Monthly Archive: July 2004

Book Recommendation: "Going Public"

“Going Public: An Organizer’s Guide to Citizen Action,” by Michael Gecan, is a useful book that illustrates the power and humanity of having relational-style organizations. Just 192 pages, cover-to-cover, this guide is easily digestible but definitely unsettling — unsettling in …

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The September Project

I just heard about The September Project: a national effort to encourage everyone to meet at their local library to discuss their community on Saturday, September 11, 2004. Intriguing concept. I wonder if this would be a good starting point …

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Book Recommendation: Better Together

“Better Together” by Robert Putnam is a fascinating look at several community initiatives. Highly recommended. More in-depth review to come in the future.

Now with Blogging & Comments

I’ve enhanced this web site by adding this Updates blog and the ability to add comments. I hope this helps to make this a more useful tool for tracking progress on this Project.