Books about Community Development

Raising the Village

Raising the Village How Individuals and Communities Can Work Together to Give Our Children a Stronger Start in Life Tracy Smyth and Tammy Dewar   IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE A CHILD, but what does it take to raise a village? Authors Tracy Smyth and Tammy Dewar answer this question in concise and colorful…

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Creating Vibrant Communities

Creating Vibrant Communities How Individuals and Organizations from Diverse Sectors of Society Are Coming Together to Reduce Poverty in Canada Paul Born   EQUAL PARTS INSPIRATION, perspiration, and information – a book that is sure to take the Vibrant Communities story to new heights as it begins its next exciting phase. In Canada, “poverty reduction”…

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Community Conversations

Community Conversations Mobilizing the Ideas, Skills, and Passion of Community Organizations, Governments, Businesses, and People, Second Edition Paul Born   COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD are entering a new era of community building. Whether improving economic conditions and reducing poverty, re-energizing citizens and social programs, reducing crime, or revitalizing a troubled neighborhood, they are engaging people from…

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