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    by  • June 11, 2012 • Reviews

    “Building Powerful Community Organizations by Michael Jacoby Brown, is an excellent resource for anyone working with adults, community organizations and cooperative extension.  It was easy for people to read it.  It is something they could go out and use.” -Professor Kenyetta Nelson-Smith, PhD, Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Baton Rouge, LA

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    Si Kahn

    by  • January 13, 2012 • Reviews

    “Michael Brown is an experienced and savvy organizer. His humanity and skill both shine through in this useful and important new book.  Michael tells us not just how ordinary people can organize to change the balance of power in our world, but why we must do so, if we are to build the just and [...]

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    Ron Bell

    by  • January 13, 2012 • Reviews

    “Michael Brown has written a vital textbook for social activists, entrepreneurs and just about anyone who wants to get things done. This is a nuts-and-bolts, step-by-step guide to accomplishing social change, including invaluable self-interview forms and questionnaires that enable the reader to define specific motives and personal goals. Many of the writer’s primary concepts and [...]

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    Robert Ross

    by  • January 13, 2012 • Reviews

    “This book inspired me to imagine a course I was about to teach on community organization as a project in community organization – self-government. It worked. Michael Brown knows how to take from the Big Picture a snapshot of life – the way organizers really see it.” Robert Ross, Sociology Professor, Clark University & author, [...]

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    Lois Marie Gibbs

    by  • January 13, 2012 • Reviews

    “This book would be applicable for Love Canal, for fighting a proposed facility or something as simple as a stop sign.” Lois Marie Gibbs, Founder Love Canal Homeowners’ Association and Executive Director, Center for Health, Environment and Justice

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