Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People and Government [Twentieth anniversary edition] 9781933822846, 9781933822853, 1933822848

Getting started : from hopelessness to action -- Getting to the media : finding a public voice -- Expanding nationwide :

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Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People and Government [Twentieth anniversary edition]
 9781933822846, 9781933822853, 1933822848

Table of contents :
Getting started : from hopelessness to action --
Getting to the media : finding a public voice --
Expanding nationwide : learning the importance of speaking powerfully --
Our first victory : the Global Primary Health Care Initiative --
Getting to our courage and action on Ethiopia --
Moving to Washington and to new issues : the International Fund for Agricultural Development --
Vitamin A : believing is seeing --
Shots felt around the world : the Universal Child Immunization Act --
Raising money : fundraising was a slower breakthrough --
Starting a RESULTS group in Albuquerque or any city : if at first you don't succeed --
Expanding RESULTS beyond the United States : starting RESULTS in Britain --
Going down under : starting RESULTS in Australia --
Starting RESULTS in Germany --
Starting RESULTS in Japan --
Banking on the poor : the Microenterprise Loans for the Poor Act --
A personal healing and an organizational healing : building community --
Eliminating the worst aspects of poverty : the Global Poverty Reduction Act --
The Global Poverty Reduction Act : part II --
RESULTS conferences : more time for healing --
Getting coverage on RESULTS : I love a parade --
Checking implementation : is the Microenterprise Poverty Lending Program working? --
Shining a light on the needs of children : the 1990 World Summit for Children candlelight vigils --
Starting RESULTS in the USSR --
How to heal the break between people and government : the presentation is the first step --
How to do it! : RESULTS innovations --
Working with a member of Congress --
Working with the media : speaking to the entire community --
1991-2004 : from civic cynics to empowered citizens --
The RESULTS model takes aim at climate change --
Center for Citizen Empowerment and Transformation.

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