Official --
Letter to the Editor --
Format for a Letter to the Editor.
|Responsibility:||Marc Kielburger, Craig Kielburger.|
By following the valuable tips, strategies, and examples in this book, you'll get organized and start tackling important issues in your community, your school, your country, and around the world. From writing letters and public speaking to planning fundraisers, preparing petitions, and working with the media, Take Action! covers all the basics of how to become socially involved -- and have fun at the same time! You'll discover how you and your friends can join the fight for children's rights, get involved in environmental issues, help those suffering from hunger and poverty, and much more. You'll also meet other extraordinary young people like yourself who turned their thoughts and passion into action and have made a tremendous impact on these issues.
There are no limits to what you can accomplish. You can be a leader and help others today -- all you have to do is Take Action! Book jacket.
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