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Tools for radical democracy : how to organize for power in your community

Author: Joan Minieri; Paul Getsos
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2007.
Series: Chardon Press series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tools for Radical Democracy is an essential resource for grassroots organizers and leaders, students of activism and advocacy, and anyone trying to increase the civic participation of ordinary people. Authors Joan Minieri and Paul Getsos share stories and tools from their nationally recognized and award-winning work of building a community-led organization, training community leaders, and conducting campaigns that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Minieri, Joan, 1962-
Tools for radical democracy.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2007
(DLC) 2007019897
(OCoLC)133465475
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Minieri; Paul Getsos
ISBN: 9780787997403 0787997404
OCLC Number: 181092630
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 438 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Taking it on : starting to build power --
Powering up --
Recruiting constituents for collective action --
Involving members in building their own organization --
Developing leaders from all walks of life --
Uploading technology --
Identifying the right issue --
Researching the politics of an issue --
Developing a winning strategy --
Planning a comprehensive campaign --
Implementing an effective campaign --
Running kick-a** actions! --
Evaluating a campaign from beginning to end --
Forging partnerships for power --
Moving from self-interest to social change : movement building --
Conclusion: Putting your principles into practice.
Series Title: Chardon Press series.
Responsibility: Joan Minieri, Paul Getsos ; foreword by Peter Edelman.
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Tools for Radical Democracy is an essential resource for grassroots organizers and leaders, students of activism and advocacy, and anyone trying to increase the civic participation of ordinary people.

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"if you're looking for a practical how-to guide to building community power without a lot of excursions into the ins and outs of fundraising, Tools is just the ticket." (Philanthropy News Digest, Read more...

 
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