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Why Don't They Just Get a Job? One Couple's Mission to End Poverty in Their Community

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ISBN-10: 1934583375

ISBN-13: 9781934583371

Edition: N/A

Authors: Liane Philips, Echo Montgomery Garrett

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Description:

This book describes how and why Liane and Dave Phillips have been able to put thousands of people to work and help them transition out of poverty. The organization they created to do just that in a sustainable way is called Cincinnati Works. This book is a personal journey, as well as a how-to for other communities and individuals interested in fighting poverty and its effects. The message is strong: * There is a solution to poverty. * It is cost-effective. * Other communities can do this
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: aha! Process, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 269
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Startup: An Audacious Vision Summer 1994
A White Man in a Suit
Barriers: Nobody Has Just One
Breaking Down Our Own Walls
If You Build It, They Will Come—Won't They?
Figuring Out the Puzzle
Job Readiness Workshop: Lock the Door
Advancement: The Dilemma of the Working Poor
Job Search Purgatory
Take This Job and Shove It
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
Outcomes: What Gets Measured Gets Done
Progress
New Challenges
Afterword
Appendix
Index
About the Authors