The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, Feb 22, 2011 - Nature - 224 pages
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If you want to make a significant and sustainable impact on the health of our planet, this powerful and practical guide can help. Author and activist Sharon J. Smith shares proven strategies and lessons learned from the winners of Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards—America’s top honor for young green leaders. Here are all the tools you need—from planning a campaign and recruiting supporters to raising money and attracting media attention—to turn your ideas into actions and make changes that matter. 
  
All author proceeds from the sale of this book go to Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards to support the next generation of young activists.




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I don't regret buying this book. I constantly find myself going back to it for tips, strategies, and inspiration. This book is a must-read for any young (or not-so-young) person who wants to organize! Read full review

Contents

l1l SPRENIJ YOUR MESSFIGE
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u5 POLITICS
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I09 II? PROTEST WITH PUWER
104
ul MFIKE NIEIIIFI HEFIIILINES
125
I43 I15 GRUW THE GREEN
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I94 11 IZHFINEE THE WORLD
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About the author (2011)

Sharon J. Smith is an organizer and trainer in the environmental, global justice, peace, and human rights movements, and program advisor for Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards. She has worked with student networks to achieve landmark environmental victories in the logging and finance sectors and has trained thousands of youth in advocacy for social change. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut.




From the Trade Paperback edition.