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Number of Pages: 149
Publication Date: 2003
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Complied and written by Arthur Blaustein, adjunct professor ofsocial and urban policy at the University of California, Berkeley,and faculty advisor for its Americorps program, this guide offersvaluable information for everyone inspired to give back to theircommunities. Make a Difference will help you findinnumerable opportunities to put your expertise and talents to gooduse.
This revised and expanded guide includes more than 185 national,nonprofit organizations that use volunteers of all ages to make adifference where it counts. Make a Difference also lists 30organizations that give up-to-date information on critical issuesand policies. Whether you want to tutor a child or an adult,promote a cause you care about, or get hands-on experience at anorganization's headquarters, Make a Difference will inspireyou to get out there and make a difference in your community--andyour 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.