Make a Difference: America's Guide to Volunteering and Community Service

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Do you want to become a volunteer but feel overwhelmed by the sheervolume of organizations to choose from? Look no further than thisrevised edition of the bestselling book Make a Difference!

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.

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"Blaustein's effort will help a new generation of Americansapproach community service— and their own lives— in away that will strengthen our democracy."
— Senator John Kerry

"A terrific resource . . . . Arthur Blaustein has made it easyfor every citizen to volunteer."
— Bob Chase, president National Education Association

"Wouldn't you like help in making September 11 a transformativeevent? Blausteins book is perfectly timed . . . . A perfectgraduation gift— for us all!"
— Gail Sheehy, author of The Passages Books

"We've fallen far from the notion that citizen is the highestoffice in the land. Arthur Blaustein has kept the faith. His bookwill help us regain the heights and take democracy back!"
— Bill Moyers

Do You Want to Become a Volunteer but feel overwhelmed by thesheer volume of organizations to choose from? Look no further thanthis revised edition of the bestselling book Make aDifference!
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—and your life.

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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.

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