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Visionaries in our midst : ordinary people who are changing our world

Author: Allison Silberberg
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2009.
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An inspiring collection of essays that profiles ordinary people who are changing our world. They identified critical needs in their communities and responded with courage and conviction.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Silberberg, Allison.
Visionaries in our midst.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2009
(OCoLC)761091216
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allison Silberberg
ISBN: 9780761847182 0761847189 9780761847199 0761847197
OCLC Number: 351309048
Description: xxii, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Behind an invisible veil --
The Fishing School --
Mary's Center --
Tahirih Justice Center --
Bright Beginnings --
Georgetown Senior Center --
Kids R First --
Food & Friends --
Mobile Medical Center --
Docs for Tots --
The Arriba Center for Independent Living --
Life Pieces to Masterpieces --
Queen Street Clinic --
The Reading Connection --
C.H.O.I.C.E. --
SisterMentors --
The Seed Foundation --
D.C. Central Kitchen --
Horton's Kids --
Privileged to know love.
Responsibility: Allison Silberberg.

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Visionaries In Our Midst is a compilation of essays, each focusing on an individual or individuals who saw an unmet social need in their community and did something about it. This is a book about  Read more...

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This is a book of wonders-and hope. It tells us of extraordinary things 'ordinary' people can do. -- Studs Terkel, oral historian/Pulitzer Prize-winning author This book will not just help save Read more...

 
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