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The Resource Becoming a citizen activist : stories, strategies, & advice for changing our world, Nick Licata

Becoming a citizen activist : stories, strategies, & advice for changing our world, Nick Licata

Label
Becoming a citizen activist : stories, strategies, & advice for changing our world
Title
Becoming a citizen activist
Title remainder
stories, strategies, & advice for changing our world
Statement of responsibility
Nick Licata
Creator
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recent waves of social activism like the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter show that you can fight city hall--or any other powerful entity for that matter. Now comes the playbook for citizen activists wanting to improve the world around them from Nick Licata, admired Seattle city councilmember and one of the city's most effective leaders of political and social change since the 1960s. In this smart and powerful book, Licata explains how to get organized, congregate power, and master the tactics for change. He is insightful in comparing effective communication with methods that just don't work. Licata's observations on the intricacies of power will empower any activist who wants to make a difference in today's world
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Licata, Nick
Dewey number
  • 324.2092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
F899.S453
LC item number
L53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Licata, Nick
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Licata, Nick
  • Licata, Nick
  • Politicians
  • Political activists
  • Political participation
  • Social change
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Licata, Nick
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Philosophy
  • Political activists
  • Political and social views
  • Political participation
  • Politicians
  • Social change
  • Social policy
  • United States
  • Washington (State)
Label
Becoming a citizen activist : stories, strategies, & advice for changing our world, Nick Licata
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- 1. You Can Fight City Hall -- The Minimum Wage Story -- Elections Count -- 2. See the World as It Should Be -- Read beyond the Words -- See the Small Things That Generate the Big Things -- 3. Learn to Listen -- The Politics of Anger -- Let the Police Speak -- Women Reshape Local Government -- Out of the Closet -- Immigrant Rights -- 4. The Power Is in the Details -- The Columbia University Strike -- Students Expose Sweatshop Providers -- Ticketing Aggressive Panhandling -- Passing Paid Sick Leave -- Tracking Hate Crimes -- Networking Information -- 5. Change Is a Marathon -- Getting to Same-Sex Marriage -- Legalizing Marijuana -- 6. Get the Word Out -- Books -- Magazines -- Pamphlets -- Handouts -- Posters -- Newspapers -- Radio -- TV -- E-mail -- Facebook -- Twitter -- YouTube -- Blogs -- 7. People Tools for Organizing -- Petitions -- Opinion Polls -- Public Forums -- 8. The Servant in Public Servant -- Make Politicians Work for You -- Embrace the Critics -- Nudge, Don't Lecture -- "Being Supportive" : Is It Real? -- 9. Protest -- Assert Yourself -- Refusing to Get a Divorce -- Raising Your Fist at the Olympic Games -- Women in Black -- Stopping Coal and Oil Trains -- Shouting Them Down -- Occupy Wall Street -- The Tea Party Crashes the Party -- 10. Disrupt the Culture -- Disrupt the Status Quo, Gently -- Explore New Cultural Values : Start an Intentional Community -- Join a Parade -- Create a People's Poet Populist -- Create Cultural Districts -- 11. Take the Power and Use It -- Homeless Encampments : The Poor Take Control -- Community Land Trusts : Housing Is Not a Commodity -- Student Power -- Democracy Dies Without You
Control code
ocn929862744
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xvi, 206 pages
Isbn
9781632170446
Lccn
2015027632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)929862744
Label
Becoming a citizen activist : stories, strategies, & advice for changing our world, Nick Licata
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- 1. You Can Fight City Hall -- The Minimum Wage Story -- Elections Count -- 2. See the World as It Should Be -- Read beyond the Words -- See the Small Things That Generate the Big Things -- 3. Learn to Listen -- The Politics of Anger -- Let the Police Speak -- Women Reshape Local Government -- Out of the Closet -- Immigrant Rights -- 4. The Power Is in the Details -- The Columbia University Strike -- Students Expose Sweatshop Providers -- Ticketing Aggressive Panhandling -- Passing Paid Sick Leave -- Tracking Hate Crimes -- Networking Information -- 5. Change Is a Marathon -- Getting to Same-Sex Marriage -- Legalizing Marijuana -- 6. Get the Word Out -- Books -- Magazines -- Pamphlets -- Handouts -- Posters -- Newspapers -- Radio -- TV -- E-mail -- Facebook -- Twitter -- YouTube -- Blogs -- 7. People Tools for Organizing -- Petitions -- Opinion Polls -- Public Forums -- 8. The Servant in Public Servant -- Make Politicians Work for You -- Embrace the Critics -- Nudge, Don't Lecture -- "Being Supportive" : Is It Real? -- 9. Protest -- Assert Yourself -- Refusing to Get a Divorce -- Raising Your Fist at the Olympic Games -- Women in Black -- Stopping Coal and Oil Trains -- Shouting Them Down -- Occupy Wall Street -- The Tea Party Crashes the Party -- 10. Disrupt the Culture -- Disrupt the Status Quo, Gently -- Explore New Cultural Values : Start an Intentional Community -- Join a Parade -- Create a People's Poet Populist -- Create Cultural Districts -- 11. Take the Power and Use It -- Homeless Encampments : The Poor Take Control -- Community Land Trusts : Housing Is Not a Commodity -- Student Power -- Democracy Dies Without You
Control code
ocn929862744
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xvi, 206 pages
Isbn
9781632170446
Lccn
2015027632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)929862744

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