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Yes You Can! Your Guide to Becoming an Activist

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ISBN-10: 088776942X

ISBN-13: 9780887769429

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jane Drake, Ann Love

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Every time our society takes steps forward, segregation becomes illegal, child labor is exposed, and companies that poison our air are called to account. Behind those steps are people who identified problems, worked together, and created change. Lifelong environmental activists, Jane Drake and Ann Love present the nine steps to social change and much more. From fascinating accounts about the founding of organizations such as Amnesty International, Pollution Probe, and Greenpeace to the nuts and bolts of how to run an effective meeting or write a petition, to words of inspiration,Yes You Can! Your Guide to Changing the Worldis great reading and encouragement for every person who wants to…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Tundra Book Group
Publication date: 10/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.06" wide x 8.94" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Step Right Up!
I'm Fed Up
From Outrage to Change: The Amnesty International Story
Your Cause, Your Choice
Walking the Talk: Drawing Your Ethical Self-Portrait
Milestones and Setbacks - Human Rights
What's Wrong?
Do It! The Founding of Pollution Probe
Comebacks to Put-Downs
The Long and the Short of It: Writing a Brief
Milestones and Setbacks - Air and Water Pollution
Great Minds Think Alike
Minding Both the Forest and the Trees: The Boreal Partnership
Walking a Mile in Your Opponent's Shoes
Two Heads Are Better than One: Running a Good Meeting
Milestones and Setbacks - Forest Stewardship
Good Plans, Good Luck
Actions Speak Louder than Words: The Rosa Parks Story
Seize the Moment
Preparing to Face the Media
Milestones and Setbacks - American Civil Rights
Baby Steps, Giant Leaps
Smoking vs. Nonsmoking: A Seesaw Battle of Rights
Gandhi: Non-Violent Change - One Step at a Time
The Elements of a Good Poster/Posting
Milestones and Setbacks - Tobacco and Nonsmokers' Rights
Butting Heads
Greenpeace vs. the American Military
Sharpening Your Tongue
Milestones and Setbacks - Earth Rights
When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Eglantyne and Dorothy Jebb: Founders of Save the Children
The Power of Petition: Children's Rights Club, Makari, Haiti
Finding the Fundraiser in You
Milestones and Setbacks - Women and Children's Rights
Getting Heard
Being Heard at the Labrador Creative Arts Festival
Use Theater/Be Heard
Keeping Squeaky-Clean
Milestones and Setbacks - The Medium for the Message
Life after Change
The Right to Play: The Ins and Outs of International Volunteerism
Prepare to Participate: The Red Cross Story
Measuring Personal Change
Milestones and Setbacks - Games for Change
Your Chance To Be The Change
The Recycling Blue Box Story
Future Steps
Milestones and Setbacks - Climate Change