Meet the Author of "Tools for Radical Democracy"
From: Kwame Tsikata (KTsikataprogressivetech.org)
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 08:14:18 -0700 (PDT)
Dear Friends,

 

Mark this event on your calendar! Paul Getsos, co-author of Tools for
Radical Democracy: How to Organize for Power in your Community, will do
a book reading on Wednesday April 2nd 2008 - 7:00pm, Magers & Quinn
Bookstore (3038 Hennepin Avenue S., Minneapolis). 

 

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. This
reading will be an interactive session of Paul Getsos reading passages
from the book and tackling various questions from you. 

 

In Tools for Radical Democracy, Getsos
<http://toolsforradicaldemocracy.com/authors.html>  and co-author
Minieri <http://toolsforradicaldemocracy.com/authors.html>  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.  The book
contains keen insights for using technology effectively, building more
powerful alliances, and engaging in the social justice movement.  

 

This is a not to be missed book reading for those interested in building
power to create change. Please forward this to your friends and other
interested constituencies! For more information email
kwame [at] progressivetech.org

 

 

What they say about Tools for Radical Democracy

"This manual is an organizer's organizer. I hope many people will put
this to use."
-Heather Booth, founder and president, Midwest Academy 

"This book is 'the secret' for building collective power for long-term
social change."
-Nat Chioke Williams, Executive Director, Hill-Snowdon Foundation 

"Minieri and Getsos provide real-world examples of how ordinary people
can become leaders who effect positive change. This book will be
required reading for our staff and recommended reading for all our
members."
-Janet S. Keating, Co-Director, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition 

"Students, scholars, and social activists alike will find something to
their tastes in this how-to guide for rebuilding democracy from the
ground up."
-Joaquin Herranz Jr., Assistant Professor, Daniel J. Evans School of
Public Affairs, University of Washington

 

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"The Power to Connect, The Power to Change"

 

Kwame A. Tsikata | Development & Communications Analyst

Progressive Technology Project

2801 21st Ave. S, STE 132E

Minneapolis, MN 55407

www.progressivetech.org 

 

W: 612-724-2600 Ext 11  or 1-866-298-6463 (Toll Free)

Fax: 612-395-9153

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