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

By: Brown, Michael Jacoby.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Arlington, Mass. : Long Haul Press, c2006Description: xxvi, 393 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0977151808; 9780977151806.Subject(s): Community organization | Social action | Citizens' associations | Community development | Organizational effectivenessDDC classification: 361.8
Contents:
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.
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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.

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