ERIC Number: ED214726
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Community Development--FFA Style.
Lee, Jasper S.
Intended to help Future Farmers of America (FFA) members develop skills in improving their communities under the Building Our American Community Program, this publication provides guidance on how FFA chapter members can be active citizens and use democratic processes. Section I, Identifying and Analyzing Communities, consists of four chapters. Chapter I suggests ways to determine community boundaries and identify community groups, occupational clusters, community memberships, and people and programs that make things happen in the community. Chapter II explores identifying community needs. Chapter III analyzes selecting commmunity development activities. Chapter IV recommends methods for gathering and analyzing information. Section II, Group Decisions & Actions, looks at the establishment of a teen center and has three chapters. Chapter V explores alternative solutions to problem solving. Chapter VI develops guidelines to organize for action. Chapter VII suggests ways to evaluate the results of community action. Each chapter provides step-by-step activities and most chapters conclude with a glossary, a performance check list, and a bibliography of supporting references. (BRR)
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Development, Community Study, Guidelines, Leadership Training, Problem Solving, Youth Programs
Future Farmer Supply Service, P.O. Box 15160, Alexandria, VA 22309 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Future Farmers of America, Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers: Building Our American Community Program; Future Farmers of America