Tools for Radical Democracy: How to Organize for Power in Your Community (Chardon Press) (Paperback)
Tools for Radical Democracy is an essential resource for grassroots organizers and leaders, students of activism and advocacy, and anyone trying to increase the civic participation of ordinary people. Authors Joan Minieri and Paul Getsos share stories and tools from their nationally recognized and award-winning work of building a community-led organization, training community leaders, and conducting campaigns that changed public policy and delivered concrete results to tens of thousands of people. This how-to manual includes:
- In-depth analysis of how to launch and win a campaign
- Tools and guidelines for training people to lead their own campaigns and organizations
- Insights for using technology effectively, building more powerful alliances, and engaging in the social justice movement
About the Author
Joan Minieri and Paul Getsos are cofounders of Community Voices Heard, a leading social justice organization in New York City and the United States. They are experienced organizers, trainers, university lecturers, and recipients of the Ford Foundation's Leadership for a Changing World Award.