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Urban sanctuaries : neighborhood organizations in the lives and futures of inner-city youth

Author: Milbrey Wallin McLaughlin; Merita A Irby; Juliet Langman
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Presenting a look at inner-city youth programs, this book analyses the strategies of community leaders and organizations. It also describes how these leaders create and sustain youth programs in  Read more...

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McLaughlin, Milbrey Wallin.
Urban sanctuaries.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2001
(OCoLC)579091772
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milbrey Wallin McLaughlin; Merita A Irby; Juliet Langman
ISBN: 0787959413 9780787959418
OCLC Number: 50117007
Notes: Originally published: ©1994. With new introd.
Description: xxxvi, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Neighborhood organizations : places of hope in the inner city --
The hopefuls : six teens with a bright future --
The wizards : three homegrown community leaders --
More wizards : three outsiders who have earned respect --
What matters most? Common traits of wizards and their organizations --
Making vision a reality : the people who make it work --
Building the program's family : the challenge of finding and keeping staff --
Volunteers : a mixed blessing --
Finding resources : the struggle to fund neighborhood programs --
Sustaining places of hope : how three programs negotiate support in one city --
Keeping hope alive : an appeal for action.
Responsibility: Milbrey W. McLaughlin, Merita A. Irby, Juliet Langman ; foreword by John W. Gardner.
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"This book is a beam of light in the dark world of inner-cityyouth, and as beams of light often do, it shows the way." --fromthe foreword by John W. Gardner, former secretary of the U.S.Department of Read more...

 
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