Organizing to Change a City: In Collaboration with Kimberly Mayfield Lynch and J. Douglas Allen-Taylor

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Activist and scholar Kitty Kelly Epstein tells the unique story of a city that recruits a progressive mayoral candidate, defeats a political machine, mobilizes a thousand residents to make policy, and then implements many of the policies created by this participatory process. Violence, jobs, education, and gentrification are all addressed by the ongoing social justice movement and its victories, including a 40% drop in the homicide rate, 8,000 likely new jobs, and a program that produces diverse and effective teachers. This ...

Organizing to Change a City: In Collaboration with Kimberly Mayfield Lynch and J. Douglas Allen-Taylor 2012, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781433115974

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Organizing to Change a City: In Collaboration with Kimberly Mayfield Lynch and J. Douglas Allen-Taylor 2012, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781433115981

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