Abstracts: November 27th, 2007

By Joan Minieri and Paul Getsos

This book 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. The authors 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 changed public policy and delivered concrete results to tens of thousands of people.

This how-to manual includes in-depth analysis of how to launch and win a campaign, the tools and guidelines for training people to lead their own campaigns and organizations and insights for using technology effectively, building more powerful alliances, and engaging in the social justice movement.

Published by Jossey- Bass. ISBN: 978-0-7879-7909-6. 29.95 US dollars