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Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers: A Retirement and Aging Roadmap for Single and Childless Adults
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#1 Amazon New Release ─ Over fifty, retiring and childless?Are you among the fifteen million Americans over fifty and childless? Solo aging gracefully and a happy retirement can be yours!Baby Boomers retiring: American Baby boomers are aging and fifteen million of them never had children. Who will take care of them? Unprecedented in U.S. history, this demographic will create challenges for these individuals as well as for society. Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers is a

Learning Service: The essential guide to volunteering abroad
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Want to help? First you must be willing to learn. This year, over ten million people will go abroad, eager to find the perfect blend of adventure and altruism. Volunteer travel can help you find your place in the world―and find out what you’re made of.  So why do so many international volunteer programs fail to make an impact? Why do some do more harm than good?  Learning Service offers a powerful new approach that invites volunteers to learn from host communities before trying to 'help'

Quick Hits for Service-Learning: Successful Strategies by Award-Winning Teachers
By Indiana University Press
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Service-learning, the integration of classroom instruction with community service projects, is rapidly gaining momentum as a successful teaching and learning strategy that benefits both students and their communities. Quick Hits for Service-Learning presents more than 80 examples of innovative curricula, developed by educators in a wide range of disciplines, designed to combine community service with instruction and reflection. Seven chapters offer tips for classroom activities that focus on

Volunteering & Your Retirement Lifestyle
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There are many reasons to volunteer. You may have a need to give back and make your community a better place to live. Perhaps you have a commitment to a cause or belief. You may even possess special skills that can be shared. Volunteering offers you the opportunity to meet new people, engage in challenging activities, travel, and have fun. This book offers specific information on how to expand your horizons during your retirement years..

A History of the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department
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Once, Kent Island homes that caught fire often burned to the ground. That changed in 1947 with the founding of the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, and for more than half a century, local volunteers have protected their community from fire and flood. Author Brent Lewis charts the history of this Kent Island institution with firsthand accounts from ordinary heroes, humorous stories of late-night practical jokes and recipes for applesauce cake and oyster fritters from the ladies auxiliary.

Unlikely Brothers: Our Story of Adventure, Loss, and Redemption
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“You don’t look like brothers . . .”Peace activist and cofounder of the Enough Project, John Prendergast is known as a champion of human rights in Africa. But the not-so-public face of J.P. is the life he’s led as a Big Brother to Michael Mattocks. As a curious, driven, and emotionally wounded twenty-year-old, J.P. made the life-changing decision to form a “Big Brother/Little Brother” relationship with then seven-year-old Michael, who was living out of plastic bags and drifting

Reaching Out to Others
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The Power and Limits of NGOs
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Since the end of the Cold War, a virtual army of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) from the United States, Britain, Germany, and elsewhere in Europe have flocked to Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia. These NGOs are working on such diverse tasks as helping to establish competitive political parties, elections, and independent media, as well as trying to reduce ethnic conflict.This important book is among the few efforts to assess the impact of these international efforts to build

Good Intentions: Moral Obstacles and Opportunities (Philanthropic and Nonprofit Studies)
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It seems self-evident that giving is a good thing. But there are profound arguments against a social stress on giving, many of them couched in the language of justice. In this book, scholars from a variety of fields associated with philanthropy discuss the moral issues surrounding efforts to do good. The chapters are arranged in five parts: ''Important Exemplars,'' ''Deciding Whom to Help,'' ''Issues for Religious Communities,'' ''The Importance and Insufficiency of Charity,'' and ''Retrospect

The Cathedral Within: Transforming Your Life by Giving Something Back
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In this wise and inspiring book, social entrepreneur Bill Shore shows us how to make the most of life and do something that counts. Like the cathedral builders of an earlier time, the visionaries described in this memoir share a single desire: to create something that endures. The extraordinary people Shore has met on his travels represent a new movement of citizens who are tapping into the vast resources of the private sector to improve public life. Among them are:-- Gary Mulhair, who has

Community Works: The Revival of Civil Society in America
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America is experiencing a boom of voluntarism and civic mindedness. Community groups are working together to clean up their cities and neighborhoods. People are rejoining churches, civic associations, and Little Leagues. And, at every opportunity, local and national leaders are exhorting citizens to pitch in and do their part.Why has the concept of a civil society--an entire nation of communities, associations, civic and religious groups, and individuals all working toward the common

Going Public: An Organizer's Guide to Citizen Action
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Urban decay can sap the determination—not to mention the soul—of anyone who experiences it. But there are forces that can and do reverse it. They are not spectators, or critics, or occasional demonstrators. They are groups of citizens, encouraged and trained to take power with dignity and creativity and unrelenting determination, and to make it work for them, day by day, month by month, and year to year. For more than twenty-five years, Michael Gecan has been a professional organizer with

Creative Community Organizing: A Guide for Rabble-Rousers, Activists, and Quiet Lovers of Justice
By Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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Privatization has been on the right-wing agenda for years. Health care, schools, Social Security, public lands, the military, prisons—all are considered fair game. Through stories, analysis, impassioned argument—even song lyrics—Si Kahn and Elizabeth Minnich show that corporations are, by their very nature, unable to fulfill effectively what have traditionally been the responsibilities of government. They make a powerful case that the market is not the measure of all things, and that a

Powered by Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting Youth Activists
By Beacon Press
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A playbook for working with and training girls to be activists of their own social movementsDrawing from a diverse collection of interviews with women and girl activists, Powered by Girl is both a journalistic exploration of how girls have embraced activism and a guide for adults who want to support their organizing. Here we learn about the intergenerational support behind thirteen-year-old Julia Bluhm when she got Seventeen to go Photoshop free; nineteen-year-old Celeste Montaño, who pressed

Urban Action Networks: HIV/AIDS and Community Organizing in New York City
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Urban Action Networks is a study of how communities organize in response to threats to their lives and well being. As HIV/AIDS wreaked havoc on the worlds of some of the most marginal and disenfranchised people in New York, they came together to create a shared response, forming a new organizational field within which their various efforts were coordinated. This book traces the interorganizational processes by which the groups negotiated shared meanings, collective strategies, and a complex,

Start a Community Food Garden: The Essential Handbook
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Recommended by the American Community Gardening Association Community gardening enhances the fabric of towns and cities through social interactions and accessibility to fresh food, creating an enormously positive effect in the lives of everyone it touches. LaManda Joy, the founder of Chicago’s Peterson Garden Project and a board member of the American Community Gardening Association, has worked in the community gardening trenches for years and brings her knowledge to the wider world in Start

Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community
By University of California Press
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In the United States, public talk about charity for the poor is highly moralistic, even in our era of welfare reform. But how do we understand the actual experience of caring for the poor? This study looks at the front lines of volunteer involvement with the poor and homeless to assess what volunteer work means for those who do it. Rebecca Allahyari profiles volunteers at two charities―Loaves & Fishes and The Salvation Army―to show how they think about themselves and their work, providing

Community Service and Higher Learning: Explorations of the Caring Self
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Portrays the experiences and development of students as they commit themselves to community service during their college years.Used Book in Good Condition.

We Make Change: Community Organizers Talk About What They Do--and Why
By Brand: Vanderbilt University Press
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Community organizers work at their jobs because they are passionate, because they believe that change is possible, and because they enjoy working with people. Although it's not an occupation that leads to great wealth, community organizers can make a living at it. They get salaries, pensions and health insurance. They raise families. They do well by doing good. This book explores the world of community organizing through the voices of real people working in the field, in small towns and city

Imtiaz Sooliman and the Gift of the Givers: A Mercy to All
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Imtiaz Sooliman, a medical doctor practising in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, visited a Shaikh in Istanbul in 1992. The Sufi teacher gave him a message that would dramatically change the lives of countless people. ‘To my absolute astonishment he told me I would help people for the rest of my life. He then instructed me to form a humanitarian organisation called the “Gift of the Givers”, and repeated the phrase “the best among people are those who benefit mankind”.’ Over 20 years

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