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Doing Good . . . Says Who?: Stories from Volunteers, Nonprofits, Donors, and Those They Want to Help
By Two Harbors Press
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
Doing Good. . . Says Who? explores the impact of good intentions from the inside. The authors conducted over 400 interviews and synthesized the lessons learned. The end result is that you are on the ground with volunteers, nonprofits, donors, and--most uniquely--the intended beneficiaries of good will. Through story telling, humor, analysis, practical advice and a discussion guide, five key concepts emerge: 1. Respect and value people 2. Build trust through relationships 3. Do 'with' rather

Advancing Knowledge in Service-Learning: Research to Transform the Field (PB) (Advances in Service-Learning Research)
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
The purpose of this series of books is to advance the knowledge in the service-learning research field. More importantly, this research is to be used to transform the field. This transformation will come from realizing both the history of service-learning and trying to imagine what the future may look like. The chapters in this book all demonstrate just how far service-learning research has come. Researchers, practitioners, and students alike have benefited from its dissemination and use the

New Perspectives in Service Learning: Research to Advance the Field (Advances in Service-Learning Research)
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Service-learning, a teaching and learning approach that uses the provision of community service as a vehicle for learning, continues to be of interest to those working in K-12 and higher education. Billig, director of a national study of the impact of service-learning, and Welch (service learning, University of Utah) present selected papers from aUsed Book in Good Condition.

The Origins of Women's Activism: New York and Boston, 1797-1840
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Tracing the deep roots of women's activism in America, Anne Boylan explores the flourishing of women's volunteer associations in the decades following the Revolution. She examines the entire spectrum of early nineteenth-century women's groups--Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish; African American and white; middle and working class--to illuminate the ways in which race, religion, and class could bring women together in pursuit of common goals or drive them apart. Boylan interweaves analyses of

Playbook for Progressives: 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer
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An organizing manifesto for the twenty-first century, Playbook for Progressives is a must-have for the activist’s tool kit. This comprehensive guide articulates pragmatically what is required in the often mystifying and rarely explained on-the-ground practice of organizing. Here, Eric Mann distills lessons he learned from over forty years as an organizer, as well as from other organizers within the civil rights, labor, LGBT, economic justice, and environmental movements.Used Book in Good

I Thought Scout Uniforms Were Fireproof!: Putting the Fun in Scouting
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Finally! A perfect resource for any leader who's ever had trouble creating scouting programs and activities compelling enough to compete with school, sports, jobs, and the thousands of other activities in your scout's life. These ideas, hints, and tips will spark your imagination and make scouting activities the highlight of your boys' week.I Thought Scout Uniforms Were Fireproof: Putting the Fun in Scouting.

24 New Moons (Bound for the Promised Land)
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After the author retired, he and his wife spent two years with the U.S. Peace Corps in the ''Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho.'' While there, he discovered things about himself, America, the Third World, and foreign aid that made him rethink previous beliefs. 24 New Moons recounts the experience. It's not a tale of swash-buckling adventure because day-to-day living doesn't soar to that level, but it is a story of discovery and insight.Used Book in Good Condition.

Promise to Mary: A Story of Faith in Action
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Here is the story of Faith in Action, the acclaimed nationwidegrant program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that bringstogether Americans of all faiths to provide volunteer care andsupport to those in their communities who are confined to theirhomes because of a chronic health condition or disability. But this book is far more than simply an account of the Faith inAction program. Through a series of revealing in-depth interviewsconducted in three very different parts of the country,

Visionaries In Our Midst: Ordinary People who are Changing our World
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Visionaries In Our Midst is Allison Silberberg's inspiring collection of essays that profiles ordinary people who are changing our world. Silberberg shares the stories of individuals who identified critical needs in their communities and responded with courage and conviction. This is a book about those who inspire hope, those who struggle, and those who make something happen. This is a book about catalysts--those who innovate and work to build a better life for others. This is a time to

Honoring Those Who Honor: Memorial Rifle Squad, Fort Snelling National Cemetery
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Since 1979, the Fort Snelling Memorial Rifle Squad, an all-volunteer group, has been present at more than 74,000 funerals at Fort Snelling National Cem­etery to offer a final tribute for military veterans at the request of their families. This honor guard consists of three rifle volleys, the solemn sound of taps, and the folding and presentation of the American flag to a surviving family member. The Rifle Squad has given the final tribute in this manner as many as 17 times each day, week after

Politics and Volunteering in Japan: A Global Perspective
By Cambridge University Press
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Politics and Volunteering begins by painting a portrait of volunteering in Japan, and demonstrates that our current understandings of civil society have been based implicitly on a U.S. model that does not adequately consider participation patterns found in other parts of the world. The book develops a theory of civic participation that, incorporates citizen attitudes about governmental and individual responsibility, with societal and governmental practices that support (or hinder) volunteer

Service-Learning in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices
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Our communities depend on our ability to make the connectionbetween education and democracy. This book can breathe new lifeinto colleges and universities that want to reinforce their publicservice mission. Jacoby and her colleagues tell us how to doit.--Dolores E. Cross, president, Chicago State University Combining the most current theory and practice in the field ofservice-learning with many examples from actual campuses,Service-Learning in Higher Education is a comprehensiveguide to

Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Help Others, Do Work that Matters, and Make Smarter Choices about Giving Back
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An up-and-coming visionary in the world of philanthropy and a cofounder of the effective altruism movement explains why most of our ideas about how to make a difference are wrong and presents a counterintuitive way for each of us to do the most good possible.   While a researcher at Oxford, William MacAskill decided to devote his study to a simple question: How can we do good better? MacAskill realized that, while most of us want to make a difference, we often decide how to do so based on

The Doer of Good Becomes Good: A Primer on Volunteerism
By R&L Education
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Here is everything you ever wanted to know about community service. Ronald W. Poplau explores the major shortcomings of today's education and introduces community service as a viable means to correct them. The book is based on 11 years of a program that the State of Kansas enacted into law. The U.S. State Department later sent Poplau to Russia to share this program with Russian schools, and at any one time, one-fourth of the author's school, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, is enrolled in

Standing with the Vulnerable: A Curriculum for Transforming Lives and Communities
By InterVarsity Press
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The world has needs. Children are orphaned, refugees are displaced and families are devastated by natural disasters. But God is greater than those needs, and he works through his people to accomplish healing and transformation. God calls us to integral mission― obeying both the Great Commission and the Great Commandment in ministering to people's spiritual, physical, emotional and social well-being. This curriculum from World Relief is designed to mobilize the church to engage the great

Heroic Efforts: The Emotional Culture of Search and Rescue Volunteers
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Winner of the 2006 Outstanding Recent Contribution Award from the American Sociological Association, Sociology of Emotions SectionMany search and rescue workers voluntarily interrupt their lives when they are called upon to help strangers. They awake in the middle of the night to cover miles of terrain in search of lost hikers or leave work to search potential avalanche zones for missing skiers, snowboarders, and snowmobilers in blizzard conditions. They often put their own lives in danger to

Community Service-Learning: A Guide to Including Service in the Public School Curriculum (SUNY series, Democracy and Education)
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
Presents a comprehensive resource for those interested in youth involvement in community service as part of the public school curriculum..

Sex/Machine: Readings in Culture, Gender, and Technology (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Technology)
By Patrick D Hopkins
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... discusses the complex connections between gender and technology... an intriguing and enlightening book, the latest in an outstanding... series by Indiana University Press.'' ―Bruce Hilton, Scripps Howard News ServiceHow does technology influence gender roles? From personal computers and cyberspace to artificial wombs and sex reassignment surgery, technology has opened up the possibility that sex roles as well as the gendered notions we have of human identity are subject to radical change.

Boomer Volunteer Engagement: Collaborate Today, Thrive Tomorrow
By AuthorHouse
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Boomer Volunteer Engagement: Collaborate Today, Thrive Tomorrow is everything nonprofits need to engage skilled Boomer volunteers.  This innovative book provides a step-by-step guide for engaging Boomers as volunteers to build organizational capacity. The authors offer a new framework through which nonprofits can capitalize on the vast skills and resources of the 78.2 million Baby Boomers. The guidebook includes a comprehensive, easy-to-understand synthesis of the body of research on

The Insider's Guide to Grantmaking
By Joel J Orosz
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Unlike many formal professions, foundation grantmaking is a callingwith no training programs and little definitive literature on thelatest and best practices. Written for program officers and ofconsiderable value to grantseekers, this volume is the first andonly practical guide to making foundation grants and developingessential skills for effective and ethical grantmaking. Author JoelJ. Orosz provides: The history, structure, and function of foundations insociety.The complex role that program

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