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Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America

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Geoffrey Canada is a driven, brilliant crusader for children who argues that to change the lives of poor children, everything has to change--their ... Show synopsis

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  • Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America (Mariner Books) – Trade paperback (2009)
    by Paul Tough

    Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America

    Trade paperback, Mariner Books
    2009
    English
    310 pages

    ISBN: 0547247966
    ISBN-13: 9780547247960

    What would it take? That was the question that Geoffrey Canada found himself asking. What would it take to change the lives of poor children--not one by one, through heroic interventions and occasional miracles, but in big numbers, and in a way that could be replicated nationwide? The question led him to create the Harlem Children's Zone, a ninety-seven-block laboratory in central Harlem where he is testing new and sometimes controversial ideas about poverty in America. His conclusion: if you want poor kids to be able to ... Show more

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