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Frances Dunn Butterfoss, Ph.D., captured the attention of academics and practitioners everywhere with her landmark textbook, Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health, which provided a comprehensive approach to coalitions. Ignite! Getting Your Community Coalition Fired Up for Change is a more concise, user-friendly book geared for community practitioners, leaders, and activists who want to build and sustain innovative organizations and coalitions to improve the health and well-being of their communities. Learn why sustaining and building a coalition is very much like planning, building, fueling, and sustaining a campfi re, and get detailed guidance on how to: a€c determine if coalition building is the best way to achieve your goals; a€c pick the simplest structure to achieve your objective; a€c build and sustain innovative organizations and community coalitions with the power to change policies, systems, and environments. The booka€™s four partsa€”Before You Build It, Build It, Make It Work, and Sustain Ita€”provide practical strategies to build coalitions, as well as troops, clubs, neighborhood associations, and other organizations. Whether youa€™re a volunteer or professional, youa€™ll get tools that make it easier to accomplish meaningful and lasting change with Ignite!... Program. http://www. cdc.gov/healthycommunitiesprogram/pdf/ sustainability_guide.pdf Bobo, K., J. Kendall, and S. Max. 2001. Organizingfor Social Change: MidwestAcademy Manual forActivists. ... http:// www.cadca.org/ files/resources/Beyond_the-Basics-Environmental_ Strategies-11-2010.pdf Community Tool Box.

Author:Frances Dunn Butterfoss Ph.D.
Publisher:Author House - 2013-09-17


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