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    Alley-side Pickup: 10am - 7pm

    3038 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN
    612-822-4611

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The Citizen Solution: How You Can Make a Difference

The Citizen Solution: How You Can Make a Difference

Boyte, Harry C.
Shelby, Don

Paperback

General Political Science

Publisher Price: $15.95

ISBN10: 0873516109
ISBN13: 9780873516105
Published: Jul 1 2008
Pages: 224
Weight: 0.74
Height: 0.56 Width: 6.05 Depth: 9.03
Language: English
Nationally known community organizer and activist Harry C. Boyte incites readers to join today's citizen movement, offering practical tools for how we can change the face of America by focusing on issues close to home.

Targeting useful techniques for individuals to raise public consciousness and effectively motivate community-based groups, Boyte grounds his arguments in the country's tradition of populism, demonstrating how mobilized citizens can be far more powerful than our frequently paralyzed politicians. He offers practical tips on identifying potential citizen leaders and working through cultural differences without sacrificing identities.

Each point is illustrated by inspiring real-life examples of Minnesotans who have prompted change: An immigrant community that created a cultural wellness center. An organization of multiracial, multifaith congregations that is tackling tough social problems. A cluster of suburban neighborhoods that came together to take back Sundays from overzealous youth-sports organizations. For readers doubting their ability to make a significant difference in our world, this how-to book will show the way.

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