Brown, Michael Jacoby.

Building powerful community organizations : a personal guide to creating groups that can solve problems and change the world / Michael Jacoby Brown. - Arlington, Mass. : Long Haul Press, c2006. - xxvi, 393 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-374) and index.

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; 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 -- Appendix: How to get tax-exempt status.

0977151808 9780977151806

Community organization
Social action
Citizens' associations
Community development
Organizational effectiveness


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