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How to save your neighborhood, city, or town : the Sierra Club guide to community organizing

Author: Maritza Pick; Sierra Club.
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether you want to stop the pollution of a nearby river, save a local wilderness area from development, or elect an environmentalist to your city council, this guide shows you how to master the community organizing techniques used by Sierra Club activists across the nation to win environmental victories.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maritza Pick; Sierra Club.
ISBN: 0871565226 9780871565228
OCLC Number: 26261648
Description: x, 213, [1] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. I. How to Organize Your Community to Solve Environmental Problems. 1. How to Begin: An Activist Is Born. 2. Leadership and Teamwork. 3. How to Write and Distribute a Newsletter. 4. How to Get Your Issue in the Newspapers. 5. Pitfalls and Rewards of Political Organizing. 6. The Public Hearing Process --
pt. II. How to Win Environmental Campaigns and Elect Environmentalists to Public Office. 7. How to Win Grassroots Elections. 8. The Campaign Committee. 9. Campaign Fundraising and the Kick-off Party. 10. How to Deal Successfully with the Media. 11. Mailers, Signs, Bumperstickers, and Absentee Ballots. 12. The Campaign's Essential Volunteers. 13. Victory and Defeat --
Appendix: National Environmental Organizations.
Responsibility: by Maritza Pick.
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Whether you want to stop the pollution of a nearby river, save a local wilderness area from development, or elect an environmentalist to your city council, this guide shows you how to master the community organizing techniques used by Sierra Club activists across the nation to win environmental victories.

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