ERIC Number: ED240183
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Organizing for Change: PEER's Guide to Campaigning for Equal Education.
Martin-McCormick, Lynda; And Others
This manual is a workbook designed to prepare and help citizens' groups to campaign for equal education for children of both sexes in their communities' public elementary and secondary schools. The manual is divided into two major sections. Section I, "Planning Your Campaign," includes chapters on (1) goal setting; (2) analyzing the community, schools, and media; (3) designing a plan; (4) recruiting support; (5) publicity; (6) research; and (7) pressing for change. Section II, "Managing Your Campaign," addresses the issues of (1) structuring the campaign; (2) working effectively in groups; (3) management and planning for groups; (4) troubleshooting common group problems; (5) building a coalition; and (6) budgeting and fundraising. Appended are worksheets that enable local advocacy groups to organize their own information, an article on the need for equal education, a summary of Title IX regulations, a list of resource agencies, and several pages of camera-ready, copyright-free artwork which groups can use to create campaign materials. (GC)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Change Strategies, Citizen Participation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Fund Raising, Group Dynamics, Needs Assessment, School Community Relationship, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness
PEER, Ninth Floor, 1413 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005 ($12.95 each; quantity price, $10.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Community
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Organization for Women, Washington, DC. Project on Equal Education Rights.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1972; Title IX Education Amendments 1972