Handbook for Community Change
Publication Number: CRD-00013
Author/Sponsor: Anthony Nakazawa
This 16-page handbook is a valuable resource for any group of citizens who wants to work together to improve their community. It provides a step-by-step approach to solving a problem, with chapters on Identifying the Issues, Building a Coalition, Making Personal Contacts, Utilizing the Media, Writing Letters, Giving Public Testimony, Understanding the Referendum/Initiative Process and Evaluating Your Progress. At the end of each chapter is an "action checklist" that outlines the steps you need to follow to most effectively solve your problem or resolve your issue.