ERIC Number: ED152906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
School Desegregation Organizers' Manual. School Desegregation/Integration Notebook.
American Civil Liberties Union, New York, NY.
The purpose of this manual is to facilitate community organization and education in order to bring about successful school desegregation. In it the process of organization for the desegregation process is outlined. The role of both neutral and pro-desegregation coalitions is examined, and suggestions are offered for forming the latter within a community. Information gathering is stressed as an important aspect in three stages of the desegregation process: the initiation and effectuation of legal or administrative action, the development of a plan, and the monitoring and implementation of that plan. The kinds of information needed and how to obtain and use it are reviewed in detail. Numerous examples of desegregation plans are offered. The dissemination of educational materials, public speaking, and contact with the media are all discussed as part of the effort at community education. Finally, the roles of specific organizations and individuals involved in community desegregation efforts are examined. Brief suggestions are offered for dealing with anti-integration forces. (GC)
Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Community Education, Community Involvement, Community Leaders, Community Organizations, Community Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Guides, Information Dissemination, News Media, Public Schools, Racial Integration, Resources, School Desegregation
Publications Department, American Civil Liberties Union, 22 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Civil Liberties Union, New York, NY.
Note: For a related document see UD 018 091; Not available in hard copy due to reproduction quality of the original document