ERIC Number: ED392727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Get Ready for Anything.
Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.
This handbook is to assist agencies and schools in developing coalitions for Youth Engaged in Service, to build better citizens and healthier communities. Seven examples of the community building process are presented to demonstrate what others have tried. Highlighted communities include: (1) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; (2) New York, New York; (3) Columbia, South Carolina; (4) Leucadia, California; (5) Zuni, New Mexico; (6) Evansville, Indiana; and (7) Everett, Washington. A set of action principles helps in putting together resources to expand the classroom education into the community. (EH)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Community Cooperation, Community Programs, Community Services, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Service Learning, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Urban Improvement
Points of Light Foundation, 1737 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.
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