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Author Brown, Michael Jacoby.

Title Building powerful community organizations [electronic resource] : a personal guide to creating groups that can solve problems and change the world / Michael Jacoby Brown.

Imprint Arlington, Mass. : Long Haul Press, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 393 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 366-374) and index.
Contents The inside story -- What is community organizing, anyway? -- Step by step--building a community organization -- Developing a mission, goals, and objectives -- Structure : how to build your organization to last -- Power means mobilizing your resources -- Developing power : why recruit? -- How to recruit : the nuts and bolts -- The way to develop power is to develop leaders -- Mobilizing resources : meetings -- Mobilizing resources : raising money -- Making change -- Organizing : pathway to change -- Taking action, solving problems, getting results -- Building community -- Our future -- Where do we go from here? -- Your turn.
Summary Using stories and exercises from grassroots organizing experience ... [this book] walks you through the steps of starting a new group or strengthening an old one - to build a better world.-Back cover.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Community organization -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Social action -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Citizens' associations -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Community development -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Organizational effectiveness -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Electronic books -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Brown, Michael Jacoby. Building powerful community organizations. Arlington, Mass. : Long Haul Press, ©2006 0977151808 (DLC) 2005907712 (OCoLC)71757193
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