This accessible reference book for those aged 11 and up, provides a step by step outline of the steps involved in changing the world. The award-winning author team of Jane Drake and Ann Love, have put their roots in social activism to work to create a book that will speak to young readers.
Every time our society takes steps forward, segregation becomes illegal, child labor is exposed, and companies that poison our air are called to account. Behind those steps are people who identified problems, worked together, and created change. Lifelong environmental activists, Jane Drake and Ann Love present the nine steps to social change and much more. From fascinating accounts about the founding of organizations such as Amnesty International, Pollution Probe, and Greenpeace to the nuts and bolts of how to run an effective meeting or write a petition, to words of inspiration, Yes You Can! Your Guide to Changing the World
is great reading and encouragement for every person who wants to make the world a better place.