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Neighbor Power

Pub Date : 2014-10-01 | Author : Jim A. Diers | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 9780295805924
ISBN 13 : 0295805927

Building on the lessons of early labor leaders, civil rights volunteers, and political activists, Jim Diers has developed his own models and successful strategies for community dev..


Neighbor Power

Pub Date : 2004-01-01 | Author : Jim Diers | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 0295984449
ISBN 13 : 9780295984445

Providing concrete examples for citizens and government officials, Diers describes a successful program to support community self-help projects and a community-driven planning proc..



The Great Neighborhood Book

Pub Date : 2007-06-01 | Author : Jay Walljasper | Publisher : New Society Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781550923421
ISBN 13 : 1550923420

Abandoned lots and litter-strewn pathways, or rows of green beans and pockets of wildflowers? Graffiti-marked walls and desolate bus stops, or shady refuges and comfortable seating..


Flower Power

Pub Date : 2005-09-01 | Author : Ann Walsh | Publisher : Orca Book Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781554696215
ISBN 13 : 1554696216

Callie’s mother has chained herself to the neighbor’s tree and is living inside the tree house. She refuses to come down until the neighbor, Mr. Wilson, agrees to leave the tre..


The Good Neighbor

Pub Date : 2013-11-01 | Author : Mary E. Stuckey | Publisher : MSU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781628951653
ISBN 13 : 1628951656

No modern president has had as much influence on American national politics as Franklin D. Roosevelt. During FDR’s administration, power shifted from states and localities to the..