March 5, 2012

Be a social activist

Yes You Can! Your Guide to Becoming an Activist
by Jane Drake & Ann Love

This is a useful, sensible, and practicable guide to effective social change. Divided into step-by-step advice, it helps you focus on the issues to tackle, find supporters, and use visual, audio and theatrical methods to capture attention.
Stories about successful activists like Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International; Monte Hummel, president of the World Wildlife Fund; Eglantyne & Dorothy Jebb, founders of Save the Children; and Paco Barnett of Right to Play, help in describing their setbacks and milestones. They show that if you are passionate about a cause, your perseverance will be rewarded.

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