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Number of Pages: 149
Publication Date: 2003
|Dimensions: 9.11 X 6.14 X 0.41 (inches)|
Complied and written by Arthur Blaustein, adjunct professor of social and urban policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and faculty advisor for its Americorps program, this guide offers valuable information for everyone inspired to give back to their communities. Make a Difference will help you find innumerable opportunities to put your expertise and talents to good use.
This revised and expanded guide includes more than 185 national, nonprofit organizations that use volunteers of all ages to make a difference where it counts. Make a Difference also lists 30 organizations that give up-to-date information on critical issues and policies. Whether you want to tutor a child or an adult, promote a cause you care about, or get hands-on experience at an organization's headquarters, Make a Difference will inspire you to get out there and make a difference in your community--and your life.
Arthur I. Blaustein teaches community development, social history, and urban policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He was chair of the President's National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity under President Jimmy Carter and in 1996 received the John Dewey Award for Distinguished Public Service. Blaustein serves on the board of the National Endowment for the Humanities and has been the faculty advisor to the AmeriCorps program at Berkeley since 1996. He lives in Berkeley, CA.