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The books listed here offer ideas, suggestions, proposals, historical information, and proven ways of addressing the problems faced by our society. They provide context for information you might find in the media and provide an excellent way to inform yourself regarding what is happening, why, and what we can do about it.
We welcome your suggestions for books we should consider listing here that you believe would help others in their work to improve their communities. the name and author of the book and why you found this book useful along with your name and email in case we have questions.
IN LOVE WE TRUST: Lessons I Learned from Martin Luther King
Dr. Virgil A. Wood
This call to action is based on the tenets of one of the greatest orators and 'peaceful warriors' of our time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The author rekindles the fundamental passions and beliefs of King who preached that trusting God and trusting in love are one and the same. Dr. Wood continues the trailblazing path of his mentor, bringing to us practical doctrines for living in today's world.
[CIVIL RIGHTS; RELIGION & SPIRITUALITY] - The Beckham Publication Group
THE GARDENS OF DEMOCRACY: A New American Story of Citizenship, the Economy, and the Role of Government
Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer
This work provides a refreshing new conceptual approach to understanding our economic and political situation, and it will help us move past the fossilized ideas in today's public debate.
[DEMOCRATIC REFORM] - Sasquatch Books
THE POSSIBILITIES ECONOMY: New Capital Development and the Air Wars
Robert R. Carkhuff, Bernard G Berenson, Barry Cohen, Peter T. Rayson, and Associates
For thousands of years, the people of Earth believed that resources were finite. Accordingly, they organized their economies around the distribution of old resources. We labeled these economies Probabilities Economies: we got what we planned for. We now understand that the resources of Earth are vast and expanding, due to the power of the human brian to generate infinite possibilities. Accordingly, we must organize our economies around the generation of new resources. We label these economies Possibility Economies: we get what we process for--and a lot more!
[ECONOMIC REFORM] - Carkhuff and Associates
LEARNING FOR OWNERSHIP: Empowering African American Students for Success in a Twenty-First Century Society
Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher
Educators can transform the performance outcomes of African American children and significantly change their lives, academically, by equipping them with the empowerment tools in Learning for Ownership. A must-read for anyone in the education field, this book sheds light into the cracks of the education system. Backed by harrowing statistics, Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher then offers practical, step-by-step instructions to revolutionize the educational terrain.
[EDUCATIONAL REFORM] - Tate Publishing and Enterprises
HOMEBOY'S SOUL: Pride, Terror & Street Justice in America
Don Armijo and Fred Stawitz
This book invites readers into the bizarre and deadly lifestyle of gangbanging in the barrios of Pomona on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County during the 70’s through 90’s. Written by Don Armijo and Fred Stawitz, Homeboy’s Soul tells the story of Armijo’s rise to power within one of L.A. County’s most violent street gangs and provides answers to why Chicano youth are easily attracted to the homeboy’s lifestyle and ultimately to gang warfare. The authors provide a solid case study for any community trying to rid itself of the violence and suffering fomented by gang activity.
[SOCIOLOGY] - PublishAmerica
The organizations listed here offer an opportunity to involve yourself in addressing the problems faced by our society. Some of them provide additional ways to inform yourself regarding what is happening, why, and what we can do about it and ways to connect with other people who are taking an active role in sustaining democracy.
We welcome your suggestions for active organizations we should consider listing here that you believe would help others in their work to improve their communities. the name and web address of the organization and why you found this organization useful along with your name and email in case we have questions.
REBUILD THE DREAM
Rebuild the Dream is a movement made up of hundreds of thousands of real Americans who are working for economic justice and building a better life for all.
THE STORY OF STUFF PROJECT
Annie Leonard founded the non-profit Story of Stuff Project in 2008 after release of the 20-minute video "The Story of Stuff." Now the project creates short, easily shareable online movies that explore topics such as change, broke, Citizens United vs FEC, electronics, cosmetics, bottle water, and cap & trade. They provide high quality educational resources and programs to everyone from teachers and people of faith to business and community leaders; and support the learning and action of the over 350,000 members of the Story of Stuff community.