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Publication Date: 2013
The authors present a 12-step process that empowers readersto act on their passions and concerns. This process isorganized into three parts: Do What Works, Work Together, and MakeIt Last. They offer specific guidance for following the processthrough practical and prescriptive actions such buildingorganizations, joining boards, applying for funding, creatingpartnerships with organizations that have similar goals, organizingconferences, and publicizing events. The book incorporates accountsof young people in action, and always reinforces the message thatsocial innovation can be a lifestyle, made up of efforts smalland large. It is not an all-or nothing proposition, and anyone canaffect social change.
Nina Vasan is a social entrepreneur. She has been honoredas one of America's Top 10 Youth Volunteers, a Young Adult Winnerof the National Caring Award, a Girl Scouts National Young Woman ofDistinction, and one of Glamour magazine's Top 10 CollegeWomen.
Jennifer Przybylo has dedicated her life to service. Herleadership has been recognized by the Prudential Spirit ofCommunity Awards, the United States Senate Youth Program, and theToyota Community Scholars Program.