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July/August 2015

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  • FY 2016 Indian Country Budget Request: Promoting Self-Determination, Modernizing the Trust Relationship (January 2015, 136 pp.) by the National Congress of American Indians. Available at www.ncai.org [14925]

  • Investing in Our Future: A Latino Policy Agenda for the 114th Congress (May 2015, 44 pp.) by the National Council of La Raza. Available at www.nclr.org [14923]

  • Tribal Nations and the United States (January 2015, 47 pp.), a policy paper by the National Congress of American Indians. Available at www.ncai.org [14924]

May/June 2015

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  • 2014 NCLR Annual Report, (April 2015 42 pp.), National Council of La Raza, available at www.nclr.org [14884]

  • 2015 Statistical Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders, (May 2015), produced by the US Census Bureau for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, available from the UCLA Asian American Studies Center at www.aasc.ucla.edu [14891]

  • National Congress of American Indians 2015 Mid Year Conference and Marketplace, Nurturing Tribal Resources: Culture, Land & People, June 28 - July 1, 2015, St. Paul, Minnesota. Info available at www.ncai.org [14885]

  • NCLR Annual Conference, July 11-14, 2015, Kansas City Convention Center. Info available at www.nclr.org [14886]

  • Year of Encounter with Pope Francis, a study guide and other tools for social inclusion from the Pico Network, available at www.piconetwork.org [14889]

March/April 2015

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  • "State of Hispanic America: Striving for Equitable Opportunity,” (January 2015, 5 pp.), National Council of La Raza, available at www.nclr.org [14823]

  • Inequality in One City: Bill deBlasio and New York Experience in Year One, by Eric Alterman, is available in pb and as an e-book [14842]

November/December 2014

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  • Director of Communications Public Advocates (SF Bay Area) is seeking a new Director of Communications. Inf. at DOC@publicadvocates.org [14780]

July/August 2014

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  • "Louder Than Words: Lawyers, Communities and the Struggle for Justice," by Penda D. Hair (March 2001, 176 pp.), is available at http://www.advancementproject.org/resources/entry/louder-than-words-lawyers-communities-and-the-struggle-for-justice [14736]

May/June 2014

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  • Akeelah and the Bee is a moving 112-min. 2006 film about an 11-year-old Los Angeles girl's successful participation in a state-wide spelling bee. Available from IMDbPro [14645]

  • Bill (William J.) Chambliss, one of the nation's leading criminologists, passed away in Feb. 2014. A fine tribute/career summary appeared in the March/April 2014 issue of The Criminologist, Vol. 39, No. 2. [14630]

  • Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, by Charles Montgomery (358 pp., 2013), has been published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Interesting approach to urban form and living and what people should do in that regard to lead happier lives. [14665]

  • "Nothing Left: The Long, Slow Surrender of American Liberals," by Adolph Reed, Jr., is an excellent, well-written analysis of the limits of the U.S. Left, the sad state of the Democratic Party and the need for a popular movement, in the March 2014 Harpers. [14628]

  • "The Hidden Costs of Repealing Same-Day Registration in Montana," by Damon Daniels (4 pp., April 2014), from Demos, is available at www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publications/Montana_SDR.pdf [14691]

  • "We Need More Scale, Not More Innovation," is a well-presented 2-page article, by Dr. Robert K. Ross, Pres./CEO of The Calif. Endowment, in the Spring 2014 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, arguing that we have enough examples of successful projects, and our emphasis should be on the organizing and advocacy work to replicate them. [14651]

  • "What Is McCutcheon v. FEC?" (8 pp., April 2014), from Demos, is available at www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publications/McCutcheon%20v%20FEC_1.pdf [14690]

March/April 2014

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  • Folk Rewind is a wonderful compilation of the 1950s and 60s folk music revival by John Sebastian of The Lovin' Spoonful and featuring many of the well-known performers of well-known songs: Kingston Trio, Byrds, Youngbloods, Pete Seeger et al. -- music so important to progressive social and political causes, such as the Civil Rights Movement. DVD, produced by TJ Lukinsky et al., available from Amazon and other sources. [14548]

  • Millions to the Polls: Practical Policies to Fulfill the Freedom to Vote for All Americans, by J. Mijin Cha & Liz Kennedy (92 pp., Feb. 2014), from Demos, is available at www.demos.org/millions-polls [14601]

  • My Country 'Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future, by Keith Ellison, Democratic Congressman from Minnesota (district encompassing Minneapolis and its surroundings). He's the first Muslim to be elected to Congress and Co-Chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus for the 113th Congress. Book is 304 pp., $25, published (in 2013) by Gallery Book/Karen Hunter Publishing [14519]

  • Reducing Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Program, of the Georgetown Univ. Ctr. for Juvenile Justice Reform,
    is accepting applics. through April 18. Inf. from the Ctr., 3300 Whitehaven St. NW, Wash., DC 20057, 202/687-2749. [14562]

  • The Government By the People Act: Legislation to Curb the Power of Wealthy Donors and Put Government Back in the Hands of Voters, by Adam Lioz (21 pp., Feb. 2014), from Demos, is available at www.demos.org/publication/government-people-act [14603]

January/February 2014

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  • "Progressive Planning in the American South" was the theme of the special Spring 2013 issue of Progressive Planning, with 12 articles dealing with such topics as race, housing, community planning, economic development. Publisher Planners Network is reachable at 106 W. Sibley Hall, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY 14853, 607/254-8890, info@plannersnetwork.org www.plannersnetwork.org [14408]

  • "Joining the Surveillance Society? New Internet Users in an Age of Tracking," a 17-page, Sept. 2013 paper, is available (no price given) from the New America Fdn., 1899 L St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/986-2700, www.newamerica.net [14413]

  • URBAN, the Urban Research Based Action Network, launched its Website, Oct. 2013, to feature participatory action research projects, resources for engaged scholars, and related events throughout the country and from different disciplines. Inf. from aditim@MIT.EDU [14409]

November/December 2013

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  • "California Can Lead the Way on Equity" is a 2-page summary of recent (2013) policy victories in that state. Available from PolicyLink, ADD CONTACT INF [14285]

  • "A New Dawn: Age-Friendly Banking," by Sehar Siddiqi, Robert O. Zdenek & Edward Gorman (27 pp., 2013), is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Community Reinvestment Coalition, 727 15th St. NW, #900, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-8866, www.ncr.org [14372]

  • America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model is an Oct. 2013 poll showing America is ready for equity. Inf. from PolicyLink ADD COTACT INF [14295]

  • "Building an All-In Nation: A View from the American Public," by Ruy Teixeira & John Halpin, report (Oct. 2013) on a study dealing with America's increasing diversity. Inf. from The Ctr. for American Progress, progress@americanprogress.org [14383]

  • Fleeced: Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse is a first-rate (and highly disturbing) 2013 documentary that premiered in DC at the recent annual gathering of the Natl. Community Reinvestment Coalition. Inf. at www.ncrc.org [14382]

  • "Making Public Participation Legal" is an Oct. 2013 publication of the National Civic League. Available (no price given) from mattl=deliberative-democracy.net@mail180.us4.mcsv.net [14298]

  • People, Places + Progress is an Oct. 2013 booklet of stories about the Center for Neighborhood Technology's 35 years of community innovation. Available (possibly free) from CNT, 2125 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647. [14344]

  • Spies of Mississippi is a 2013 documentary that focuses on the Mississippi Sovereignty Commn. http:/www.spiesofmississippifilm.com [14388]

  • Through the Eye of Katrina: The Past as Prologue? is a Special Issue (Dec. 2007) of The Journal of American History. 1,058 pp., holding 23 articles, plus citations/reviews of relevant movies, websites, exhibitions, and book reviews -- 131 of them. Published by the Organization of American Historians, 812/855-7311, oah@oah.org, www.oah.org/ [14267]

September/October 2013

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  • "All-In Nation," by Vanessa Cardenas & Sarah Treuhaft (266 pp., July 2013), a joint collaboration between the Center for American Progress & PolicyLink, is available (no price listed) from progress@americanprogress.org [14167]

  • "Five Options in an Era of Stalemate, Stagnation and Decay," by Gar Alperovitz (Aug. 2013), is available (likely free) from The Democracy Collaborative, 6930 Carroll Ave., #501, Takoma Park, MD 20912. The 5 (analysis of them at Truthout) are: A New Progressive Realignment? Build a Movement; Go Local; Friendly Fascism; Revolutionary Reconstruction. [14214]

  • Focus -- now available only electronically -- in its Spring/Summer 2013 issue features articles on health, savings, Empowerment Zones, jobs, work conditions. Inf. from the Univ. of Wisconsin Inst. on Race & Poverty, irpfocusalert@ssc.wisc.edu [14216]

  • In Solidarity: Essays on Working-Class Organization and Strategy in the United States, by Kim Moody (328 pp., Dec. 2013, $22), is being published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [14192]

  • The Activist's Handbook: Winning Social Change in the 21st Century-2nd ed., by Randy Shaw (2013), has just been published by Univ. Calif. Press. Available from them & Amazon. [14219]

  • "Upward mobility varies geographically" was the description of a 2013(?) study from the Equality of Opportunity Project, by Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline & Emmanuel Saez. Inf. from chetty@fas.harvard.edu, info@equality-of-opportunity.org [14161]

July/August 2013

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  • Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City [Somerville, MA], by Susan Ostrander (2013), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 1852 N. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19122 [14004]

  • Community-Wealth.org E-Newsletter is available by contacting ted@democracycollaborative.org [14074]

  • "Measuring Performance: A Guidance Document for Promise Neighborhoods on Collecting Data and Reporting Results," by Jennifer T. Comey, Peter A. Tatian, Lesley Freiman, Mary K. Winkler, Chris Hayes, Kaitlin Franks & Reed Jordan (Feb. 2013, 270 pp.), is available (no price given) from The Urban Inst., 202/833-7200, http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/412767-Measuring-Performance.pdf [14032]

  • Middle Way: Freedom & Progressive Social Change Since World War II, by Alan Rabinowitz (20013, $19, $9ebook), is available from Quansoo Press, 3400 E. Laurelhurst Dr. NE, Seattle, WA 98105, ateam9@comcast.net [14070]

  • Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America's Sorted-Out Cities, by Mindy Thomspon Fullilove, has been published by New Village Press. [14067]

March/April 2013

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  • "Billion Dollar Democracy: The Unprecedented Role of Money in the 2012 Elections," by Blair Bowie & Adam Lioz (38 pp., Jan. 2013), a Demos report, is available at http://www.demos.org/publication/billion-dollar-democracy-unprecedented-role-money-2012-elections [13835]

  • Bringing Citizen Voices to the Table: A Guide for Public Managers (2012), is available (no price listed) from Demos, 220 Fifth Ave., 2nd flr., NYC, NY 10001, 212/633-1405, info@demos.org [13789]

  • GEAR (Getting Equity Advocacy Results) -- created by PolicyLink -- is the "new online suite of benchmarks, methods, and tools to help advocates, organizers, and their allies track the results of their equity campaigns."
    www.policylink.org/gear [13818]

  • "Indian Country Budget Request," published annually by the National Congress of American Indians, is available (no price given), 202/466-7767 [13860]

  • Participatory Budgeting To learn more about this progressive citizen participation tool, contact its key advocate, Alderman Joe Moore of Chicago's 49th Ward, 773/338-5796, ward49@cityofChicago.org [13829]

  • Rights Gone Wrong: How Law Corrupts the Struggle for Equality, by Richard Thompson Ford (288 pp., 2012, $17), has been published by Picador. [13777]

  • Roll on Columbia, a fine documentary about the life and career of Woodie Guthrie, accompanied by seeing/hearing him perform lots of his well-known songs, can be found at http://www.woodyguthrie.org/events/filmsonwoodie.htm [13771]

  • "The Case for Voter Registration Modernization" (Jan. 2013), a Brennan Center for Justice report, is available at http://www.brennancenter.org/publication/case-voter-registration-modernization [13837]

  • The Courage to Hope: How I Stood Up to the Politics of Fear, by Shirley Sherrod, with Catherine Whitney (240 pp., 2012, $24.99), has been published by Atria. [13797]

  • "The Democracy Road: Toward a More Racially Just City, a Sustainable Economy, Good Jobs for All, and Relevant, Equitable Education - Greenboro, North Carolina" (7 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the Beloved Community Center, 417 Arlington St., Greensboro, NC 27406, 336/230-0001, www.belovedcommunitycenter.org [13772]

January/February 2013

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  • "Does Participatory Governance Matter?: Exploring the Nature and Impact of Participatory Reforms," by Brian Wampler & Stephanie L. McNulty (41 pp., 2012?), is available (no price given) from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004-3027, www.wilsoncenter.org/cusp [13727]

  • Fire on the Prairie: Harold Washington, Chicago Politics and the Roots of the Obama Presidency (312 pp., 2012, $32.95), has been published in a revised edition by Temple Univ. Press. [13704]

  • The 99%: How the Occupy Wall Street Movement is Changing America, eds. Don Hazen, Tara Lohan & Lynn Parramore (259 pp., 2011, $16.95), has been published by AlterNet Books, 101 Spear St., #203, SF, CA 94105. 77 short essays/interviews by/with Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky, Eliot Spitzer, Naomi Klein et al. [13697]

  • The City After Abandonment, eds. Margaret Dewar & June Manning Thomas (Oct. 2012, $75 -- but a 20% discount available using discount code P4V8), has been published by Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. [13725]

  • The Power of Urban Ethnic Places: Cultural Heritage and Community Life, by Jan Lin (280 pp., 2011, $34.95), has been published by Abingdon, Routledge [13723]

November/December 2012

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  • "It Has Always Been About Voting" is a photo exhibit by Robert Brand. Contact him at rbrand@solutionsforprogress.com, 215/701-6102. [13657]

  • America's Tomorrow Newsletter is published by PolicyLink (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Angela Glover Blackwell). Available at AmericasTomorrow@policylink.org [13679]

  • "Benefit of Living in High-Opportunity Neighborhood," by Margery Austin Turner, Austin Nichols & Jennifer T. Comey (7 pp., Sept. 2010), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200,ADD/CHK [13680]

  • Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City, by George Galster (328 pp., 2012, $45 -- but 20% discount available: 800/537-5487), has been published by Univ. of Penn. Press [13661]

  • "Millions to the Midde: 14 Big Ideas to Build a Strong and Diverse Middle Class," by [add names of 3 aus], available [free] from Demos [add contact inf.] [13682]

  • My Storm: Managing the Recovery of New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina (the City in the 21st Century), by Edward Blakely (177 pp., 2012), has been published by Univ. Penn. Press. [13659]

  • "The 15th Anniv. Report of Georgetown University's Ctr.for Public & Nonprofit Leadership" is available (possibly free) from cpnl@georgetown.edu [13670]

September/October 2012

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  • "A Toolkit for Urban Resilience in Situations of Chronic Violence" (21 pp., 2012) is available (no price listed) from the MIT Ctr. for Internatl. Studies, 1 Amherst St., E40-400, Cambridge, MA 02139. [13566]

  • Beyond Zucotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space has just been published by New Village Press, PO Box 3049, Oakland, CA 94609, 510/420-1361. [13575]

  • Land of Opportunity is a 2011 documentary directed by Luisa Dantas, taking an intimate look at post-Katrina New Orleans. Available at www.landofopportunitymovie.com [13625]

  • "Latino Urbanism: Placemaking in 21st Century American Cities" is the theme of a special 2012 issue (Vol. 5, Issue 2-3) of Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability. [13592]

  • The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century, by Peter Dreier (408 pp., 2012), has been published by Nation Books/Perseus. [13607]

July/August 2012

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  • Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America, by Margaret Morganroth Gullette (294 pp., 2011), has been published by Univ. of Chicago Press. [13507]

  • Bolder Advocacy is a new online resource center established by The Alliance for Justice -- "a comprehensive approach to training and equipping nonprofits and foundations to be effective in their work by better understanding the laws and regulations governing organizations engaged in advocacy. Inf. from alliance@afj.org, BolderAdvocacy.org [13473]

  • Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism, by Richard Wolff (190 pp., 2012, $14.95), has been published by City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., SF, CA 94133, 415/362-8193. [13541]

  • Rebuilding Sustainable Communities with Vulnerable Populations after the Cameras Have Gone: A Worldwide Study, ed. Adenrele Awotona, has been published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. [13558]

  • "The American Middle Class, Income Inequality, and the Strength of Our Economy: New Evidence in Economics," by Heather Boushey & Adam S. Hersh (52 pp., May 2012), is available (possibly free) from the Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005, 202/682-1611, www.americanprogress.org [13524]

  • The Ohio Story Project, called OhioSPEAKS, has been started by a broad coalition of Ohio advocates to collect/highlight stories that demonstrate the positive impact of public support programs on the state's most vulnerable residents and their communities -- thehy hope to educate lawmakers, the media and the public about health and human services program that strengthen families and communities. Inf. from wpetrik@advocatesforohio.org [13442]

  • The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future, by Joseph E. Stiglitz (414 pp., 2012), has been published by Norton. [13523]

  • "To a Realistic and Effective Progressivism: After Economim andf Governmentalism" is an article, in draft form, by PRRAC Bd. member S.M. Miller; available from him at fivegood@aol.com [13561]

  • Warfare Welfare: The Not-So-Hidden Costs of America's Permanent War Economy, eds. Marcus Raskin & Gregory D. Squires (277 pp., 2012, $32.95), has been published by Potomac Books. In 2 Sections: The Wars Abroad and The Wars at Home. Among the authors of the 12 chapters: Harold Laski, John Dewey, Seymour Melman, W.E.B. DuBois. www.potomacbooksinc.com [13433]

May/June 2012

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  • "Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age" (118 pp., 2009), is The Report of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. Available (possibly free) from The Aspen Inst., One Dupont Circle NW, #700, Wash., DC 20036, 202/736-5818, www,aspeninstitute.org/c&s [13413]

  • Los Angeles Since 1992: Commemoratingthe 20th Anniversary of the Uprisings is a new special issue (Vol. 38:1) of Amerasia Journal, available ($15 + s/h) from the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, 3230 Campbell Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, aascpress@aasc.ucla.edu [13418]

  • Rebuild the Dream, by Van Jones (320 pp., April 2012), has been published by Nation Books. [13415]

March/April 2012

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  • Code for America is "a new kind of public service -- helping governments work better for everyone with people and the power of the web." Inf. from its founder, Jennifer Puhlke, 85 2nd St., #710, SF, CA 94105. [13367]

  • Government Is Good: An Unapologetic Defense of a Vital Institution, by Douglas Amy (320 pp., 2011, $19.95), has been published by Dog Ear Publishing. [13298]

  • SOUL School of Unity & Liberation, founded in 1996, works "to lay the groundwork for a strong social justice movement by developing a new generation of organizers with the skills and analysis necessary to build community power and win systemic change," can be contacted at 1904 Franklin St., #904, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/451-5466, angelique@schoolforunityandliberation.org [13335]

  • "The State of the Judiciary: Judicial Nominations During the First Three Years of the Obama Presidency" (18 pp., 2012) is available (no price listed) from the Alliance for Justice, 11 Dupont Circle NW, 2nd flr., Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6070. [13342]

January/February 2012

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  • "America Is Not Broke," by Sarah Anderson & John Cavanagh (15 pp., 2011), is available (likely free) from the Inst. for Policy Studies, 1112 16th St. NW, #600, Wash., DC 20036, 202/234-9382, www@ips-dc.org [13080]

  • Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth in an American City, eds. Jessica I. Elfenbein, Thomas L. Hollowak & Elizabeth M. Nix, all faculty members a the Univ. of Baltimore (294 pp., 2011, $29.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press. [13151]

  • Searching for the Just City: Debates in Urban Theory and Practice, eds. Peter Marcuse, James Connolly, Johannes Novy, Ingrid Olivo, Cuz Potter & Justin Steil (264 pp., 2009), has been published by Routledge. Among contributors to the 14 chapters are Susan Fainstein, David Harvey & J. Phillip Thompson. [13196]

  • The Divine Comedyof Carlo Tresca, by F.S. Rosa (567 pp., 2011, $25), has been published by Ithuriel's Spear Press. A novel based on true life of Tresca, a labor activist murdered in Manhattan in 1943. Rosa is a long-time student of labor and left history, living in SF. Reachable at fsrosa@earthlink.net [13175]

  • "The State of Young America & Young Invisible Economic Barriers to the American Dream" (Nov. 2011) is available (no price given) from Demos, 220 Fifth Ave., 2nd flr., NYC, NY 10001, 212/633-1405, info@demos.org [13111]

  • "Voting Law Changes in 2012," by Wendy R. Weiser & Lawrence Norden (56 pp., 2011), is available (no price listed) from The Brennan Center for Justice, NYU School of Law, 161 Ave. of the Americas, 12th flr., NYC, NY 10013, www.brennancenter.org [13212]

November/December 2011

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  • American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation, by Michael Kazin (329 pp., 2011), has been published by Knopf -- an important, well written, meticulously documented history that includes extensive discussion of abolitionism, the Civil Rights Movement and beyond. [12992]

  • Who's Afraid of Frances Fox Piven?: The Essential Writings of the Professor Glenn Beck Loves to Hate, by Frances Fox Piven (290 pp., 2011, $17.95), has been published by New Press, www,thenewpress.com [12997]

September/October 2011

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  • Disability Law eJournal, sponsored by Syracuse University Disability Law & Policy, has just published Vol. 5, No. 18. Contact co-editor Arlene Kanter, kantera@law.syr.edu [12869]

  • Resilience and Opportunity: Lessons from the U.S. Gulf Coast after Katrina and Rita, by Amy Liu, Roland V. Anglin, Richard M. Mizelle, Jr. & Alison Flyer (220 pp. 2011), has been published by Brookings Institution Press, 800/537-5487. [12955]

  • The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities, eds. Ching-In Chen, Jai Dulani & Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha (325 pp., May 2011, $16), has been published by South End Press, PO Box 24773, Brooklyn, NY 11202-4773, 718/874-0089, southend@southendpress.org, www.southendpress.org [12858]

July/August 2011

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  • "The Elusive Craft of Evaluating Advocacy," by Steven Teles & Mark Schmitt (4 pp.), appeared in the Summer 2011 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review. 650/724-3309, www.ssireview.org [12774]

May/June 2011

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  • Activists in City Hall: The Progressive Response to the Reagan Era in Boston and Chicago, by Pierre Clavel (2011), has been published by Cornell Univ. Press. [12691]

March/April 2011

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  • Just South Quarterly is published by the Jesuit Social Research Institute of Loyola University New Orleans. Inf. from 6363 St. Charles Ave., Box 94, New Orleans, LA 70118-6143, 504/864-7746, jsri@loyno.edu. The 8-page Winter 2010 issue is headed, "It's Criminal! The Consequences of Mass Incarceration without Social Justice." [12575]

  • Land of Opportunity, by Luisa Dantas is a 2011(?) documentary that follows people from different walks of life through the first 5 years of post-Katrina New Orleans. Inf. from co-producer Evan Casper-Futterman, 646/872-5746, evancf@joluproductions.com [12539]

  • "The Impact Fund 2010 Annual Report" -- "Strategic Litigation for Social Justice" -- is available (likely free) from them, 125 University Ave., #102, Berkeley, CA 94710-1616, 510/845-3473, impactfund@impactfund.oorg, www.impactfund.org [12638]

  • The International Alliance of Inhabitants can be contacted at [12592]

January/February 2011

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  • "Hurricane Katrina and the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement: A Global Human Rights Perspective on a National Disaster," by Chris Kromm & Sue Sturgis (39 pp., Jan. 2008, $5), published by The Institute for Southern Studies/Southern Exposure, is available from them: PO Box 531, Durham, NC 27702, 919/419-8311, x25, gulfwatch@southernstudies.org [12425]

November/December 2010

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  • Activists in City Hall: The Progressive Response to the Reagan Era in Boston and Chicago, by Pierre Clavel (232 pp., 2010), has been published by Cornell Univ. Press, PO Box 6525, 750 Cascadilla St., Ithaca, NY 14851. [12221]

  • Five Years After Katrina: Where We Are and What We Have Learned for Future Disasters was a Sept. 22, 2010 hearing by the House Transportation and Infrastructure -- Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, chaired by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, CH ADD COntact Ind. [12215]

  • Land of Opportunity a documentary by Luisa Dantas, interweaves stories of a group of people as they struggle to rebuild post-catastrophe New Orleans. Inf. from Jolu Productions, 504/342-4698, info@joluproductions.com, www.landofopportunitymovie.com [12278]

  • The Framework Institute's Mission is "to advance the nonprofit sector's communications capacity by identifying, translating and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing the public discourse about social problems. Contact them at 1776 Eye St. NW, 9th flr., Wash., DC 20006, info@frameworksinstitute.org [12310]

  • The Frameworks Institute's Mission is "to advance the nonprofit sector's commuonication ?? and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing the public discourse about ____ Contact them at 1776 Eye St. NW, 9th flr., Wash., DC 20006, info@frameworksinstitute.org [12309]

  • "The Impact of Redistricting In Your Community: A Guide to Redistricting" (78 pp., Sept. 2010) has been co-published by the Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and the Asian American Justice Center. Available (no price given) from MALDEF, 634 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90014, 213/629-2517, www.maldef.org [12222]

  • "The New Orleans Index at Five," by Kalima Rose & Lauren Tuggle (20 pp., Aug. 2010) is available (possibly free) from PolicyLink CH- ADD CONTACT INF. [12260]

September/October 2010

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  • "Children of Immigrants: Family and Parental Characteristics," by Ajay Chaudry & Karina Fortuny, is a 6-page, May 2010 Research Brief, available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, publicaffairs@urban.org, www.urban.org [12055]

July/August 2010

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  • "Filling the Gaps: COMMUTE and the Fight for Transit Equity in New York City," by Seth Wessler (20 pp., March 2010), is available (possibly free) from the Applied Research Center, www.arc.org/greenjobs [12025]

  • Hunger Fast for Justice - Stop MTA's Racist Fare Hike, a project of the Labor Community Strategy Center's Bus Riders Union, was initiated May 20, 2010, to protest public transportation fare increases and service cuts that will disproportionately affect people of color. Inf. from the Center, 3780 Wilshire Blvd., #1200, LA, CA 90010, 213/387-2800, www.thestrategycenter.org/node/4031 [12035]

  • Inequality and the Great Recession was the topic of a recent convening, sponsored by The Nation and the New America Foundation, featuring Jeff Madrick, Orlando Patterson, Katherine Newman & Jacob Hacker. Summary and video available; contact [12044]

  • San Francisco Bay Area Capacity Builders of Color is a newly (early 2010) launched online, searchable direcrtory, from the San Francisco Foundation and the National Community Development Institute (900 Alice St., #300, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/763-4120, www.bayareaconsultantsofcolor.org/ [12032]

  • Street Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Services, by Michael Lipsky has been re-published in a 30th anniveresary expanded edition (300 pp., April 2010, $18.95) by Russell Sage Foundation. Available at 800/524-6401. [11982]

May/June 2010

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  • "Can We End Slavery in Our Time?," by Enrique Bazan appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of Global Exchange/i>. If you are unable to find it on the Internet, we can mail you the 2-page article if you supply as SASE. [11921]

  • From Here to There: The Staughton Lynd Reader, ed. Andrej Grubacic (320 pp., April 2010, $22), has been published by PM Press, PO Box 23912, Oakland, CA 94623, 800/888-4741, info@pmpress.org [11914]

  • Human Rights Now! is the monthly(?) newsletter of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, PO Box 673, Berkeley, CA 94701-0673, 510/848-0599, www.mcli.org [11923]

March/April 2010

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  • "Human Trafficking - The New Form of Slavery" (20 pp., Winter 2010) is available (no price listed) from the Heartland Center, 6819 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond, IN 46324, 219/844-7515, mail@heartlandctr.org, www.heartlandctr.org [11835]

  • "States in Crisis" is a special 23-page section of the March 2010 The American Prospect, co-produced with Demos. Among the authors of the 9 articles: Michael Lipsky, Mark Schmitt, Peter Dreier, Iris Lav, Diane Stewart. Available at 888/687-8732. [11837]

January/February 2010

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  • "Critical Legal Studies as a Spiritual Practice," by Peter Gabel appeared in Vol. 36 (2009) of Pepperdine Law Review. Reprints may be available from the author, TK [11790]

  • The International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies has its headquarters in the Hall of States Bldg. in DC. Further inf. from IAOHRA@sso.org [11772]

  • "The Transportation Prescription: Bold New Ideas for Healthy, Equitable Transportation Reform in America" is a Nov. 2009 report from PolicyLink (headed by former PRRAC Board member Angela Glover Blackwell) and Prevention Institute. Inf. on obtaining it from TK [11818]

  • Transportation Equity has a useful website, www.transportationequity.org [11812]

  • Un-Natural State, a 9-minute documentary on the denial of democracy to the District of Columbia's 600,000 citizens, is available (no price listed) from DC Vote, 2000 P St. NW, 200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/462-6000, info@dcvote.org [11816]

November/December 2009

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  • "Campaign4ICESCR" is an Action Packet for getting the U.S. ratify the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Copies availaable from Allison Garren, Campaign Coordinator for the National Alliance of HUD Tenants, allison@saveourhomes.org [11719]

  • "The 2008 Center for Constitutional Rights Annual Report" is available from them (likely free): 666 Broadway, 7th flr., NYC, NY 10012, info@CCRjustice.org, www.CCRjustice.org [11717]

  • Towards Land, Work & Power: Charting a Path of Resistance to U.S.-led Imperialism, by Jaron Browne, Marisa Franco, Jason Negron-Gonzales & Steve Williams (158 pp., 2005),was published by Unite to Fight Press; $10 from POWER, 335 S. Van Ness Ave., 2nd flr., SF, CA 94103, 415/864-8372, jaron@peopleorganized.org www.peopleorganized.org [11699]

  • Wherever There's A Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California, by Elaine Elinson & Stan Yogi (512 pp., 2009, $24.95), has been published by Heydey Books, PO Box 9145, Berkeley, CA 94709, 510/549-3564. [11738]

September/October 2009

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  • A National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative has just been established by Seattle Univ. School of Law. It will serve as a legal resource center for voting rights attorneys and advocates challenging methods of election systems, such as at-large methods of elections and redistricting plans that dilute minority strength. The center will assume greater importance as the 2011 redistricting process emerges. Inf. from ED Joaquin Avila, 206/398-4117, avilaj@seattleu.edu [11656]

  • "Disaster Recovery: Experiences from Past Disasters Offer Insights for Effective Collaboration after Catastrophic Events" (July 2009) is available from the Government Accountability Office, www.gao.gov/new/items/d0981.1.pdf [11675]

  • "Payday Lenders" is the subject of a July 2009 report from the Center for Responsible Lending, available at www.responsiblelending.org/payday-lending/research-analysis [11570]

  • The Path Still Open: A Greater Chance for Peace Than Ever Before, by Alexander Polikoff (192 pp., 2009), has been published by Dog Ear Publishing, 4010 W. 86 St., Ste. H, Indianapolic, IN 46168, www.dogearpublishing.net [11584]

  • "The Power of Justice: Applying International Human Rights Standards to American Domestic Practices," by William Schulz (June 2009), a Center for American Progress report, is available at www.americanprogress.org/issues/2009/06/pdf/humanrights.pdf [11607]

July/August 2009

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  • Bikes for the World collects unused bikes and bike parts, repairs them, and sends them to developing countries. To volunteer, donate, contact bfw@mail.democracyinaction.org [11461]

  • Can You Hear Me Now? The Inspration, Widsom, and Insight of Michael Edic Dyson, by Michael Eric Dyson,(298 pp., 2009, $19.95), has been published by Basic Civitas Books, www.basiccivitasbooks.com [11429]

  • "Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best: Benchmarks to Assess and Enhance Grantmaker Impact" (12 pp., 2009) is available, in Exec. Summary form (possibly free) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177, info@ncrp.org, www.ncrp.org [11438]

  • "Getting Current: Recent Demographic Trends in Metropolitan America" (March 2009), a Brookings Inst. report, is available at www.brookings.edu/~/media/Files/rc/reports/2009/03_metro_demographic_trends/03_metro_demographic_trends.pdf [11513]

  • "Mirror on America: How the state of Gulf coast recovery reflects on us all" (24 pp., June 2009) is available (possibly free) from Oxfam America, 2223 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130, 800/77-OXFAM, www.oxfamamerica.org [11465]

  • "Mobility" The Current Population Survey found that fewer than 12% of Americans moved since 2007. Available at www.census.gov.cps/ [11499]

  • "Safe, Fair & Sustainable: Do President Obama's Tax Proposals Measure Up?," by Mike Prokosch, Karen Kraut & Lee Farris 11 pp., April 2009), is available (possibly free) from United for a Fair Economy, 29 Winter St., 2nd flr., Boston, MA 02108, 617/423-2148, www.faireconomy.org [11487]

  • Searching for the Just City: Debates in Urban Thoery and Practrice, eds. James Connolly, Johannes Novy, Ingrid Olivo, Cuz Potter & Justin Steil (288 pp., 2009), has been published by Routledge. Among the contributors to the 12 chapters: Susan Fainstein, David Harvey, J. Phillip Thompson, James DeFilippis. www.routledge.com [11466]

  • "The Cooperative Congressional Election Suvey" (2009?) suggests hurdles to voting persisted in 2008. Available at web.mit.edu/polsci/portl/cces/material/CCES_Guide_2008_Rough_Draft_v2.pdf [11500]

  • The Next Progressive Era: A Blueprint for Broad Prosperity, by Phillip Longman & Ray Boshara (240 pp., April 2009), has been published by PoliPoint Press. Further inf. from New America Foundation, 1899 L St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, www.newamerica.net [11486]

  • "The Promise and Challenge of Neighborhood Democracy: Lessons from the Intersection of Government and Community" is available (possibly free) from Matt Leighninger, Deliberative Democracy Consortium, 131 Chedoke Ave., Hamilton, ON, L8P 4P2, Canada, 905/972-0550, mattleighninger@earthlink.net www.deliberative-democracy.net [11448]

  • United Professionals is a new (union-like) mutual support/advocacy organization designed to meet the needs of white-collar professionals regarding job security, health insurance and other benefits. Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the founders. Contact them at up@unitedprofessionals.org [11459]

May/June 2009

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  • How to Vote Effectively on a Non-Partisan Basis, by Morris H. Kramer (100 pp., Oxt. 2006, $11.95), has been published by Infinity Pub. Co., 777/BUYBOOK, info@buybooksontheweb.com, www.buybooksontheweb.com [11390]

  • No Enemyto Conquer: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World, by Michael Henderson (230 pp., Feb. 2009), has been published by Baylor Univ. Press, 800/537-5487, www.baylorpress.com [11392]

  • "The Advocacy Handbook: A Practitioner's Guide to Achieving Policy Goals Through Organizational Networks" has been published by Columbia Books, 888/265-0600. [11402]

  • "Thirsting for Change: Obama's First 100 Days" is available (likely free) from the Institute for Policy Studies, 202/234-9382, x227, info@ips-dc.org www.ips-dc.org [11414]

March/April 2009

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  • Inst. for Polic Research Working Papers A descriptive list of IPR 2006-08 Working Papers appears in the Fall 2008 issue of their newsletter, available (likely free) from them at 2040 Sheridan Rd., Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-3395, iprnortwestern.edu/ipr, www.northwestern.edu/ipr [11289]

  • "The Economic Policy Inst. 2009 Publications Catalog" (45 pp.) is available from them (free): 1333 H St. NW, #300 E. Tower, Wash., DC 20005, 800/EPI-4844 [11314]

  • Thinking Big: Progressive Ideas for a New Era, eds. James Lardner & Nathaniel Loewentheil (2009, $14.95) - featuring such contributors as Van Jones, Mile Rapoport, Dean Baker et al. -- is available from Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 235 Montgomery St., #650, SF, CA 94704-2916, 800/929-2929, www.bkconnection.com [11336]

January/February 2009

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  • A Tale of Two Citieis: Santo Domingo and New York after 1950, by Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof (2007) has been published by Princeton Univ. Press. [11196]

  • "Addressing the Root Causes of Human Insecurity" is a 16-page report on the 2008 International Caux Conferences, available (possibly free) from Caux, Box 4419, CH-6002 Lucerne, Switzerland, +41 41 310 12 61,confsec@caux.ch, www.caux.ch [11204]

  • The Univ. of Mississippi School of Law Hurricane Recovery Law Journal is available at mslj.law.oldmiss.edu/Current%20Issue_3.html [11228]

  • "Understandikng the Role of African American Churches and Clergy in Community Crisis Response," by Karyn Trader-Leigh (12 pp., 2008) is available (possibly free) from the Joint Ctr. for Political & Economic Studies' Health Policy Institute, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-3539, www.jointcenter.org [11218]

  • Undoing the Bush-Cheney Legacy: A Tool Kit for Congress & Activists, ed. Ann Fagan Ginger (178 pp., 2008, no price listed) is available from the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, PO Box 673, Berkeley, CA 94701-0673, 510/848-0599, mcli@mcli.org, www.mcli.org [11232]

November/December 2008

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  • "Addressing the Root Causes of Human Insecurity" is a 16-page report on the 2008 International Caux Conferences, available (possibly free) from Caux, PO Box 4419, CH-6002 Lucerne, Switzerland, +41 41 310 12 61, confsec@caux.ch, www.caux.ch [11140]

  • "CLASP Federal Policy Recommendations for 2009 and Beyond," by Alan Houseman (12 pp., Oct. 2008) is available (free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [11137]

  • "The Measure of America," from the American Human Development Project (July 2008) aims to measure the well-being of the nation using the UN's international development model. Available at measureofamerica.org/order [11179]

September/October 2008

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  • The Concept of Community: Lessons from the Bronx, by Harold DeRienzo (239 pp., 2008), has been published by IPOC, [11046]

  • The Conept of Community: Lessons from the Bronx (239 pp., 2008), has been published by IPOC, ipoc@ipocpress.com [11037]

  • The Leftmost City: Power and Progressive Politics in Santa Cruz, by Richard Gendron & G. William Domhoff (256 pp., $27), will be published in December by Westview Press, 800/343-4499, www.perseusacademic.com [11108]

  • "The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009" (July 2008) addressed long-term Katrina recovery and includes a Gulf Coast Recovery Plan. A joint publication of the Social Science Research Council and Columbia Univ. Press, it can be ordered at www.measureforamerica.org [11111]

July/August 2008

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  • Historical Statistics of the United States (2008) has been published by Cambridge Univ. Press. Inf. & free trials from [10959]

  • The Right to Transportation: Moving to Equity, by Thomas Sanchez, Marc Brennan, Jacinta Ma & Rich Stolz (2008), has been published by American Planning Assn. Press. Contact them at www.planning.org/APAStore/Search/Default.aspx?p=3655 [11020]

  • The PolicyLink Cetner for Infrastructure Equity has just been formed. Contact them at XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX [10994]

May/June 2008

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  • "Hurricane Katrina and the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement: A Global Human Rights Perspective on a National Disaster," by Chris Kromm & Sue Sturgis (39 pp., Jan. 2008), is available ($5)) from The Institute for Southern Studies, PO Box 531, Durham, NC 27702, 919/419-8311, x25, gulfwatch@southernstudies.org, www.southernstudies.org [10831]

  • "The Ariel-Schwab Black Investor Survey: Saving and Investing Among Higher-Income African-Americans and White Americans" (32 pp., Oxt. 2007), is available (likely free) from Ariel Mutual Funds, 800/29-ARIEL. Copies of previous years' results are available from 646/424-9750. [10893]

  • The Cohen Report is a monthly e-newletter by Rick Cohen, who until recently headed the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. The Feb. 2008 issue can be found at www.nonprofitquarterly.org/content/view/509/1/ [10885]

  • Undoing the Silence: Six Tools for Social Change Writing, by Louise Dunlap (229 pp., 2007), has been published by New Village Press, 510/420-1361, press@newvillage.net www.newvillagepress.net [10821]

  • "Using International Law and Foreign Human Rights Law in Public Interest Advocacy," by Florence Roisman & Florence Roisman, appeared in Vol. 18:1 (2008) of Ind. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev.. Free reprints of the 18-page article are available from m.deer1@iupui.edu [10833]

January/February 2008

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  • The Middle Class at Risk (49 pp., 2007) is available (no price listed) from The Century Foundation, 41 E. 70 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/535-4441, www.tcf.org. [10701]

  • The National Index of Violence and Harm incorporates 19 variables, divided into The Personal Index (e.g., homicide, battery, robbery, suicide, deaths by substance abuse) and The Societal Index (e.g., harms causes by institutions of government, such as abuse/misconduct by law enforcement; corporations, such as air pollution; and families, such as child abuse. It also includes harm resulting from the structuring of society (including poverty and discrimination). Researchers at Manchester College and Bentley College have been gathering NIVAH data since 1995. Further inf. from Dr. Neil Wollman, Bentley College, Waltham, MA 02452, 260/568-0116, NWollman@Bentley.edu [10741]

  • The U.S. Public Service Academy Act was introduced in both houses of Congress, March 22 2007. Lead sponsors of the Senate bill (S. 960) included Sens. Clinton (D-NY) and Specter (R-PA); for the House bill (H. 1671), Reps. Moran (D-VA) and Shays (R-CT). As of last summer, the bills had 68 co-sponsors. Inf. about this "civilian West Point" from the U.S. Public Service Academy, 1225 Eye St. NW, #600, Wash., DC 20005, 202/712-9121, www.uspublicserviceacademy.org [10740]

November/December 2007

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  • "A Time to Serve," by Richard Stengel, is the 7-page cover article (cover title: "The Case for National Service") in the Sept. 10, 2007 issue of Time. [10610]

  • "Imagining America: Making National Service a National Priority" is a 33-page, July 2007 report from the American Jewish Committee's Task Force on National Service. Available (possibly free) from AJC, 165 E. 56 St., NYC, NY 10022, www.ajc.org [10609]

  • Public Allies mission is "Advancing new leaders to strengthen communiities, nonprofits, and civic participation." Main office is in Milwaukee, with program sites in AZ, CA, CO, CT. DE, FL, IL, NM, NY, NC, OH, PA,TX, WI. www.publicallies.org [10614]

  • Seen but Not Heard: Strengthening Nonprofit Advocacy, by David F. Arons, Gary Bass, Kay Guinana & Matthew F. Carter (2007), has been published by The Aspen Inst., 1 Dupont Circle, #700, Wash., DC 20036, www.aspeninstitute.org [10553]

  • "Serving America: A National Service Agenda for the Next Decade," by Shirley Sagawa (18 pp., Sept. 2007), is available (likely free) from the Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005, 202/682-1611, www.americanprogress.org [10552]

  • Supreme Injustices is a short film, narratied by Bradley Whitford (Josh on "West Wing"), produced and available (free) from The Alliance for Justice, 11 Dupont Circle, 2nd flr., Wash., DC 20036, 822-6070. It focuses on the Supreme Court's recent Seattle/Louisville school decision and the Ledbetter pay discrimination case. In both, Justices Alioto and Roberts are shown at their Senate confirmation hearings stating positions that were contrary to their votes and writings when these cases came before them. [10569]

  • The Agenda for Shared Prosperity is a new program of the Economic Policy Institute, designed "to address the growing gap between America's promises and its problems." Details from EPI, 1333 H St. NW, #300, East Tower, Wash., DC 20005, 202/775-8810, www,sharedprosperity.org [10598]

  • The Corps Network is "the voice of the nation's 11 Service and Conservation Corps...operating in 41 states and DC." Contact them at 666 Eleventh St., #1000, Wash., DC 20001, 202/737-6272, sprouty@corpsnetwork.org, www.corpsnetwork.org [10613]

  • "The Middle Class at Risk" (49 pp., 2007) is available (no price listed) from The Century Foundation, 41 E. 70 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/535-4441, www.tcf.org [10545]

  • "The Northwestern Univ. Inst. for Policy Research Year in Review 2006" (80 pp.) is available (likely free) from the Inst., 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, ipr@northwestern.edu www.northwestern.edu/ipr [10546]

  • Voices for National Service is "a coalition of national service programs, state commissions, and supporters committed to expanding opportunities for Americans to serve," founded in 2003 in response to major cuts in federal funding.info@voicesforservice.org, www.voicesforservice.org/be_a_voice.htm [10612]

September/October 2007

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  • Building Commons and Community, by Karl Linn (222 pp., 2007), has been published by New Village Press, press@newvillage.net, www.newvillagepress.net [10467]

  • City Limits Investigates is a new periodical (actually a reincarnation of their former City Limits, available from them at 120 Wall St., 20th flr., NYC, NY 10005, 212/479-3344, www.citylimits.org [10491]

July/August 2007

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  • City Limits Investigates is a new publication (actually a reincarnation of their former City Limits), available from them at 120 Wall St., 20th flr., NYC, NY 10005, 212/479-3344, www.citylimits.org [10392]

  • Goodmoney Collective: A Chronicle of ATR: A Territory Resource Foundation which became the Social Justice Fund Northwest (80 pp., 2007, $15), has been published by PHAR, 3400 E. Laurelhurst Dr. NE, Seattle, WA 98105-5447, 206/525-7041, [10366]

  • "Rebuilding Efforts in New Orleans" is the themeof the Spring 2007 issue of Research Connections. www.crge.umd.edu/publications/ [10446]

  • "State of Opportunity 2007," from The Opportunity Agenda, updates their 2006 report, tracking how opportunity was faring along the indicators of equality, security, mobility, voice, redemption & community. Available (no price listed) from them, 212/334-5977, [10437]

  • The Evaluation Exchange, Spring 2007 issue, focuses on "Advocacy and Policy Change." Available (free, as it a sub) from them at Harvard Grad. School of Education, 3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-4304, hfrp_pubs@gse.harvard.edu [10387]

  • "The Limits of Social Enterprise: A Field Study & Case Analysis" is the Seedco Policy Center's first report (June 2007), available (possibly free) from the Center, 915 Broadway, 17th flr., NYC, NY 10010, 212/473-0255, seedcopolicycenter@seedco.org www.seedco.org [10403]

  • "Transform" is the 64-page 2006 Annual Report of the John S. & James L. Knight Fdn. Included are 6 Stories of Transformation. Available (free) from the Foundation, Wachovia Financial Ctr., 200 S. Biscayne Blvd., #3300, Miami, FL 33131-2349, 305/908-2600. [10361]

May/June 2007

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  • Amerasia Journal has published its special April 2007 issue, edited by PRRAC Board member Don Nakanishi, "L. Ling-chi Wang: Quintessential Scholar-Activist." Contact the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825=2974, dtn@ucla.edu, www.aasc.ucla.edu/default.asp [10328]

  • Disaster and Migration: Hurircane Katrina's Effects on New Orleans' Population was a conference, held April 13, 2007 at Tulane Univ. The presentation agenda is available at www.tulane.edy/-socio/documents/DisasterandMigrationConferenceProgram.pdf [10304]

  • Inequality: Social Class and Its Consequences, eds. D. Stanley Eitzen & Janis E. Johnston (248 pp., 2007, $34.95), has been published by Paradigm Publishers, 3360 Mitchell Ln., #E, Boulder, CO 80301-9712, 303/245-9054. Congtributors to the 29 chs. include Paul Krugman, Beth Shulman, Richard Rothstein, Elliott Currie, Jason DeParle, Robert Bullard, Dedrick Muhammad & Chuck Collins. www,paradigmpublishers.com [10295]

  • "New Data Show Income Concentration Jumped Again in 2005: Income Share of Top 1% Returned to Its 2000 Level, the Highest Since 1929," by Aviva Aron-Dine (4 pp., March 2007), is available from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, www.cbpp.org/3-29-07inc.pdf [10339]

  • The Evaluation Exchange, Spring 2007 issue, focuses on "Advocacy and Policy Change." Available (free, as is a sub) from them at Harvard Grad. School of Education, 3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-4304, hfrp_pubs@gse.harvard.edu [10324]

March/April 2007

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  • "Measuring Fiscal Disparities Across the U.S. States: A Representative System/Representative Expenditure System Approacy, Fiscal Year 2002," by Yesim Yilmaz, Sonya Hoo, Matthew Nagowski, Kim Rueben & Robert Tannenwald (77 pp., Nov. 2006), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, www.urban.org [10215]

  • "Ten Big Ideas for a New America" (68 pp., Dec. 2006) is available (likel free) from New America Foundation, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, 7th flr.,. Wash., DC 20009, 202/986-2700, www.newamerica.net [10217]

  • "The February 2007 New Orleans Recovery Report," from the Center for Social Inclusion, is available at centerforsocialinclusion.org/PDF/NOReportCard0207-Full.pdf [10247]

January/February 2007

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  • "'Never Again'" Themes from a April 11, 2006 Forum on Disaster Preparedness & Post-Katrina Reconstruction, (19 pp.), is available (no price listed) from the Joint Ctr. for Political & Economic Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-6366, www.jointcenter.org [10176]

  • "American Community Survey data set" (2005), from Census Bureau, is available at factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DatasetMainPageServlet?_program=ACS&_lang=en&_ts=143547961449 [10128]

  • "First 100 Hours" (2007), dealing with the 110th Cong. and its commitment to Martin Luther King's goal of reducing the economic disparity between the races, has just been released by United for a Fair Economy. Contact Bob Keener, 617, 2148, x120; downloadable at www.FairEconomy.org/StateOfTheDream [10069]

  • "New Orleans Recovery Report Card - October, 2006" is available from The Center for Social Inclusion, 65 Broadway, #1800, NYC, NY 10006, 212/248-2785. Broken down into 13 planning districts, the report is based on available data on housing, jobs, child care, transit, health care, education & utilities. www.centerforsocialinclusion.org [10082]

  • Patriotism, Democracy and Common Sense: Restpromg America's Promise at Home and Abroad, ed. Alan Curtis (478 pp., 2005), a Eisenhower Foundation publication, has been published by Rowman & Littlefield. 39 essays by Eric Alterman, Phyllis A. Bennis, David Corn, Elliott Currie, Jeff Faux, James Galbraith, Amy Goodman, (former PRRAC Board member) Robert Greenstein, William Greider, Fred Harris, Gary Hart, Jim Hightower, Marc Mauer, Robert McChesney, Ralph Nader, Kevin Phillips et al. Available (possibly free) from the Fdn., 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #410, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-8104,msef@eisenhowerfoundation.org [10161]

  • Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina, eds. Eugenie L. Birch & Susan Wachter (416 pp., 2006, $34.95), has been published by Univ. of Penn. Press, 800/537-5487, www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14268.html [10103]

  • Soul Power: Culture, Radicalism & the Making of a U.S. Third World Left, by Cynthia A. Young (398 pp., 2006), has been published by Duke Univ. Press, www.dukepress,edu/ [10142]

  • The Freedom Archives houses over 8,000 hours of audio and visual recordings documenting social justice movements locally, nationally and internationally, from the 1960s to the present. It also produces and distributes documentaries, classroom and workshop curricula, and a variety of audio and video programs for use in schools, libraries, at community events, on radio, television and the web; and has internship and training programs. Contact them at 522 Valencia St., SF, CA 94110, 415/863-9977, info@freedomarchives.org www.freedomarchives.org [10146]

  • The Measure of Our Days: Writings of William F. Winter, ed. Andrew Mullins (192 pp., 2006, $30), has been published by the Univ. Press of Mississippi. Winter is former Governor of MS, a member of Pres. Clinton's Race Initiative. [10078]

  • "Voting Record - 109th Congress" (47 pp., 2006) iis available (no price listed) from the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3311, www.civilrights.org [10167]

November/December 2006

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  • Landmark Cases Left Our of Your Textbooks, ed. Ann Fagan Ginger is an 88-page, 2006 publication, writeen for students & activists, telling how 43 human rights cases were "won" (i.e., in ways broader than court decisions), ranging from Katrina victims back to the Haymarket Martyrs of May Day, 1886. $10+s/h from Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Inst., 510/848-0599, www.mcli.org [10038]

  • Quiet Revolution is the latest (2006) of the annual films produced by the Alliance for Justice. The short documentary -- narrated by Bradley Whitford (Josh in West Wing) and featuring Drew Days III, Harold Koh, Barack Obama, Cass Sunstein, Judith Resnik and others -- deals with how "an increasingly influential cadre of ultra-conservatives -- or movement conservatives -- has waged a quiet war on the law as we know it" over the past 25 years. Free, from the Alliance, 866/347-7866, alliance@afj.org, www.afj.org [10017]

  • "Social Service & Social Change: A Process Guide," by Linda Campbell & Frances Kunreuther, is available ($12 + $3s/h) from the Building Movement Project, 220 Fifth Ave., 5th flr., NYC, NY 10001, www.buildingmovement.org [10067]

  • Soul Power: Culture, Radicalism & the Making of a U.S. Third World Left, by Cynthia A. Young (308 pp., 2006), has been published by Duke Univ. Press, www.dukeupress.edu [9999]

September/October 2006

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  • http://www.changingtheframe.com/katrina/ is a new (2006) interactive website from the Ctr. for Social Inclusion, providing a multimedia experience of structural racism * solutions for the Gulf Coast region & the county. [9907]

  • The Nov. 2005 ACORN Community Forum on Rebuilding New Orleans: A DVD of this two-day event in Baton Rouge is available (no price listed) from ACORN, 504/943-0044, x178, communications4@acorn.org [9908]

  • www.inclusionist.org is a new (2006) social & econ. policy blog & interactive web portal site. [9901]

July/August 2006

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  • Faith in Public Life: A Resource Center for Justice & the Common Good has recently (mid-2006) been launched, admin@faithinpubliclife.org, www.faithinpubliclife.org [9830]

  • "Federalism after Hurricane Katrina: How Can Social Programs Respond to a Major Disaster?," by Pamela Winston, Olivia Golden, Illinois Poverty Summit , Kenneth Finegold, Kim Rueben, Margery Austin Turner, Margery Austin Turner & Stephen Zuckerman (2006) is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5283, paffairs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [9834]

  • "Target San Diego: The Right Wing Assault on Urban Democracy and Smart Government," by Lee Cokorinos (72 pp., Nov. 2005), is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. on Policy Initiatives, 3727 Camino del Rio S., #100, San Diego, CA 92108, 619/584-5744, natalie@onlinecpi.org, www.onlinecpi/org/TargetSD.html [9824]

  • The Next Form of Democracy: How Expert RUle Is Giving Way to Shared Governance -- and Why Politics Will Never Be the Same, by Matt Leighninger & Illinois Poverty Summit (288 pp., 2006, $27.95) will come out this December from Vanderbilt Univ Press, 800/627-7377. Ch. 4 is titled "The Increasing Significance of Race in Public Life." [9826]

May/June 2006

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  • "In the Wake of the Storm," a 2006 Russell Sage Foundation report, is available at www.russellsage.org/news/katrinabulletin2/newsitem_view [9762]

  • "Presidential Election Inequality: The Electoral College in the 21st Century" (60 pp., 2006) is available (no price listed) from Fair Vote, 6930 Carroll Ave., #610, Takoma Park, MD 20912, 301/270-4616, www.fairvote.org [9772]

March/April 2006

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  • "Federal Aid to the States for Fiscal Year 2004" a Census Bureau report, is available at www.census.gov/prod/www/abs/fas.html [9726]

  • "Missing Inaction: Evidence of Undercounting of Non-Workers in the Current Population Survey," by John Schmitt & Dean Baker (29 pp., Jan. 2006), is available (likely free) from the Center for Economic and Policy Research, 1611 Connecticut Ave. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20009, 202/293-5380, www.cepr.org [9732]

  • "New Orleans after the Storm: Lessons from the Past, a Plan for the Future" is a 44-page, Oct. 2005 report from The Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program. Available from them (possibly free): 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6139, www.brookings.edu/metro [9723]

  • "The State of Opportunity in America" - Executive Summary (32 pp., n.d. [2006] is available (likely free) from The Opportunity Agenda, 568 Broadway, #302, NYC, NY 10012, 212/334-5977, www.opportunityagenda.org [9708]

  • "Young Men of Color in the Media: Images and Impacts," by Robert M. Ent,an (40 pp., 2006), is available (no price listed) from The Dellums Commission, c/o The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies' Health Policy Institute, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org [9697]

January/February 2006

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  • "The 9/11 Project: A collaborative project to represent families of victims of the World Trade Ctr. attacks on Sept. 11, 2001" (2005) is available (likely free) from the coordinating org., NY Lawyers for the Public Interest, 151 W. 30 St., NYC, NY 10001, www.nylpi.org [9688]

September/October 2005

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  • Advancement Project has launched a new blog designed to keep people informed "on the latest racial justice issues such as: voting rights, educational opportunities, immigrant rights, criminal justice, economic justice and policing -- www.justdemocracyblog.org [9545]

  • The Center for the Study of Political Graphics is holding a sale on new & vintage posters. They're at 8124 W. Third St., #211, LA, CA 90048-4309, 323/653-4662, cspg@politicalgraphics.org, www.poliitcalgraphics.org [9576]

July/August 2005

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  • Ahora Now is a Commentary Series produced by the Labor/Community Strategy Ctr. Issue No. 7 (35 pp.,2005) -- with articles on protecting the black vote, a call for open borders, several international reports, etc. -- is available (in Spanish or English- $7) from the Ctr., 3780 Wilshire Blvd., #1200, LA, CA 90020, 213/387-2800,info@thestrategycenter.org, www.ahoranow.org [9491]

  • Class Action is a project focusing on issues of class & classism. See their website, www.classism.org [9472]

  • Gatekeepers to the Franchise: Shaping Election Administration in New York, by Ronald Hayduk (292 pp., 2005, $35), has been published by Northern Illinois Univ. Press, 815/753-1826. Inf. from lmanning2@niu.edu, www.niupress.niu.edu [9488]

  • Social Justice Movies & Documentaries: The April/May 2005 issue of , published by Loyola University's Twomey Ctr. for Peace Through Justice, lists/described over 5 dozen of these. Possibly free, from the Ctr., Box 907, 7214 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118, 504/861-5736, www.loyno.edu/twomey [9473]

  • The Center for the Study of Political Graphics is holding a poster sale, cspg@politicalgaphics.org. www.politicalgraphics.org [9481]

  • "Tribal Consultation: Best Practices in Historic Preservation" is a 2005 study from the National Assn. of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, 202/628-8476, bambi@nathpo.org, downloadable at www.nathpo.org/special_projects-Best_Practices.html [9489]

May/June 2005

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  • "Maximizing Voter Registration Opportunities in Human Service Agencies: An Important Responsibilkty for Agencies and Clients" (10 pp. + Apps., June 2004), a publication of Project Vote, Demos & ACORN, is available (possibly free) from Demos, 212/633-1405, x772 or 202/955-5869. [9386]

  • "State by State Money in Politics Sourcebook: A Directory of State & Natl. Research Organizations" (52 pp., 2004?) is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. for Public Integrity, 910 17th St. NW, 7th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-1300, www.publicintegrity.org [9379]

March/April 2005

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  • "Purged! How a patchwork of flawed & inconsistent voting systems could deprive millions of Americans of the right to vote" (36 pp., Oct. 2004), from the ACLU & Demos, is available (no price listed) from ACLU, 125 Broad St., 18th flr., NYC, NY 10004-2400, 212/549-2500, www.aclu.org [9265]

  • "State of Philanthropy 2004" -- with articles on "Populations of Philanthropy," "Architecture of Philanthropy" -- is available ($30) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2000 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177, www.ncrp.org [9151]

  • "The Donor Class: Campaign Finance. Participation & Democracy," by Spencer Overton appeared in the Nov. 2004 Univ. Penn. Law Review. Downloadable at ssrn.com/abstract=569021 [9279]

January/February 2005

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  • Campus Progressive Network is a new (2004) effort of the Center for American Progress, designed "to counter the growing strength & influence of right-wing groups on college & univ. campuses, and to identify, assist & empower new generations of progressive leaders." campusprogress.org [9176]

  • "The Midnite School: Creating a Vision for Our Movement," ed. Stephanie Guillord (30 pp.), is a Reportback from the Project South Gathering 2004, available (no price listed) from Project South, 9 Gammon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30315, 404/622-0602, general-info@projectsouth.org, www.projectsouth.org [9136]

November/December 2004

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  • Place Matters: Metropolitics for the 21st Century, by Peter Dreier, Todd Swanstrom & John Mollenkopf will be out in Dec. 2004 in a 2nd, revised edition (Univ. of KS Press). The original edition won the Amer. Pol. Sci. Assn. Michael Harrington Award for "outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be used in the struggle for a better world," www.kansaspress.ku.edu/ [9059]

  • Progressive Planning is the quarterly magazine of The Planners Network. For subs., contact them at 1 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St., Mpls., MN 55455-0109, pnmail.@umn.org, www.plannersnetwork.org [9035]

  • The Center for Social Media at American Univ. headed by Prof. Patricia Aufderheide, "brings together makers, scholars, students & users of media that make a difference." They hold forums & roundtables, film festivals/series/workshops, conferences, and have special collections. 202/885-2060, x6, socialmedia@american.edu, www.centerforsocialmedia.org [9054]

  • The Progressive Planning Reader (108 pp., 2004) is a compendium of articles from Progressive Planning, the quarterly magazine of The Planners Network. $12 from PN, 1 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St., Mpls., MN 55455-0109, www.plannersnetwork.org [9034]

  • The World Guide: 2003/2004: An alternative reference to the countries of our planet (624 pp., 2003) provide inf. for 240 countries on childhood, women, food, health, education, population, employment, habitat & human welfare. $34.95 from Aramond Press, 800/898-9535, garamond@web.ca, www.garamond.ca [9017]

September/October 2004

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  • "Executive Excess 2004: Campaign Contributions, Outsourcing, Unexpensed Stock Options & Rising CEO Pay" from the Inst. for Policy Studies & United for a Fair Economy, is available at www.faireconomy.org/press/2004/EE2004_pr.html [8956]

  • "Leading by Example: Diversity, Inclusion & Equity in Community Foundations" (66 pp., 2004) is available (along with a Resource Toolkit CD ROM) from California Tomorrow, 1904 Franklin St., #300, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/496-0220; may be free. [8950]

  • "Litigating Economic, Social & Cultural Rights: Achievements, Challenges & Strategies" (184 pp., 2003), featuring 21 case studies from around the world (the US case study, by Maria Foscarinis and Andrew Scherer, is "Using Civil and Political Rights), is available (no price listed) from COHRE (Ctr. on Housing Rights & Evictions, 83 Rue de Montbrillant, 1292 Geneva, Switzerland, 41.22.7341028, cohre@cohre.org www.cohre.,org [9005]

  • You Call This a Democracy? Who Benefits, Who Pays and Who Really Decides?, by Paul Kivel (218 pp., $17.95), will be published Oct. 2004 by Apex Pres, 800/316-2739. [8943]

July/August 2004

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  • American Rebels, ed. Jack Newfield (2004), "a celebration of history, standards, individualism & an alternative America," has been published by Nation Books, 800/788-3123. Among the selections: Joe Conason on Paul Wellstone, Patricia Bosworth on Bella Abzug, Tom Hayden on Bob Moses, Budd Schulberg on Joe Louis, Steve Earle on Woody Guthrie. [8794]

  • "Close to Home: Case Studies of Human Rights Work in the United States" (107 pp., 2004) is available (possibly free) from The Ford Foundation, 320 E. 43 St., NYC, NY 10017, www.fordfound.org [8836]

  • "Inst. for Policy Research Year in Review" is available (likely free) from the Inst., 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-8712, p-reese@northwestern.edu [8800]

  • "Leading by Example: Diversity, Inclusion & Equity in Community Foundations" (66 pp., 2004) is available (possibly free) from California Tomorrow, 1904 Franklin St., #300, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/496-0220. [8909]

  • "The Ultimate Burden of the Tax Cuts," by William G. Gale, Peter R. Orzszag & Isaac Shapiro (2004), a joint report from the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Ctr. & the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities (the latter headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Robert Greenstein) is available at www.cbpp.org/6-2-04tax.pdf [8910]

  • "Transportation Equity Act Reauthorization: How Good Federal Transportation Policy Can Work for Latinos," by Eric Rodriguez & Patti Goerman (May 2004), is available ($5) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 1111 19th St. NW, #1000, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-1670, www.nclr.org [8846]

May/June 2004

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  • New Website on Cross-Class Alliance Building has been initiated by Betsy Leondar-Wright, 21 Belknap St., Arlington, MA 02474, 781/648-0630, www.ClassMatters.org [8679]

  • Urban Economics and Land Use in America: The Transformation of Cities in the Twentieth Century, by Alan Rabinowitz (259 pp., 2004, $26.95) has been published by M.E. Sharpe, 914/273-1800. [8713]

March/April 2004

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  • "Evalution: The Good News for Funders," by Andrew Mott (30 pp., July 2003) is available (no price listed) from Neighborhood Funders Group, One Dupont Circle, #700, Wash., DC 20036, 202/833-4690, www.nfg.org [8582]

  • Power Collaborations: Building a Movement for Social Change is a newsletter from the Loka Institute's Community Research Network Conf. (2003) in Sandstone, MN. Available on their website, along with several conf. papers that describe significant case studies or report basic research on the community-based research movement; loka.org/conf2003/2003_conference.htm [8471]

  • Putting a Right to Vote in the US Constitution: Unlike nearly all democracies, the US Constitution lacks an affirmative right to vote -- which enormously impacts African Americans for many reasons (felony disenfranchisement being just one). The Ctr. for Voting & Democracy (6930 Carroll Ave., #610, Takoma Park, MD 20912, 301/270-4616, info@fairvote.org) has a set of papers delivered at their Nov. 2003 conf. at Amer. Univ. Law School & inf. about Congressional legislation for such a constitutional right; www.fairvote.org [8547]

  • South End Press has a Winter 2003/Spring 2004 Catalog: 7 Brookline St., #1, Cambridge, MA 02139-4146, 800/533-8478, www.southendpress.org [8579]

  • "Strengthening Social Change Through Evaluation & Organizational Learning," by Andrew Mott (23 pp., n.d. [2004?]) is available (no price listed) from the author. Community Learning Proj., One Dupont Circle, #700, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6006, www.communitylearningproject.org [8581]

  • The Dialogue with America's Families was held on Jan. 30, 2004 in Columbia, South Carolina, organized by the Center for Comm. Change (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Deepak Bhargava); it brought together 3,000 people to press the Presidential candidates (6 of whom participated) on topics like health care, jobs, education, immigration & raising the minimum wage. The event launched the Center's "Community Voting Project," a partnership to register & mobilize hundreds of thousands of low-income people in 2004 & beyond. A video & packet of press clips are available from Kendra Wess, 202/339-9338. [8363]

  • The Economic Policy Inst. has a 2004 Publications Catalog, available from EPI, 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 800/EPI-4844, epinet.org [8571]

  • The Evaluation Exchange is published by the Harvard Family Research Proj. (3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/495-9108), hfrp@gse.harvard.edu. The 1st issue of their 10th year features some of the trends (good & bad) that have occurred in the evaluation field over the past decade; it's downloadable at www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/eval/issue24 [8465]

  • The National Conf. of State Legislators has a 2004 Publications Catalog, with items on children/families, economic development, education, the environment & health. Doubtless free from 7700 E. First Pl., Denver, CO 80230, 303/364-7812, [8538]

January/February 2004

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November/December 2003

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  • "2004 National Election Guide" has been published by the Natl. Women's Alliance, 202/518-5411; downloadable at www.nwaforchange.org [8084]

  • Alternatives to the Peace Corps, ed. Jennifer Willsea (10th ed., 144 pp., 2003), is available ($10.95) from Food First Books, 398 60th St., Oakland, CA 94618, 510/654-4400, cdrake@foodfirst.org. Lists 100+ natl. & internatl. orgs. for community-based, grassroots volunteer work. [8069]

  • "Civil Legal Aid in the US: An Overview of the Program in 2003," by Alan Houseman is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St., #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [8127]

  • Highway Robbery: Transportation Racism & New Routes to Equity, eds. Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Angel O. Torres (208 pp.), will be published Jan. 2004 by South End Press ($23.50), 800/533-8478, southend@southendpress.org, www.southendpress.org [8129]

  • Practicing Social Justice, eds. John J. Stretch, Ellen M. Burkemper, William J. Hutchison & Jan Wilson (249 pp., 2003), has been published by Haworth Press, 800/429-6784. Among the chapters: "Building Bridges & Improving Racial Harmony: An Evaluation of the Bridges Across Racial Polarization Program"; "Social Justice & Welfare Reform: A Shift in Policy"; "The Homeless in Missouri"; "Immigrant & Refugee Communities: Resiliency, Trauma, Policy & Practice"; and PRRAC Exec. Dir. Chester Hartman's "The Race/Poverty Intersection: Will We Ever Achieve Liberty & Justice for All?" [8052]

  • "What the $87 Billion for the Iraq War Could Buy in Services:" A state-by-state factsheet, from the Natl. Priorities Proj., is available at database.nationalpriorities.org/tradeoff [8149]

September/October 2003

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  • "Addressing Inequitable Effects of Transportation Policies on Minorities: Making the Connection Between Transportation & Civil Rights" is a new, Ford-funded Harvard Civil Rights Project effort. A Call for Papers, on a range of important topics, had (unfortunately) an Aug. 18 deadline. However, inf. available from Tom Sanchez, 703/706-8112, sanchezt@vt.edu [7979]

  • Census Data: A set of complete 2000 Census demographic data packages (described as "comprehensive, easy-to-use, inexpensive") -- some with time series data from the 1970, 1980 and 1990 Censuses -- is available; inf. from 800/577-6717, info@usa-census.org, www.usa-census.org [7973]

  • "University + Community Research Partnerships: A New Approach," eds. Jacqueline Dugery & James Knowles (46 pp., 2003), is available (possibly free) from the Pew Partnership for Civil Change, 5 Boar's Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 434/971-2073, pew-partnership.org, www.pew-partnership.org [7961]

July/August 2003

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  • "Foundation Accountability & Effectiveness" a 15-page Fall 2002 pamphlet, is available (likely free) from the Aspen Inst., One Dupont Circ., #700, Wash., DC 20036, 202/736-5800, www.aspeninstitute.org [7862]

  • "How Are States Responding to Fiscal Stress?," by Kenneth Finegold, Stephanie Schardin & Rebecca Steinbach (7 pp., March 2003), is available from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5687, www.urban.org [7879]

  • "Moving to Equity: Addressing Inequitable Effects of Transportation Policy on Minorities," by Thomas Sanchez, Rich Stolz & Jacinta Ma (June 2003), is available (no price given) from the Harvard Civil Rights Project, 617/384-9398, jbadot@law.harvard.edu. [7921]

May/June 2003

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  • "Books for an Endangered Planet" is the title of the Charles H. Kerr catalog ("Publishers of Anti-Establishment Literature Since 1886"). Available from them at 1740 W. Greenleaf Ave., Chicago, IL 60626. [7664]

  • "Building Community Bandwidth: Californians Identify How Technology Can Help Underserved Communities," by Bethany Robertson & Stuart Hanson (35 pp., Nov. 2001), is available (possibly free) from The Community Technology Fdn. (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Tessie Guillermo), 140 New Montgomery St., #100, SF, CA 94105-3707, 415/495-6365, www.zerodivide.org [7452]

  • "Our Changing Nation" is a 4-page, Aug. 2001 Exec. Summary, available (likely free) from the Population Resource Ctr., 1725 K St. NW, #1102, Wash., DC 20006, 202/467-5030, prc@prcdc.org. [7707]

  • "The Impact Fund 2002 [10th Yr.] Annual Report" reviews the grantmaking of this excellent source of funding for class action suits to achieve equal justice. Available (likely free) from the Fund, 125 University Ave., Berkeley, CA 94710-1616, 510/845-3473. impactfund@impactfund.org, www.impactfund.org [7713]

  • "The Open City" is the 22-page, Feb. 2003 Summary Report of the 9th Annual Great Cities Winter Forum of the Univ. IL at Chicago. Available (likely free) from the Great Cities Inst., UIC, 412 S. Peoria St., #400, Chicago, IL 60607-7067, 312/996-8700, www.uic.edu/cuppa/gci [7611]

  • "The Uses (and Misuses) of Social Indicators: Implications for Public Policy," by Kristin Anderson Moore & Brett V. Brown (6 pp., Feb. 2003), is available (possibly free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580, www.childtrends.org. [7723]

  • "Toolkit for Fighting Budget Cuts:" How to do budget research; understanding state & local budget processes; developing alternative budgets; media messaging; organizing. Available on the Praxis Project website: www.thepraxisproject.org/toolkit/index.html [7684]

  • "Understanding Social Justice Philanthropy," by John Hunsaker & Brenda Hanzl is a 2003 paper from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177, sloan@ncrp.org. [7693]

March/April 2003

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  • Changing the Powers That Be: How the Left Can Stop Losing & Win, by G. William Domhoff (160 pp., 2003), has been published by Rowman & Littlefield; $23.95. [7515]

  • Gathering Power: The Future of Progressive Politics in America, by Paul Osterman (220 pp., 2002), has been published by Beacon Press; $28.50. It's largely about Ernesto Cortes' IAF-affiliated Valley Interfaith in the Rio Grande Valley. [7431]

  • "The New Press Education Catalog, 2003" (45 pp.), its name notwithstanding, lists dozens of books in areas beside education (immigration, economics, Native Amer. Studies, Asian & Asian Amer. Studies, Latin Amer. Studies, History & Law, African/African Amer. & Caribbean Studies. Desk/examination copies available. New Press, 38 Greene St., 4th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 800/233-4830, 212/629-8802, thenewpress.com [7491]

  • The Northland Collective has a Fall 2002 Catalog ("The Mall of the Other America") -- posters, t-shirts, buttons, notecards, bumper stickers, etc. covering every conceivable progressive cause. PO Box 7096, Minneapolis, MN 55407, 800/627-3082, posters@northlandposter.com, www.northlandposter.com [7549]

  • The Northwestern Univ. Inst. for Policy Research has available its Fall 2002 Working Papers catalogue. Topics include "Poverty, Race & Inequality," "Educational Policy," "Child, Adolescent & Family Studies," "Law & Justice Studies." [7537]

  • The State of Working America 2002-2003, by Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein & Heather Boushey is available (no price given) from the Economic Policy Inst., 202/775-8810; Intro & Exec. Summary are at www.epinet.org/newsroom/embargoed/swa02-exec-sum-intro.pdf. [7559]

November/December 2002

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  • "Building Community Bandwidth: Californians Identify How Technology Can Help Underserved Communities," by Eugene Chan, Bethany Robertson & Stuart Hanson (35 pp., Nov. 2001) is available (possibly free) from The Community Technology Fdn. (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Tessie Guillermo), 140 New Montgomery St., #100, SF, CA 94105-3707, 415/495-6365. They also have available their annual report, "A Community of Learners & Teachers." www.zerodivide.org. [7069]

September/October 2002

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  • Peacework published by the Amer. Friends Service Comm., has a special 48-page 2002 issue, "Reflections on September 11." Contributors include Walden Bello, Dan Berrigan, Margaret Burnham, Michael Klare. Up to 10 cc. are free, from AFSC, 2161 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140, 617/661-6130, pwork@igc.org. www.afsc.org/peacework [7041]

  • "The Inst. for Policy Research (Northwestern Univ.)" has available its Spring 2002 Working Papers catalogue, listing papers on poverty/race/inequality, labor markets/employment, child/adolescent/family studies, education, law/social justice, health, philanthropy/voluntarism/nonprofits, environment. IPR, 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-3395. www.northwestern.edu/ipr. [7108]

  • The National Priorities Project website provides tables showing what different areas of military spending cost your state and what that money could buy to meet local needs instead: health care, Head Start, housing, teachers, etc. www.nationalpriorities.org/issues/military/tradeoffs.html. [7118]

July/August 2002

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  • American Metropolitics: The New Suburban Reality, by Myron Orfield (2001), has been published by Brookings Press, 800/275-1447; $29.95. [6863]

  • "Expanding the Vote: The Practice & Promise of Election Day Registration" (20 pp., Jan. 2002) is available (possibly free) from Demos, 155 Ave. of the Americas, 4th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 212/633-1405. www.demos-usa.org [6754]

  • http://nationalpriorities.orgdatabase offers state-level data on socioecon. needs & federal expenditures, with some data going back 18 yrs. From the National Priorities Proj., it's interactive, allowing users to create customized tables, graphs, reports. [6911]

  • Selling Social Change (Without Selling Out), by Andy Robinson (230 pp., 2002), is available ($25.95) from Jossey-Bass (Chardon Press Series), 989 Market St., SF, CA 94103-1741. www.josseybass.com [6774]

  • "The Alternative Press Index: Access to Movement, News, Policy & Theory" (Vol. 33, 2001, 1,115 pp.) is available ($75 indivs./high schools; $350 libraries/insts.) from the Alternative Press Ctr., PO Box 33109, Baltimore, MD 21218, 410/243-2471, altpress@altpress.org. www.altpress.org [6909]

  • The Inst. for Policy Research of Northwestern Univ. has available its 2001-2002 publications catalog, listing studies on Poverty/Race/Inequality, Child/Adolescent/Families, Law/Social Justice, Health, Urban. 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208, 847/491-3395. www.northwestern.edu/IPR [6882]

  • The Media Education Foundation has a 2001-2002 catalog, on such topics such as "Race, Diversity & Representation," "Media, Gender & Culture" & "Educational Strategies, Skills & Literacies." Contact the Fdn. at 26 Center St., Northampton, MA 01060, 800/897-0089, mediaed@mediaed.org. www.mediaed.org [6862]

  • The Natl. Conf. of State Legislatures has a 2002 Publications Catalog of policy books on Children & Families, Education, Econ. & Cultural Development, Energy & Environment, Health, etc. 303/830-2054, books@ncsl.org. [6876]

  • "The State of Philanthropy 2002" (104 pp., 2002) is available ($25) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177, sloan@ncrp.org; excerpts available on their website. www.ncrp.org [6910]

  • The Trajectory of Change, by Michael Albert (2002), "charts a course for the growing, international movement against corporate globalization." Published by South End Press, 7 Brookline St., #1, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/547-4002, southend@southendpress.org. [6806]

  • "Working Together for Public Justice" is a guide, for public interest orgs., trial lawyers, the general public seeking justice through the courts, explaining the work/assistance provided by Trial Lawyers for Public Justice. Available from them at 1717 Mass. Ave., #800, Wash., DC 20036-2001, 202/797-8600, tlpj@tlpj.org. www.tlpj.org [6841]

May/June 2002

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  • After 9/11: Solutions for a Saner World is a collections of 42 essays, from AlterNet: www.alternet.org/911book. [5624]

  • Amerasia Journal has published a special 350-page issue (March 2002) on "After Words: Who Speaks on War, Justice & Peace," co-edited by Russell C. Leong & (PRRAC Board member) Don Nakanishi. Among the contributors: Helen Zia, Jerry Kang, Grace Lee Boggs, Mari Matsuda, Angela Oh, Bob Wing. $24 from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu. www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc [5639]

  • "Beyond Access: A Foundation Guide to Ending the Organizational Divide" is available ($25) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. www.ncrp.org [5636]

  • Credit Card Nation: The Consequences of America's Addiction to Credit, by Robert D. Manning has been published in a 406-page pb edition, from Basic Books; $16.95. [5548]

  • Education for Action: Undergraduate and Graduate Programs that Focus on Social Change, by Joanna Powell (2001) is available in some bookstores and online at www.foodfirst.org. [5484]

  • Guns, Globalization, Greed is a 104-page, 2002 anthology, available ($7) from the War Resisters League, 339 Lafayette St., NYC, NY 10012, 212/228-0450, wrl@warrestisters.org. Among the contributors: Oscar Arias, Angela Y. Davis, William Greider, Chuck Matthei, Phyllis Bennis. [5635]

  • Northwestern Univ. Inst. for Policy Research has available its Winter 2002 catalog of Working Papers, under the following headings: "Poverty, Race & Inequality," "Labor Markets & Employment," "Child, Adolescent & Family Studies," "Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Nonprofit Orgs.," "Politics, Institutions & Public Policy." Available from IPR, 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-3395; a few are downloadable from www.jcpt.org. www.northwestern.edu/IPR [5654]

  • Rethinking Globalism: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World, eds. Bill Bigelow & Bob Peterson (402pp., 2002), is available ($18.95) from Rethinking Schools, 1001 E. Keefe Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53212, 800/669-4192. The collection includes lesson plans, role plays, interviews, poetry, stories, background readings, hands-on teaching tools. www.rethinkingschools.org [5573]

March/April 2002

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  • "A Guide for the Powerless & Those Who Don't Know Their Own Power: A Primer on the American Political Process," by Samuel Halperin (55 pp., 2001), is available ($5) from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2505, 202/775-9731 aypf@aypf.org. They also have available a publications list. www.aypf.org [4745]

  • After 9/11: Solutions for a Saner World is a 2002 collection of 42 essays (Bill Moyers, Barbara Kingsolver, Jim Hightower, Barbara Ehrenreich, Edward Said, Arianna Huffington, Laura Flanders, Nat Hentoff, Arundhati Roy et al.) For inf./ordering: www.alternet.org/911book [4765]

  • After Words: Who Speaks on War, Justice & Peace? is the special, 300+ pp. double issue (Vol. 27, #3, Vol. 28, #1, 2001-02) of Amerasia Journal, co-edited by Russell C. Leong & (PRRAC Board member) Don T. Nakanishi. $17 from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr., 3230 Campbell Hall, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968 thaocha@ucla.edu www.sscnet.ucla.edu/assc [4774]

  • "Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators: A New Tool for Assessing Natonal Trends," eds. Hazel Henderson, Jon Lickerman & Patrice Flynn (392 pp., 2000) is available ($19.95) from Flynn Research, PO Box 726, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, 304/728-9499 www.FlynnResearch.com [4694]

  • "Crafting a New Design for Civic Leadership" (12 pp., 2001?) is available (likely free) from the Pew Partnership for Civil Change, 3 Boar's Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 434/971-2073 mail@pew-partnership.org, www.pew-partnership.org [4757]

  • "Race-Conscious Voting Rights & the New Demography in a Multiracing America," by John O. Calmore appeared in the June 2001 North Carolina Law Review. Reprints of the 29-page article are available (likely free) from Prof. Calmore, UNC Law School, CB#3380, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380, 919/962-8323. jcalmore@email.unc.edu [4741]

  • "Testing the Limits: Final Report of the Changing Charity Project" (40 pp., Dec. 2001) is available, free (with a self-addressed label) from the Community Resource & Research Ctr., 6930 Carroll Ave., #600, Takoma Park, MD 20912, 301/891-0570. [4755]

  • "The Natl. Conf. of State Legislatures" has a 2002 Publications Catalog: books on children/families, education, econ. dev., environment, health. 303/863-8003. books@ncsl.org [4729]

  • War Times is a brand new national biweekly newspaper opposing the "War on Terrorism". For information and a copy of the pilot issue, call 510/869-5156, wartimes@attbi.com. [4758]

January/February 2002

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  • "A Seat at the Table: Keeping the Public in Public Policy" is a 2001 report available (no price given) from The Neighborhood Funders Gp., 1 Dupont Circle, #700, Wash., DC 20036, 202/833-4690; online at www.nfg.org.. [4096]

  • "Bridging the Organizational Divide: Toward a Comprehensive Approach to the Digital Divide" (31 pp., 2001) is available (likely free) from PolicyLink, 101 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/663-2333; downloadable from www.policylink.org. [3932]

  • "Bringing Human Rights Home: Linking Individual Dignity with Mutual Destiny" is the 1996-2000 program activities report of the Natl. Ctr. for Human Rights Education, PO Box 311020, Atlanta, GA 31131, 404/344-9629, CHREONAA@aol.com, www.chre.org. [4145]

  • "Building Capacity in Nonprofit Organizations," eds. Carol J. De Vita & Cory Fleming (2001), is available (no price listed) from The Urban Inst, 877/UPIPRESS, pubs@ui.urban.org; also on their website: www.urban.org. [4218]

  • Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy: A Book of History & Strategy, by Dean Ritz (336 pp., 2001), from POCLAD (the Program on Corporations, Law & Democracy), is available ($17.95) from Apex Press, 777 UN Plaza, #3C, NYC, NY 10017, 800/316-2739. POCLAD has other publications as well, and is reachable at PO Box 246, S. Yarmouth, MA 02664-0246, 508/398-1145. [4012]

  • Design for Social Impact is a graphic designer/activist firm working for public interest gps. Clients include ACLU-Penn., Educ. Law Ctr., Natl. Voting Rights Inst., Public Educ. Network. 524 S. 4th St., #589, Phila., PA 19147, 215/922-7303, www.designforsocialimpact.org. [4072]

November/December 2001

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  • "Bridging the Organizational Divide: Toward a Comprehensive Approach to the Digital Divide" is a 31-page, Fall 2001 report from PolicyLink. Available (likely free) from them, 101 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/663-2333. www.policylink.org [2311]

  • "Getting There, Getting Care: Transportation & Workforce Barriers to Child Care in America," by Roy Grant, Dennis Johnson, Irwin Redlener & Joan Winer Brown a 44-page, 2001(?) report from the The Children's Health Fund, is available (no price listed) from the Fund, 317 E. 64 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/535-9400. [2371]

  • "On the Move? A County by County Review of Welfare Transporation Policies in NY State," by Amanda Hiller is a March 2001 report from the Gtr. Upstate Law Proj. Available at www.wnylc.com [2230]

  • "What We Know Works" is a July 2001 report, available (possibly free) from the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 5 Boar's Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 804/971-2073, morse@pew-partnership.org [2264]

September/October 2001

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  • "Rights for Some: The Erosion of Democracy," by Jean Hardisty is the 12-page lead article in the Summer 2001 issue of The Public Eye, published by Political Research Associates, 1310 Broadway, #201, Somerville, MA 02144-1731, 617/666-5300. Subs: $29/indivs.& nonprofits, $19 students & low-income, $39 others. The issue also contains an extensive resource listing of Right-Wing Groups & Ideologues, prepared by Chip Berlet. [627]

  • "Housing and Property Restitution for Refugees & Internally Displaced Persons: International, Regional & National Resources (124 pp., June 2001) is available ($15) from the Centre on Housing Rights & Evictions. 83 Rue de Montbrillant, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland, 41-22-7341028. [620]

  • "From Digital Disconnect to Digital Empowerment: Building a More Equitable Society Through Leadership, Investment, and Collaboration" (63 pp., Spring 2001) a report from the Leadership Conference Education Fund, examines the capacity & use of new technologies among national civil rights organizations as well as their understanding and participation in communications and Internet public policy issues. Available (possibly free) from LCEF, 1629 K St. NW, #1010, Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3311. www.civilrights.org [616]

  • "Illinois Assembly on Political Representation & Alternative Electoral Systems - Exec. Summary" a body headed by former Dem. Congressman Abner Mikva & former Rep. Gov. Jim Edgar, calls for bringing the cumulative voting system back. The 35-page, 2001 summary is available (possibly free) from the Univ. of IL Inst. of Govt. & Public Affairs, 1007 W. Nevada, Urbana, IL 61801, 217/333-3340. [632]

July/August 2001

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  • What We Hold in Common: An Introduction to Working-Class Studies, ed. Janet Zandy (2001) is out in an expanded edition (336 pp.) from The Feminist Press, 800/283-3572. $17.95. [43]

  • FC Search: The Foundation Center's Database on CD-ROM is available (along with many other research tools/directories) from The Foundation Ctr., 79 Fifth Ave., NYC, NY 10003-3076, 800/424-9836. Check with them regarding prices. [41]

  • Voters' Bill of Rights endorsed by over 110 orgs., is available from us with a SASE. More inf. from 973/338-5398, and online. www.votersbillofrights.org [44]

May/June 2001

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  • Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century, by Peter Dreier, John Mollenkopf & Todd Swanstrom (2001) published by Univ. of Kansas Press. [55]

  • The State of Working America, 2000/2001, by Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein & John Schmitt (2001) (464 pp.) published by ILR Cornell Univ. Press, is available (no price listed) from the Econ. Policy Inst., 202/331-5546, ngibson@ epinet.org. [312]

  • My Meritocratic Rise is a 2-page mini-autobiographical sketch by PRRAC Board member S.M. Miller, showing the role of “connections” in his (white male) life. It appeared in Tikkun, vol. 16, no. 2; we’ll be happy to send you a copy with a SASE. [311]

March/April 2001

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  • A Guide for the Powerless — And Those Who Don’t Know Their Own Power is “a primer on the American Political Process,” available ($5) from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, leasson@aypf.org. [581]

  • "Disconnected, Disadvantaged & Disenfranchised" an Oct. 2000 Consumers Union report, “shows that the ‘digital divide’ is persistent even in the face of expanded Internet connectivity & computer ownership.” Available at www.consumerfed.org/digitaldivide/disconnected102000.pdf. [588]

  • Great Website on Inequality So recommends Peter Dreier of Occidental College — Contains all kinds of facts, graphs & articles on inequality and its consequences. www.inequality.org. [586]

  • One-Day Institutes for Developing Self-Advocacy Skills are being offered, starting March, by The Right Question Proj., “a nonprofit org. dedicated to making democracy work better for all people on a fundamental level.” Inf. from them at 2464 Mass. Ave., #314, Cambridge, MA 02140, 617/492-1900, info@rightquestion.org. [583]

  • The Alternative Press Index has published its Vol. 32:3, covering July-Sept. 2000. Its citations are drawn from ca. 250 alternative, radical & left publications that report & analyze the practices & theories of cultural, economic, political & social change. The current issue is 211 pp., with ca. 90 well indexed citations per page. Subs. to the quarterly are $75 indivs./highschools, $300 libraries, with reduced rates for social movement groups. Also available on CD-ROM. Contact them at the Alternative Press Ctr., PO Box 33109, Baltimore, MD 21218, 410/243-2471, [587]

  • TIAA-CREF & “Positive Investing” To learn more about a campaign to get this huge pension fund to be more socially active, contact Neil Wollman at NJWollman@manchester.edu [584]

January/February 2001

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  • "Transportation Information Study: Getting on Track" (63 pp., Sept., 2000) a national study of the availability & quality of information from Met. Planning Organizations regarding planned transportation projects, project budgets & justification for these projects, is available (possibly free) from the Univ. of Toledo Urban Affairs Ctr., 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, OH 43606-9987, 419/530-3591, uac@pop3.utoledo.edu. The study was done for the Transportation Equity Network/Ctr. for Comm. Change as part of their work on the impact of transportation decisions on civil rights, welfare reform, environmental quality, job location, farmland preservation, urban preservation, urban sprawl & community viability. (See “Race, Poverty & Transportation,” by Rich Stolz, the lead article in the March/April 2000 P&R; contact the Transportation Equity Network via Rich at the Ctr. for Comm. Change, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0567, RichS@commchange.org.) [525]

  • "Coming of Age in the Information Age" (July, 2000) is a 17-page report on use of information technology by nonprofits. Available, free, from the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 5 Boar’s Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 804/971-2073, mail@pew-partnership.org. [523]

  • Catch the Spirit: Teen Volunteers Tell How They Made a Difference, by Susan K. Perry (2000) (192 pp.), has been published by Grolier Publishing, The stories are of/by the winners of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Inf. from Jamie Chasinov, 973/802-8447, jamie/chasinov@prudential.com. [531]

  • America: Up in Arms is a 2000 film, directed by Rory Kennedy & Liz Garbus, commissioned by The Alliance for Justice as part of its work fighting the epidemic of gun violence in the US. Contact the Alliance, 11 Dupont Circle, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6070 for a copy. [532]

  • Chardon Press has a catalogue of Resources for Social Change: 3781 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611, 888/458-8588, chardon@chardonpress.com. [528]

  • Credit Card Nation: The Consequences of America’s Addiction to Credit, by Robert D. Manning (author of “Poverty, Race, & the Two-Tiered Financial Services System,” in the July/Aug. 1999 P&R), has been published by Basic Books. $26. 800/331-3761. [527]

  • Facing South is a new email newsletter, “your source for progressive Southern news & perspectives,” from the Inst. for So. Studies (publisher of Southern Exposure), PO Box 531, Durham, NC 27702, 919/419-8311, chris@southernstudies.org. www.southernstudies.org [530]

  • Justice Clarence Thomas’ Jurisprudence (assuming that’s not an oxymoron): Gavin Kearney of the Univ. of MN Inst. on Race & Poverty (headed by PRRAC Board member john powell) has prepared a 10-page, Jan. 2000 analysis of themes/quotes from Justice Thomas (whom George W. Bush identified as the Supreme Court Justice he admires most, along with Justice Scalia). For a copy, phone Gavin at 612/625-5344. [524]

  • Social Justice Movements & the Internet is the subject of an upcoming special issue of Peace Review Journal. Submissions/inquiries are solicited - writers’ deadline is April 1. Contact co-editors Dorothy Kidd/Bernadette Barker-Plummer, Dept. Media Studies, Univ. of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton St., SF, CA 94177, 415/422-6680, barkerplum@usfca.edu. [526]

  • United for a Fair Economy has a catalogue of fair economy resources: 37 Temple Pl., 2nd flr., Boston, MA 02111, 877/564-6833. [522]

  • “Just Add Consciousness: A Guide to Social Activism” (18 pp.), produced by Oxfam America, Campus Outreach Opportunity League (COOL) & Bread for the World, is available (free) from Oxfam: action@oxfamamerica.org. [529]

November/December 2000

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  • "Online Content for Low-Income & Underserved Americans: The Digital Divide’s New Frontier" (2000) (47 pp.) is available ($10) from The Children’s Partnership, 1351 3rd St. Promenade, #206, Santa Monica, CA 90401, 310/260-1220. Available online at www.childrenspartnership.org [468]

  • Vouchers & the Provision of Public Services, eds. C. Eugene Steurle, Van Doorn Ooms, George Peterson & Robert D. Reischauer (2000) (500 pp.) is available ($25.95) from Urban Inst. Press, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 877-UIPRESS. [465]

  • Planners Network Reader (1999) is a 60-page collection of progressive urban planning articles on such topics as sustainability, housing, immigration, natl. urban policy, race, transportation. $6 from Planners Network, 379 DeKalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205, 718/636-3461. [467]

  • "The State of the Cities 2000: Megaforces Shaping the Future of the Nation’s Cities" (63 pp., + Apps.) is HUD’s 4th annual report. Available (likely free) from HUD/PDR, Wash., DC 20410-6000. [466]

September/October 2000

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  • Winning Campaigns Online: Using the Internet to Win Contributions, Volunteers & Votes, by Emilienne Ireland & Phil Tajitsu Nash (151 pp., 2000) is available (no price listed) from Science Writers Press, 4701 Sangamore Rd., #220N, Bethesda, MD 20816, 301/263-9302, info@sciencewriters.com. [893]

  • "A Democratic Landscape: Funding Social Change in Calif." is a April 2000 report, available ($25) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. NCRP also has a publications list. [892]

  • Regions That Work: How Cities & Suburbs Can Grow Together, by Manuel Pastor, Peter Dreier, Eugene Grigsby & Marta Lopez-Gara has been published by the Univ. Minn. Press. Ordering inf. from www.upress.umn.edu/Books/P/pastor_regions.html. [895]

  • The Alternative Press Index is a quarterly compilation of citations drawn from ca. 250 “alternative radical & left publications that report & analyze the practices & theories of cultural, economic, political & social change.” Vol. 32:1, indexing Jan.-March 2000, is 213 pp., with ca. 100 entries per page. Subs. are $300 for libs./insts., $75 indivs. & high schools, with reduced rate for social movement groups. Available on CD-ROM as well. Contact them at PO Box 33109, Baltimore, MD 21218, 410/243-2471, altpress@altpress.org. [896]

  • The Right Guide 450 pp., 4th ed.), providing a wealth of data on conservative research, lobbying, philanthropic and other right-wing organizations, is available ($49.95) from Economics America, 612 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 800/878-6141. [897]

  • "The State of the Cities 2000" is available, free, from HUD USER, 800/245-2691. [898]

  • Think Tanks & Civil Society: Catalysts for Ideas & Action, eds. James G. McGann & R. Kent Weaver (365 pp., 2000, $59.95 + s/h), is available from Transaction, Dept. 990FJM, 390 Campus Dr., Somerset, NJ 08873, 888/999-6778. Most of the chapters deal with non-US think tanks. [899]

  • Transportation Equity Network A packet of materials regarding draft regulations issued by the US Dept. of Transportation is available (likely free) from Rich Stolz (who wrote the lead article in the March/April 2000 P&R, “Race, Poverty & Transportation”), Ctr. for Comm. Change, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/339-9343. [900]

  • University-Community Partnerships Inf. on these available on the Fannie Mae Fdn. www.fanniemaefoundation.org.ucpi. [894]

July/August 2000

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  • Rebels With a Cause is a just-completed film, by Helen Garvey, on Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the 60s. For campus showings and further inf., contact Shire Films, 26873 Hester Creek Rd., Los Gatos, CA 95033, 408/353-4253. www.sdsrebels.com [1082]

  • Reinventing the City is the 55-page Summer 2000 issue of Brookings Review. Contact Bruce Katz’ Ctr. on Urban & Met Policy, Brookings Inst., 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6139. A related past (Fall 1998) issue is “The New Metropolitan Agenda.” Also related: Reflections on Regionalism, ed. Bruce Katz (Foreword by VP Gore); contributors include PRRAC Board member john powell, PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member Margaret Weir, David Rusk & Kenneth Jackson. For book, contact Brookings Press, 800/275-1447. [1084]

  • "Transportation Information Study: Getting on Track" is a 45-page, May 2000 report from the Univ. of Toledo Urban Affairs Ctr., 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, OH 43606-9987, uac@pop3.utoledo.edu. It provides a report card on the availability and quality of information from Metropolitan Planning Organizations around the country regarding planned transportation projects, project budgets and the justification for these project. [1080]

May/June 2000

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  • "The State of the States 2000: Critical Needs, Federal Priorities" (28 pp., 2000) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Priorities Proj., 17 New South St., #302, Northampton, MA 01060, 413/584-9556, info@natprior.org. [1020]

  • "To Establish Justice, To Insure Domestic Tranquility" (131 pp., 1999) A 30-Year Update of the Natl. Commission on the Causes & Prevention of Violence is available (no price given) from the Milton S. Eisenhower Fdn., 1660 L St. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/429-0440. [1047]

  • "Are We Ready? - Social Change Philanthropy & the Coming $10 Trillion Transfer of Wealth" is a new report available ($25) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. [1027]

  • Census Fairness The Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights and the Census 2000 Initiative have launched a new website to provide up-to-date inf. on Census 2000 operations & policy issues to comm.-based leaders, census organizers & members of the press. www.censusnetwork.org. [1045]

  • "Census Undercount" In March, the Presidential members of the US Census Monitoring Board issued a report analyzing the potential effect on the distrib. of federal funds of an undercount in the 2000 Census. The report is available at www.cmbp.gov. [1037]

  • "Digital Divide: “Online Content for Low-Income & Underserved Americans: The Digital Divide’s New Frontier," by Wendy Lazarus is a March 2000 report from The Children’s Partnership. For inf., www.childrenspartnership.org. [1031]

  • "Falling Through the Net: Defining the Digital Divide — A Report on the Telecommunications & Inf. Technology Gap in America" is a 124-page, July 1999 report from the Natl. Telecommunications & Inf. Adm. and the US Dept. of Commerce. Available on NTIA’s website or from their Office of Public Affairs, 202/482-7002. www.ntia.doc.gov [1042]

  • Field Guide to the Global Economy, by Sarah Anderson & John Cavanagh has just been published by New Press. [1022]

  • LINK is “a new, free, easy-to-use internet service introducing nonprofit agencies to university-based researchers seeking research topics.” It’s based at Stanford: 800/883-7204. www.LINKResearch.org. [1034]

  • "Perspectives on Regionalism: Opportunities for Community-Based Orgs. to Advance Equity - A Review of Academic & Policy Literature" “Community Based Initiatives: Promoting Regional Equity - Profiles of Innovative Programs from Across the Country” (41 pp., Jan. 2000); “Community-Based Regionalism: California Convening - Proceedings of June 22-23 Meeting” (57 pp., Jan. 2000) all are available (possibly free) from PolicyLink (headed by former PRRAC Board member Angela Blackwell), 101 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/663-2333. [1048]

  • Reflections on Regionalism, ed. Bruce Katz has contributions by (PRRAC Board member) John Powell, (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) Margaret Weir, David Rusk, Kenneth T. Jackson et al. Contact Brookings Press, 800/275-1447. [1029]

  • "Resources for Understanding & Challenging the Political Right" is the 2000 catalog of Political Research Associates, 120 Beacon St., #202, Somerville, MA 02143-4304, 617/661-9313, publiceye@igc.apc.org [1021]

  • SALSA (The Inst. for Policy Studies’ Social Action & Leadership School for Activists) has its Spring 2000 class/workshop schedule available. Contact IPS, 733 15th St. NW, #1020, Wash., DC 20005, 202/234-9382, x229. [1026]

  • Speak Out! is “the country’s only natl. not-for-profit speakers & artists agency. Committed to political, econ. & social justice....we seek to move people to action.” Catalog available from them at PO Box 99096, Emeryville, CA 94662, 510/601-0l82, speakout@igc.org. [1046]

  • "The Alliance for Justice’s Annual Report on Its Judicial Selection Project" is available (likely free) from the Alliance, 2000 P St. NW, #712, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6070. [1040]

  • The Preamble Ctr. a research, publications & outreach/communications group that takes the Preamble to the US Constitution seriously, has a publications list: 2040 S St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/265-3263. [1044]

  • The Right Guide (to conservative, free-market & right-of-center orgs.), 4th ed., 450 pp., 2000, is available ($49.95) from Economics America, 612 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 800/878-6141. [1049]

March/April 2000

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  • High Technology & Low-Income Communities: Prospects for the Positive Use of Advanced Inf. Technology, by Donald A. Schon, Bish Sanyal & William J. Mitchell (412 pp., 1999) has been published by MIT Press. [1492]

  • Americans for Common ¢ents is an effort to thwart moves to abolish the penny. While obviously a mainly industry-backed effort (Amer. Zinc Assn., Automatics Products Internatl., MG Metals & Commodity Corp., etc.), their literature cites studies showing that eliminating the penny would produce rounding-up of prices that would cost consumers more than $600 million a year, with the poor feeling the impact disproportionately. They’re at 805 15th St. NW, #700, Wash., DC 20005, 800/561-7909. [1493]

  • "Congregations’ Social Service Activities," by Marc Chaves is a 5-page, Dec. 1999 report, available, free, from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687. [1495]

  • LINK is a new Internet-based service to put researchers and nonprofits together to address specific research needs. 800/883-7204 www.LINKResearch.org [1494]

January/February 2000

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  • "Atlanta Megasprawl," by Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Angel O. Torres is 7-page article from the Fall 1999 issue of Forum for Applied Research & Public Policy. Available from Forum, Univ. Tenn. Energy, Env. & Resources Ctr., 311 Conf. Ctr. Bldg., Knoxville, TN 37996-4134, 423/974-4251, elequire@utk.edu. [1098]

  • Mobilizing Resentment: Conservative Resentment from the John Birch Society to the Promise Keepers, by Jean Hardisty of Political Research Associates, has been published by Beacon Press (1999). $20 from PRA, 120 Beacon St., #202, Somerville, MA 02143, 617/661-9313. [1097]

November/December 1999

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  • "Falling Through the Net: Defining the Digital Divide - A Report on the Telecommunications & Inf. Technology Gap in America" (77 pp., July 1999) is a Commerce Dept. report. Can be printed out at website or phone Theresa at 202/456-6222. www.ntia.doc.gov [1586]

  • America Needs Human Rights (237 pp., 1999) is a new Food First Book, $13.95 from 800/243-0138 or the website. 16 articles (by William Julius Wilson, CDF, Frances Moore Lappé, et al.), plus an Epilogue, “Building a Movement for Human Rights in America.” www.foodfirst.org [1582]

  • Who Counts? The Politics of Census-Taking in Contemporary America, by Margo Anderson & Stephen Fienberg (256 pp., 1999) is available ($31.45) from the Russell Sage Fdn., 800/524-6401. [1585]

  • "Economic Human Rights Violations" The Poor People’s Econ. Human Rights Campaign, spearheaded by the Kensington Welfare Rights Union, has filed, before the Inter-Americas Commission, the first legal brief in history against the USA for economic human rights violations (per the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Articles 23, 25, 26), due to downsizing, welfare reform & education cuts. Inf. from KWRU, PO Box 50678, Phila., PA 19132, 215/203-1945, kwru@libertynet.org. [1588]

  • "Findings from the Evaluation of the Natl. Library Power Program" is a 25-page, 1999 Exec. Summary, available (likely free) from the DeWitt Wallace-Readers Digest Fund, 2 Park Ave., 23rd flr., NYC, NY 10016, 212/251-9700, dwrd@wallacefunds.org. [1584]

  • "Neighborhoods: The Hidden History of San Francisco" is a series produced by KQED. The most recent documentary is “The Fillmore,” on the city’s African American neighborhood. The Mission (Latinos), Chinatown, and the Castro (gays) are the subject of earlier videos. Contact Peter Stein, KQED, 2601 Mariposa St., SF, CA 94110-1426, 415/864-2000. [1587]

  • "The Alliance for Justice" which “works to advance the cause of justice for all Americans, strengthen the public interest community’s ability to influence public policy & foster the next generation of advocates,” has a 1999 publications list, covering advocacy, access to justice, youth advocacy & reference works: 2000 P St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6070. [1583]

September/October 1999

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  • "Shifting Fortunes: The Perils of the Growing American Wealth Gap," by Chuck Collins, Betsy Leondar-Wright & Holly Sklar (94 pp., 1999) is available ($8.95) from United for a Fair Economy, 37 Temple Place, 2nd flr., Boston, MA 02111, 617/423-2148. stw@stw.org The top 1% of American households now own 40% of the wealth, up from 20% in 1976. [1658]

  • "HUD’s 1999 State of the Cities Report" is available on line. Not surprisingly, it finds that, despite the economic boom, many central cities continue to face population decline, loss of middle-class families, slow job growth, income inequality & poverty. www:huduser.org. [1660]

  • Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Got Wrong is a new 416-page book by Jim Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me. Available ($26.95) from New Press, 450 W. 41 St., NYC, NY 10036, 212/629-8802. The book, with 40 photos, looks at more than 100 historic markers, monuments, outdoor museums, historic houses, forts & ships, asking such questions (and correcting the wrong answers) as to why Indians are consistently “savage,” tribal names are wrong and derogatory, whites “discover” everything, and the term “massacre” is a one-way street, why war museum have selective memories, why James Buchanan’s house makes no mention of the fact that he was gay, etc. [1662]

  • "The Northwestern Univ. Inst. for Policy Research" has a Spring 1999 Working Papers catalogue, listing many items under “Poverty, Race & Inequality,” “Educational Policy,” “Law & Justice Studies,” “Child, Adolescent & Family Studies,” etc. Contact the Inst., 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-8712, achambers@nwu.edu. [1661]

July/August 1999

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  • Dollars & Democracy: An Advocate’s Guide to the Calif. State Budget Process (1999) is available ($6) from the Calif. Budget Project, 921 11th St., #502, Sacto., CA 95814-2820, 916/444-0500, cbp@cbp.org. [1386]

  • Alternative Press Index is a multidisciplinary, international publication that “provides access to the practices & theories of radical social change... with central focus on... socialism, national liberation, labor, indigenous peoples, gays/lesbians, feminism, ecology, democracy & anarchism. Each quarterly issue (annually cumulated in May) is ca. 200 pp. and lists many thousands of articles from some 250 periodicals. It’s $250/yr. from the Alt. Press Ctr., 1442 Gorsuch Ave., Baltimore, MD 21218, 410/243-2471, altpress@igc.apc.org. They also publish a directory of independent critical press, Annotations, which gives bibliographic inf. on 328 periodicals: $24.95. [1384]

  • Grantseeking Resources a brochure on such directories (on such topics as corporate/foundation fundraising, philanthropy, strategic fund development, capital campaigns, internet sites, proposal writing, project evaluation, operating grants, etc.) is available from Aspen Publishers, 800/638-8437. [1388]

  • "Is This America? The District of Columbia & the Right to Vote," by Jamin Raskin is a 58-page article in the Winter 1999 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. Free reprints, copies of some of the pleadings in the pending lawsuit Clifford Alexander et al. vs. William Daley available from Raskin, American Univ. Law School, 4801 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016, 202/274-4011. [1391]

  • "NYC Social Indicators: 1997," by Irwin Garfinkel & Marcia Meyers is available (no price given) from the NYC Social Indicators Survey, Columbia Univ. School of Social Work, 622 W. 113 St., NYC, NY 10025. [1397]

  • "The Listening Project: A Natl. Dialogue on Progressive Movement-Building — Problems, Prospects, Potentials" is a 37-page, 1999 publication from the Peace Development Fund, PO Box 1280, 44 N. Prospect St., Amherst, MA 01004, 413/256-8306, listening@peacefund.org. The report is based on a series of interviews and focus groups. [1398]

May/June 1999

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  • "Fundraising & Nonprofit Development Resources" is the Spring 1999 Catalog of the Foundation Ctr., 79 Fifth Ave., NYC, NY 10003-3076, 800/424-9836. [1221]

  • "Measuring a Changing Nation: Modern Methods for the 2000 Census" is a new Natl. Acad. of Sciences report, available from Natl. Acad. Press, 800/624-6242 or on web. www.nap.edu. [1226]

  • "NYC Social Indicators 1997: A Tale of Many Cities," by Irwin Garfinkel & Marcia Meyers is available (possibly free) from Bianca Lono, Columbia Univ. School of Social Work, 622 W. 113 St., NYC, NY 10025, 212/854-9046, E-mail:bl200@columbia.edu. [1218]

  • Reclaiming America: Nike, Clean Air & the New National Activism, by Randy Shaw (314 pp.), will be available in June ($16.95) from Univ. Calif. Press, 2120 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720. [1222]

  • "Snapshots" is a new, apparently free publications from the Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, presenting key findings from research studies supported by the Fund: 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW, #1070, Wash., DC 20036, 202/736-5814., E-mail: nsrf@aspeninst.org. [1224]

  • "The Econ. Policy Inst." has available a 1999 Publications Catalog:1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 800/EPI-8484. [1220]

  • "The New Press" has available its Fall 1999 catalog (450 W. 41 St., NYC, NY 10036). Among their terrific new titles: Remembering Slavery (352 pp. + 2 60-min. audiocassettes), eds. Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau & Steven F. Miller - 1930 Federal Writers’ Proj. interviews with former slaves; No Equal Justice: Race & Class in the American Criminal Justice System, by David Coles (224 pp.); Equality & Democracy, by Philip Green (204 pp.); Class Notes, by Adolph Reed, Jr. (320 pp.); The Breaking of the American Social Compact, by Frances Fox Piven & Richard Cloward (464 pp.); Made in America: Immigrant Students in our Public Schools, by Laurie Olsen (288 pp.). [1225]

  • Urban Quality Indicators is a quarterly, available ($29/yr.) from Urban Quality Communications, 1756 Plymouth Rd., #239, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734/996-8610, E-mail: CYoakam578@aol.com. [1227]

March/April 1999

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  • "Nonprofit Use of Internet Technology for Public Policy Purposes" (44 pp., Dec. 1998) is available (no price listed) from OMB Watch, 1742 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-8494. [1762]

  • The Left Guide (2nd ed.) lists more than 3000 orgs., from moderate to radical, profiling 1300 in depth. $49.95 from Economics America, 612 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734/995-0865. [1763]

January/February 1999

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  • "Making Radio Work for You" is a 31-page, Oct. 1996 “advocate’s guide on how to use radio actualities & talk radio to move your agenda forward,” prepared by the Families USA Fdn., with a grant from the Albert A. List Fdn. $20 from Families USA, 1334 G St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-3030, E-mail: info@familiesusa.org. [1405]

  • Making Radio Work for You (31 pp., 1996) advocate's guide on how to use radio actualities & talk radio to move your agenda forward," prepared by the Families USA Fdn., with a grant from the Albert A. List Fdn. $20 from Families USA, 1334 G St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-3030, E-mail: info@familiesusa.org. [2543]

  • The Impact Fund Bulletin is a new newsletter available (likely free) from the Fund, 1604 Solano Ave., Berkeley, CA 94707-2109, 510/528-7344, E-mail: impactfund@impactfund.org. The Fund provides grants (some 200, amounting to nearly $2 million to date) for public interest litigation on a range of issues. [1406]

  • The Impact Fund Bulletin is a new newsletter available (likely free) from the Fund, 1604 Solano Ave., Berkeley, CA 94707-2109, 510/528-7344. The Fund provides grants (some 200, amounting to nearly $2 million to date) for public interest litigation on a range of issues. E-mail: impactfund@impactfund.org [2545]

November/December 1998

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  • The Left Guide (2nd ed., 650+ pp., 1998) lists over 3000 orgs., "from moderate to radical, that make up[ the progressive movement," profiling 1300 of them in depth. $49.95 from Economics America, 612 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 800/878-6141. [2555]

  • Global Village or Global Pillage, by Jeremy Brecher & Tim Costello (2nd ed.), is available ($19.50) from South End Press, 800/533-8478. [2559]

  • Inspired Philanthropy: Creating a Giving Plan is a workbook, by Tracy Gary & Melissa Kohner, available ($24) from Chardon Press, PO Box 11607, Berkeley, CA 94712, 510/704-8714, E-mail: chardon@chardonpress.com. [2557]

  • The Metropolitan Agenda is the theme of the Fall 1998 issue of Brookings Review. Included are articles by Bruce Katz/Scott Bernstein, Anthony Downs, David Rusk, (PRRAC Board member) john powell, Myron Orfield et al. Subs. to the quarterly are $17.95, presumably single issues are available: 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6258. [2558]

  • The Social Action & Leadership School for Activists (SALSA) of the Inst. for Policy Studies has available its catalog of late fall courses under the headings of "Money Matters," "Communications," "Organizational Development," Cyber-activism," "Career Moves" & "Activists Toolbox." For a copy of the catalog, phone 202/234-9382, x229. [2560]

  • "The State of Cities 1998" HUD's 2nd annual report, is available, free, from HUD USER, PO Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20849, 800/245-2691. [2561]

September/October 1998

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  • Assessing the New Federalism" project (10 pp. list of Publication and Products) 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200 [2318]

  • The Urban Inst. has available a 10-page list of Publication & Products of their "Assessing the New Federalism" project: 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200. [2007]

July/August 1998

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  • Is Cumulative Voting Too Complex? Evidence from Exit Polls," from the Winter 1998 Stetson Law Review (Dec. 1998) Brischetto, HC4 Box 2108, Lakehills, TX 78063, 830/612-3643, E-mail: brischetto@aol.com. [2117]

  • "Making Radio Work For You: An Advocate's Guide on How to Use Radio Actualities & Talk Radio to Move Your Agenda Forward" (31 pp. report available for $20 Oct. 1998) Families USA Foundation, 1334 G St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-3030. [2118]

  • "Reviving Cities: Think Metropolitan" (8 pp., 1998) The Brookings Institute, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6139. [2119]

  • Sharing the Pie: A Citizen's Guide to Wealth & Power in America, by Steve Brouwer (180 pp., 1998) Henry Holt, 115 W. 18 St., NYC, NY 10011 [2120]

  • Cumulative Voting & Latino Representation: Exit Surveys in 15 Texas Communities (Dec. 1997) Brischetto, HC4 Box 2108, Lakehills, TX 78063, 830/612-3643, E-mail: brischetto@aol.com [2116]

  • "The State of 'Electronically Enhanced Democracy': A Survey of the Internet" (Dec. 1997) Benjamin Barber, Walt Whitman Center. for the Culture & Politics of Democracy, Rutgers Univ., Hickman Hall, 89 George St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1411, 732/932-6861. [2125]

  • What Comes Next? Proposals for a Different Society, by Thad Williamson (185 pp., 1997) National Center for Economic & Security Alternatives, 2000 P St. NW, #330, Wash., DC 20036, 202/986-1373. [2128]

  • "The Progressive Media Project," by Michael Porter (22 pp., 1997) 409 E. Main St., Madison, WI 53703, 608/257-4626, E-mail: pmproj@itis.com [2124]

  • The Campaign for America's Future Speakers Bureau 1101 14th St. NW, #600, Wash., DC 20005, 202/371-6990, E-mail: caf@ourfuture.org [2121]

  • The Impact Fund Brad Seligman at the Fund, 1604 Solano Ave., Berkeley, CA 94707-2109, 510/528-7344. [2122]

  • The Income Equity Act (H.R. 687) United for a Fair Economy, 37 Temple Pl., 5th flr., Boston, MA 02111, 617/423-2148, E-mail: sstw@stw.org. [2123]

  • The Voters Choice Act (H.R. 3068) Center for Voting & Democracy, PO Box 60037, Wash., DC 20039, 301/270-4616, E-mail: FairVote@compuserve.com [2126]

May/June 1998

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  • "The Public Investment Deficit: Two Decades of Neglect Threaten 21st Century Economy," by Dean Baker (22 pp., Feb. 1998) is a Briefing Paper available from the Economic Policy Institute, 800/EPI-4844. [2961]

  • "The Atlantic City Presbyterian Church Study" (22 pp., Jan. 1998) by the US Gambling Research Inst, reports on the impact of the gambling industry on this largely minority community. For info, contact Robert Goodman, Director of the Inst., 245 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060, 413/584-0855. [2958]

  • "The Poclad Story: Lessons Learned, Future Directions" (24 pp, Jan. 1994) available ($5) from the Program on Corps., Law & Democracy, co-directed by Richard Grossman & Ward Morehouse: PO Box 246, S. Yarmouth, MA 02664. [2960]

  • "The 1998 Tax Fairness Organizing Kit" & the "Wage Gap Organizing Kit" are available ($8 each, $14 for both) from United for a Fair Economy, 37 Temple Place, 5th flr., Boston, MA 02211, 617/423-2148, email: stw@stw.org. [2956]

  • "The NLADA Directory of Legal Aid & Defender Offices in the US & Terrotories is available ($70) from NLADA, 1625 K St., NW, #800 Washington, DC 20006, 202/452-0620. [2959]

  • "Are You Winning or Losing?: How federal choices affect you and your community" is a 29 page, March 1998 report from the National Priorities Project, 17 New South St., #301, Northamptom, MA 01060, 413/584-9556, email: info@natprior.org. [2948]

  • "Deconstructing Distrust: How Americans View Government" is a 140 page, 1998 report from the Pew Research Ctr. for the People & the Press (possibly free); 1150 18th St., NW, #975, Washington, DC 20036, 202/293-3126. [2950]

  • "Looking Up From the Bottom: Addressing the Consequences of Federal Devolution" is a 20 page, Feb. 1998 advocacy guide, by the Mass. Coal. for the Homeless & the Mass. Law Reform Inst. Available (possibly free) from the Coal., 288 A St., Bostom, MA 02210, 617/737-4508. [2951]

  • "The State of the Cities" HUD's 1997 policy report, is available ($5) from HUD USER, PO Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20849, 800/245-2691. [2962]

March/April 1998

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  • "101 Great Ideas That Are Changing America" is the Fall/ Winter issue of WHY Magazine, $4.50 ($13.50 for subs, to the quarterly) from World Hunger Year, 505 8th Ave., 21st fIr., NYC, NY 10018-6582, 212/629-8850. [2807]

  • "Charity in the Workplace 1997," by Robert Bothwell & Dan Delaney is available (S25) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 5 St. NW. #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. The report shows that the alternative funds movement projected $310 million in workplace employee contributions in 1997, a 30% increase since 1991. "Directory of Progressive Organizations in the States" (1997) is available ($28) from the Ctr. for Policy Alternatives, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #710, Wash., DC 20009, 800/935-0699, E-mail: cfpa-capaccess.org [2808]

  • "Directory of Progressive Organizations in the States" (16-pp., Dec. 1997) is a document with keystudy conducted by Peter D. Hart Research Assoc. for Human Rights USA. They have a packet of materials available (likely free) from the Human Rights USA Resource Ctr. 229 19th Ave. S. Mpls., MN 55455-0444. 888/HREDUC8. [2809]

  • "Resources for Social Change" is a new project of Chardon Press & the Applied Research
    Ctr. They have a Fall 1997 catalogue, available from Chardon, PC Box 11607. Berkeley. CA 94712, 510/704-8714. [2810]

  • Why Do Progressive Foundations Give Too Little to Too Many? of the Inst. for Policy Studies, appeared in the Jan. 12/19. 1998, issue of The Notion. We'll send a copy of this 5-page critique of progressive funders with a SASE. [2814]

January/February 1998

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  • "Moving a Public Policy Agenda: The Strategic Philanthropy of Conservative Foundations," by Sally Covington (52 pp., July 1997) is available ($25) from the Natl. Commission for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Washingtion, DC 20009, 202/387-9177, email: NCRP@aol.com. [3307]

  • The National Government & Social Welfare: What Should Be the Federal Role?, eds. John Hansan & Robert Morris (198 pp., 1997) has just been published by Greenwood Publishing Company, 88 Post Rd. W., PO Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881, 800/225-5800. [3313]

  • "A Critique of 'Race, Poverty, and the Internet'" Michael Tanzer's lead article in the Sept./Oct. P&R, by Larry Yates of Social Justice Connections, is available from us with a SASE. [3294]

  • DataCenter NewsNotes is a new publication designed to communicate the activities of this 20 year old organization that supplies information to a broad cross-section of social and economic justice activists. Contact them at 464 19th St., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/835-4692, email: datacenter@datacenter.org. [3302]

  • Metropolitics: A Regional Agenda for Community & Stability, by Myron Orfield has been published by The Lincoln Inst. of Land Policy, $28.95 + s/h from them, 113 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/661-3016, email: lincolnpubs@lincolinst.edu. [3305]

  • "The Impact of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 on the Administration of Elections for Federal Office, 1995-96" (4 pp. + tables/appendices) is available from the Federal Election Commission, 999 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20463, 800/424-9530. [3311]

  • The Urban Research Monitor is a bimonthly newletter, available from HUD USER, 800/245-2691. [3315]

November/December 1997

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  • "Linked Future: Building Metropolitan Communities" summarizes a Jan. 1997 conf. of The America Project of The Carter Center. The 46-page document is available (possibly free) from Elise Eplan at The Center, One Copenhill, 453 Freedom Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30307, 404/331-3900. [3537]

  • "Policy Framework" s a 42-page (nd.) document on "What Works," available (possibly free) from the Milton S. Eisenhower Fdn., 1660 L St., NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/429-0440, E-mail: mseisenhower@msn.com. [3538]

  • "PR: The Case for a Better Election System," by Douglas Amy is available ($3) from the Ctr. for Voting & Democracy, P0 Box 60037, Wash., DC 20039, E-mail: FairVote@compuserve.com. [3539]

  • Resources for Social Change is the Fall 1997 Catalog from Chardon Press & The Applied Research Ctr.: P0 Box 11607, Berkeley, CA 94712, 510/704-8714. [3543]

  • "Social & Educ. Development of Tribal-Based Communities of the Sonoran & Negev Deserts" a report of a project funded by the Adm. for Children & Families, deals with Yaqui Indians in Arizona and Bedouins living in the Negev. Available (likely free) from James Dolson, Adm. Children & Fams., 270 L'Enfant Promenade SW, Wash., DC 20447. [3540]

  • The National Government & Social Welfare, What Should Be the Federal Role, by John E. Hansen & Robert Morris (216 pp., 1997) is available ($63.95 --but there appears to be a 20% discount offer off the $59.95 list price) from Auburn House, 800/225-6800. Among the contributors: Robert Lerman, Alvin Schorr, Martha Ozawa, Irwin Garfinkel, Jared Bernstein, Howard Schweber, Yung-Ping Chen, Rashi Fein and PRRAC-ists S.M. Miller and Chester Hartman. [3541]

  • The New Majority: Toward a Popular Progressive Politics, by Stanley Greenberg & Theda Skocpol (341 pp., 1997) has just been published by Yale Univ. Press (P0 Box 209040, New Haven, CT 06520-9040, 203/432-0964). Contributors include Jeff Faux, Paul Starr, Michael Sandel, (PRRAC SSAB member) Margaret Weir, Miles Rapoport, Alan Brinkley, Theodore Marmor & others. William Julius Wilson's chapter is titled "The New Social Inequality & Affirmative Opportunity" -- his proposals on how to move on affirmative action. [3542]

  • "The Other Side of Devolution: Shifting Relationships Between State & Local Governments," by Keith Watson & Steven D. Gold (16 pp., 1997) is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/974-2231. [3544]

September/October 1997

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  • "The Final Tax Bill: Assessing the Long-term Costs & the Distribution of Tax Benefits," by Iris Lav (10 pp., Aug. 1997) is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #510, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080, email: center@center.cbpp.org. [3554]

  • "Trends in the Distribution of After-Tax Income," by Isaac Shapiro & Robert Greentstein (9 pp., Aug. 1997) available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #510, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080, email: center@center.cpbb.org. [3557]

  • "Monopoly Politics: Why Demography is Destiny in Most Congressional Elections... and What It Means for Political Reform" (60 pp., July 1997) is available ($10) from the CTr. on Voting & Democracy, PO Box 60037, Washington, DC 20039, 301/270-4616, email: FairVote@compuserve.com. [3550]

  • "Ripple in Still Water: Reflections by Activists on Local & National Level Work on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights" (125 pp., 1997) has been produced by the Internatl. Human Rights Internship Program. No price listed. Contact Dana Buhl at the Program, 1400 K St. NW, #650, Washington, DC 20005, 202/326-7725, email: ihrip@iie.org. [3553]

  • The Whistleblower's Survival Guide: Courage Without Martyrdom, by Tom Devine (173 pp., 1997) is available ($15.95) from the Government Accountability Proj., 1612 K St. NW, 4th flr., Washington, DC 20006, 202/408-0034, email: gap1@erols.com. [3556]

  • "Who Pays? A Distributional Analysis of the Tax Systems in All 50 States" (87 pp., June 1996) by Citizens for Tax Justice & The Inst. on Taxation & Econ. Policy, is available from CTJ, 1311 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20005, 202/626-3780, email: ctj@ctj.org. [3558]

  • "Challenging the Promise Keepers: An Organizer's Information Packet" published by Political Research Associates, Equal Partners in Faith and the Ctr. for Democracy Studies, is available from PRA, 120 Beacon St., #202, Somerville, MA 02143, 617/661-9313, email: publiceye@igc.apc.org. [3549]

  • "Privatization" is a 6 page "Organization Brief," available from Rich Stolz, Ctr. for Comm. Change, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007, 202/342-0594, email: richs@commchange.org. [3551]

  • "Reflections on the Self: Exploring Between & Beyond Modernity & Postmodernity" is a 40 page article by john a. powell, from the June 1997 Minnesota Law Review. Reprints likely available from Prof. powell, Univ. MN Law School, 229 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455, 612/625-5529, email: powell1008@maroon.tc.umn.edu. [3552]

  • The Future is Ours: A Handbook for Student Activists in the 21st Century, by John Bartlett has been published by Henry Holt & Co. Info from the author, 717/566-6209, email: jwb@igc.org. [3555]

July/August 1997

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  • "A New Ctr. on Urban & Metropolitan Policy" has been established at the Brookings Institution, headed by former HUD Chief of Staff Bruce Katz. It "seeks to shape a new generation of urban policies that will help build strong cities & met. regions, partnering with academics, private & public sector leaders and locally-elected officials." For further inf., contact Katz at the Ctr., Brookings, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6139. [3409]

  • "Moving a Public Policy Agenda: The Strategic Philanthropy of Conservative Foundations," by Sally Covington (52 pp., 1997) is available ($25) from the NatI. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. [3410]

  • "Preserving the Public Trust: A Study of Exemplary Practices in Grantmaking," by Aileen Shaw (115 pp. + Apps., March 1997), is available (no price isted) from the Natl. Network of Grantmakers, 1717 Kettner Blvd., #110, San Diego, CA 92101, 619/231-1348, E-mail: nng@nng.org. [3411]

  • "The Activist Cookbook: Creative Actions for a Fair Economy," by Andrew Boyd (Foreword by Jim Hightower), is a 95-page, 1997 "hands-on manual for organizers, artists & educators who want to get their message across in powerful, creative ways, showcasing some of the best media stunts, street theater skits & creative direct actions from the labor & social justice movement. $16 from United for a Fair Economy, 37 Temple Pl., 5th flr., Boston, MA 02111, 617/423-2148. [3414]

  • The Right Guide (488 pp., 1997) lists over 2000 organizations on the political Right, profiling over 800 in depth. $49.95 from Economics America, 612 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 800/878-6141 [3416]

May/June 1997

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  • "Balanced Budget Amendmant: Bad Deal for America...There's a Better Way" (24 pp., 1995) is available (no price listed) from the AFL-CIO, 815 16th St. NW, Wash., DC 20006, 202/637-5000. [3256]

  • "Corporate Power & the Amer. Dream: Toward an Economic Agenda for Working" (140 pp.,1996) and its Supplement, "Constitutional Right to a Job Activity" (51 pp., 1997) - both in draft form - are available (no price listed) from the Labor Inst. & Public Health Inst., 853 Broadway, #2014, NYC, NY 10003, 212/674-3322. [3258]

  • "Devolution as Seen from the Budget," by C. Eugene Steurle & Gordon Mermin (5 pp., 1997) a publication from The Urban Institute's "Assessing the New Federalism" project, is available (probably free) from the Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/ 857-8687, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org. [3259]

  • "Executive Excess: CEO's Gain From Massive Downsizing" is a new 20-page report co-published by the Inst. for Policy Studies & United for a Fair Economy. $6.50 from UFE, 37 Temple Pl., 5th flr., Boston, MA 02111, 617/423-2148 [3262]

  • "High Stakes: The U.S., Global Population & Our Common Future" (32 pp., 1997) is available (likely free) from The Rockefeller Fdn., 420 Fifth Ave., NYC, NY 10018-2702, or fax request to 201/529-1119 (ref RF Proj. #603). [3264]

  • Money for Change: Social Movement Philanthropy at Haymarket People's Fund, by Susan Ostrander (219pp.) is available ($26.95) from Temple Univ. Press, 800/447-1656. [3266]

  • "Researching for Democracy & Democratizing Research," by Fran Ansley & John Gaventa appeared in the Feb. 1997 issue of Change. We'll send a copy of the 8-page article with a SASE (55C postage). [3267]

  • "The Devil Words: 'Debt' & 'Deficit'," by Robert Heilbroner a 8-page pamphlet, is available (possibly free) from Dem. Socialists of Amer., 1126 16th St. NW, 5th flr., Wash., DC 20036, 202/ 293-2510, E-mail: dsa@dsausa.org. [3269]

  • "The Vision & Hopes of a Caring Majority" is the draft FY 1998 Budget Proposal of the Congressional Black Caucus. Avail. from Karen Dolan, IPS, 733 15th St. NW, #1020, Wash., DC 20005, 202/234-9382. [3271]

  • "Unequal Slices: A Study of the Distrib. of Govt & Pvt. Funding Sources to NYC Neighb. Service Providers & Comm. Districts" by David Rubel Assoc. & Len Rodberg/John Seley (114 pp., Oct. 1996), is in draft form. For inf., contact Rubel, 212/353-1379. [3272]

March/April 1997

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  • "Balanced Budget Materials" The Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities has issued 5 critical analyses of the proposed constitutional balanced budget amendment. Contact them for details: 820 First St. NE, #510, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080, E-mail: center@center.cbpp.org. [3118]

  • "Directory of National Human Needs Organizations" (34 pp., 1997) is available ($8) from the Coal. on Human Needs, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0726. [3120]

  • "Directory of Progressive Organizations in the States" a comprehensive survey of 650 state-based orgs. whose work addresses vital domestic issues, & local branches of nati. orgs. interested in being more effective in the states," is available ($28) from the Ctr. for Policy Alternatives, 1875 Conn. Ave., #710, Wash., DC 20009, 800/935-0699, E-mail: cfpa@capaccess.org. [3121]

  • "Does the CUP Really Measure America's Well Being" is a 24-page summary/transcript of an Oct. 2, 1996, public forum sponsored by Redefining Progress & the Ctr. for Strategic & Internatl. Studies. Participants included Sen. Byron Dorgan, Robert Eisner, Richard Lamm, William Niskanen, William Mattox, Everett Erlich & James Fallows. Available (no price listed) from Redefining Progress, One Kearny St., 4th II., San Francisco, CA 94108, 415/781-1191. [3122]

  • "Funding the Right" is the theme of the Jan/Feb. 1997 issue of Freedom Writer Magazine, available(no price listed) from the Inst. for First Amendment Studies, P0 Box 589, Ct. Barrington, MA 01230, 413/528-3800, E-mail: IFAS@BERKSHIRE.NET. [3123]

  • "How to Tell & Sell Your Story: A Guide to Media for Community Groups & Other Nonprofits" is the 64-page special Winter 1997 issue of Community change, published by the Ctr. for Comm. Change, 1000 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0519. Free to comm. orgs. working in low-income communities. Subs. for 4 issues of the periodically published magazine are $20 for others. [3124]

  • Tax Expenditures: The Hidden Entitlements (rev., ed., 62 pp., 1996) is available (no price listed) from Citizens for Tax Justice, 1311 L St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/626-3780. [3125]

  • "The Balanced Budget Amendment" A 25-page, Feb. 1997 set of background materials, fact sheets & talking points is available (likely free) from the AFL-CIO Public Policy Dept., 815 16th St., NW, Wash., DC 20006, 202/637-5000. [3126]

  • "The Democracy Index, 1993 & 1996" are 9 brief reports, available free, from Democracy South, 604 Hatch Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516, 919/967-9942. [3127]

  • "The Impact of the NatI. Voter Registration Act -- Jan 1995-June 1996: The First 18 Months" is a 15-page, Oct. 1996 report available (no price listed) from Human SERVE, 622W. 113 St., NYC, NY 10025, 212/854-4053. [3128]

  • "The Northwest Imperative: Documenting a Decade of Hate," by Robert Crawford, S.L. Gardner, Johnathan Mozzochi & R.L. Taylor (129 pp. + App., 1994, $20.50), and Conspiracies: Real Grievances, Paranoia & Mass Movements, ed. Eric Ward (217 pp., 1996, $17.50). are available from the NW Coal. Against Malicious Harassment, P0 Box 16776, Seattle, WA 98116, 206/233-9136, E-mail: NCAMH@aol.co. [3129]

January/February 1997

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  • "America's Tattered Tapestry: Can We Reclaim Our Civility Through Connectedness?" is the 1995 Annual Report from the CS. Mon Foundation, 1200 Mon Fdn. Bldg., Flint, MI 48502, 810/238-5651, E-mail: infocenter@mott.org. [2987]

  • Doing Democracy is the quarterly newsletter of the Ctr. for Living Democracy (co-directed by Frances Moore Lappd & Paul Martin Du Bois), RR~#l, Black Fox Rd., Brattleboro, VT 05301, 802/254-1234. [2988]

  • "Olympia Was Not a City: Poverty, Planning & the Restructuring of Urban Space in Olympic Atlanta," by Solomon Greene (128 pp., 1996) is available ($12) from the author, 3126 22 St., SF,CA94110;an Exec. Summary is free. [2989]

  • "Ready or Not? An Assessment of Low-Income Advocacy in Calif.," by Rachel Timoner (38 pp., 1996) appears in the Applied Research Ctr. Working Paper Series. Available ($15) from ARC, 1322 Webster St., #402, Oakland, CA 94612. [2990]

  • Relentless Liberal the autobiography of Jerome Grossman, a long-time fighter for civil rights, social & economic justice and world peace in Massachusetts, with an Introduction by John Kenneth Galbraith, is available ($25) from the Council for a Livable World Educ. Fund (to whom Grossman has donated the entire purchase price), 110 Maryland Ave. NE, Wash., DC 20002. [2992]

  • "Seduced by Civility: Political Manners & The Crisis of Democratic Values," by Benjamin DeMott appeared in the Dec. 9,1996, Nation - an eloquent critique of the recent emphasis on "civility" as the answer to the nation's problems, rather than facing our deep economic, racial and social problems. The 7-page article is available from us with a SASE. [2993]

  • The Harry Chapin Media Awards honor print & electronic media for excellence in impacting hunger, poverty & self-reliance. Nominations should be sent to World Hunger Year, 505 8th Ave., 21st flr., NYC, NY 10018-6582, 212/629-8850, E-mail: WHYRIA@aol.com. [2994]

  • "The Left Guide" lists over 2200 orgs. (PRRAC md.), with 1100 profiled in depth. 528 pp., $49.95 from Economics America 612 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 800/878-6141 [2995]

  • The new Center for Urban Research & Learning headed by Phil Nyden, has a new bi-monthly newsletter; Contact them at Loyola Univ., 820 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611-2196. [2997]

  • The New Unionist is a monthly 4-page newsletter, $5/yr. from 621 W. Lake St., #210, Mpls., MN 55408. Editor Jolun Cassella also recommends "We Can Change the World: The Real Meaning of Everyday Life," by David Stratman, $3 from New Democracy Books, P0 Box 427, Boston, MA 02130. [2998]

  • The Progressive Challenge was an all-day event, Jan. 9, at the Cannon House Office Bldg., sponsored by the 52-member Congressional Progressive Caucus, and featuring Senator Paul Wellstone, Reps. Cynthia McKinney, Bernie Sanders & Jim McGovern, Barbara Ehrenreich, Noam Chomsky & others. A series of follow-up seminars and working groups has bene planned, including Campaign Finance/Money & Politics' (Jan. 27), "Challenging Welfare 'Reform' " (Feb. 3) and 'Social Security" (Feb.10). Further inf. from co-sponsor, the Inst. for Policy Studies, 202/234-9382, x228 [2999]

  • "The State of the State [NY]: Social Conditions Report Card" (20 pp., 1996) is available (no price listed) from the Fiscal Policy Inst., I Lear Jet Ln., Latham, NY 12110, 518/786-3156. [3000]

  • The Urban Policy Analysis Program at the New School for Social Research offers a masters program "designed for aspiring professionals who wish to work for the betterment of cities & their residents." Contact Office of Admissions, Milano Grad. School of Mgt.& Public Policy, 66 Fifth Ave., NYC, NY 10011, 212/229-5462. [3001]

  • Tufts Dept. of Urban & Env. Policy has a 2-year Master of Arts in Public Policy, "preparing public-spirited individuals for careers in govt., nonprofit orgs., citizen advocacy groups & the private sector." Applics. for Sept. admission due Feb. 15: Dept. Urban & Env. Policy, 97 Talbot Ave., Tufts U., Medford, MA 02155, 617/627-3394, E-mail: aurosevi@emerald.tufts.edu [3002]

November/December 1996

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  • "Twisted Tales: Overstating the Taxes the Typical Household Pays," by Richard Kogan (14 pp., Sept. 1996) is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #510, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080. [4391]

  • No Mercy: How Conservative Think Tanks & Foundations Changed America's Social Agenda, by Jean Stefancic & Richard Delgado (208 pp., 1996) is available from Temple Univ. Press, 1601 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215/204-8709. [4388]

  • "How Democracy Works: A Guide to Civil Rights, Civil Liberties & the Issues of the Day" is a 28 page booklet developed & produced by the Blue Mt. Working Group. Copies are available, 800/477-6233. email: bluemnt@nwlink.com. [4386]

  • Making the Dream Fly is a how-to video for comm. orgs. on project planning & fundraising, produced by Seattle's Central Area Dev. Assn. Includes a 17 page workbook, available from Wehman Video, 2366 Eastlake Ave E., #312, Seattle, WA 98102, 800/659-1553. [4387]

  • "The Invisible Franchise: Polling & Public Policy in California" is a 22 page, Fall working paper, available from The Applied Research Center, 1322 Webster St., #402, Oakland, CA 94612. [4389]

  • Too Close for Comfort: Right-wing Populism, Scapegoating & Facist Potentials in US Political Traditions, by Chip Berlet & Mathew Lyons is available from South End Press, 116 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115, 617/266-0629. [4390]

  • Upholding the Promise - Profiles in Judicial Courage is a 30 minute video featuring judges (Thelton Henderson, William Wayne Justice, Rosemary Barkett, William Dwyer) who have acted courageously, in the face of heavy pressure to rule otherwise, on such matters as environmental protection, schooling rights of immigrant children, the death penalty and prison conditions. Available from the Alliance for Justice, 2000 P St. NW, #712, Washington, DC 20036, 202/822-6070, email: naron@afj.org. [4392]

September/October 1996

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  • Culture Week is a monthly annotated bibliography, monitoring & tracking the political & social agenda of the religious & secular right, published by The Data Center, 464 19th St., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/835-4692. The Sept. 1996 issue is on "Promise Keepers: Brotherhood & Backlash." Subs. are $35/yr., which includes a complete set of articles on Promise Keepers. [4128]

  • "Democracy vs. Dollar$: Talk Back to Money in Politics" (50 pp., 1996) is Talking Back Advisory #6, available (likely free) from The Certain Trumpet Program, 1707 L St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/659-8475, E-mail: aiinfo@advocacy.org. [4129]

  • "For a Democratic & Socialist Future" is a 16-page, 1995 pamphlet (SI), from the Committees of Correspondence, 11 John St., #506, NYC, NY 10038, 202/233-7151, E-mail: cofc@igc.apc.org. [4130]

  • "Mission Possible: 200 Ways to Strenghthen the Nonprofit Sector's Infrastructure" (270 pp., 1996) is available ($25) from The Union Inst., 1710 Rhode Island Ave., #1100, Wash., DC 20036, 202/496-1630. [4131]

  • "Mission Possible: 200 Ways to Strengthen the Nonprofit Sector's Infrastructure," by Kate Chieco, Deborah Koch & Kristin Scotchmer (270 pp., 1996) is available ($25) from The Union Inst., 1710 Rhode Island Ave., #1100, Wash., DC 20036, 202/496-1630. [4132]

  • SALSA (the Inst. for Policy Studies' Social Action & Leadership School for Activists) has a wide range of Oct-Nov. classes (usually single session, but some series), including "Economic Literacy for Adults," "Lobbying from the Grassroots," "Successful Media Strategies," "Public Speaking Workshop," "Fundraising for Communities of Color," "Using the FOIA," and many other good, useful topics. Contact IPS, 1601 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-9382, x229. [4137]

  • The Center for Urban Research & Learning has just been established by Loyola Univ. of Chicago, to promote cooperation between Loyola's faculty/students and community-based and citywide orgs., social service agencies, health care providers & govt. Contact Center Director Phil Nyden, Water Tower Campus, 820 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, 312/915-7760, E-mail: curlcomm@luc.edu. [4133]

  • The Coal. for Multilingual Services has been recently formed to ensure that agency services are free of language barriers & are culturally sensitive. They solicit any relevant resources or information. Contact Kiran Patel, Cuidando Los Niños, PO Box 12786, Albuquerque, NM 87195, 505/843-6899. [4134]

  • The Northwestern Univ. Ctr. for Urban Affairs & Policy has a Spring 1996 Working Papers catalogue, covering such topics as "Poverty, Race & Inequality," "Educational Policy," "Labor Markets & Employment," & "Feminist Public Policy." The Ctr. is at 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100. [4136]

July/August 1996

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  • "Guide to Political Videos, 1996" (Spring & Fall 1996) is available from Pacifica Communications, PO Box 4426, Santa Barbara, CA 93140, 805/965-5873, email: 72622-1103@compuserve.com. [3957]

  • The New American Crisis, eds. Greg Ruggiero & Stuart Sahulka (327 pp., 1996) is the 2nd Open Magazine Pamphlet Series Anthology, published by The New Press, $17.95 from Open Media, PO Box 2726, Westfield, NJ 07091, 908/789-9608. [3960]

  • "The Olympic Games & Our Struggles for Justice: A People's Story" (12 pp., 1996) is available from Project South, 9 Gammon Ave. SW, Atlanta, GA 30315, 404/622-0602, email: projectsouth@igc.apc.org. [3964]

  • "American Progressives at a Crossroads: A Challenge to Lead & Govern the Nation," by Donald Cohen, Paul Milne & Glen Schneider (20 pp., 1995) is available from the Inst. for Effective Action, 733 Beattie St., Oakland, CA 94606, 510/419-0202. [3955]

  • In The Time of The Right: Reflections on Liberation is available from The Women's Project, 2224 Main St., Little Rock, AR 72206, 501/372-5113. [3958]

  • "The Balanced Budget Myth," by Frank Riessman from the May/June 1995 Tikkun, is available from us with a SASE. [3959]

  • "The Public Cost of Private Corporations" by Ralph Estes, is available on the internet: http://gopher.american.edu:70/0/academic.depts/kogod/estes/webpage.htm. [3961]

  • Understanding the Census: A Guide for Marketers, Planners, Grants Writers & Other Data Users, by Michael Lavin (535 pp.) is available from Epoch Books, 22 Byron Ave, Suite P374, Kenmore, NY 14223, 716/837-4341. [3962]

  • "Worldview: Defining the Terrain of Political Debate," by Richard Healey & Sandra Hinson is available from The Preamble Collaborative, 1737 21 St. NW, Washington, DC 20009, 202/265-3264, email: preamble@rtk.net. [3963]

May/June 1996

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  • "1996 Corporate WelfareHandbook: A Comprehensive Handbook on Corporate Welfare in Minnesota" (36 pp., 1996) is available ($8) from the Minn. Alliance for Progressive Action, 1821 Univ. Ave., #307-S, St. Paul, MN 55104, 612/641-4050. Related publication: "The Corporate Welfare Guidebook," available (no price listed) from Tax Watch, 910 17th St. NW, #413, Wash., DC 20036, 202/776-0595. [3831]

  • "The 1996-97 Fair Financial Plan: A Balanced [NY] State Budget to Sustain Social Progress" (18 pp., 1996) is available ($5) from the State Communities Aid Assn., One Columbia Pl., Albany, NY 12207, 518/463-1896. A similar publication, "Counterbudget, 1996-1997," is available ($10) from the Statewide Emergency Network for Soc. & Econ. Security (SENSES), 275 State St., Albany, NY 12210-2101, 518/463-5576. [3832]

  • "The National Voter Registration Act, January through September 1995" is available (no price listed) from HumanSERVE, 622 W. 113 St., #410, NYC, NY 10025, 212/854-4053. [3833]

  • "The State of America's Cities: The 12th Annual Opinion Survey of Municipal Elected Officials," by Herbert Green, Jr. (41 pp., 1996) is available (possibly free) from Herbert Green, Jr., NatI. League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3030, E-mail: green@nlc.org. [3834]

  • Transactional Communities & the Political Economy of NYC in the 1990's is a forthcoming volume, edited by H&tor Cordero-Guaman, Ramon Grosfoguel & Robert Smith. They've issued a call for papers or abstracts, submitted (by May 31-but deadline may not be firm) to Dr. Cordero-Guzman, Ctr. for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., E-1412, NYC, NY 10021, 212/772-5689, E-mail: hcordero@shiva.hunter.cuny.edu. [3835]

  • "What is an AppropriateRole for the National Government in Social Welfare" is a 8-page draft Summary of a Jan. 1996 meeting of the Odyssey Forum. Participants included Jared Bernstein, Y.P. Chen, James Dumpson, Thomas Glynn, Bob Griss, John Hansen, Chester Hartman, Robert Kane, S.M. Miller, Robert Morris, Martha Ozawa, Alvin Schorr & William Whittaker. The Summary is available from the Forum, P0 Box 1223, McLean, VA 22101-1223, 703/734-3266, and a complete set of the 10 papers prepared for the Forum is available for $10. [3836]

March/April 1996

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  • "Aid for Dependent Corporations (AFDC) 1995," by Janice Shields (24 pp., 1995) is available ($10) from Essential Inf., P0 Box 19405, Wash., DC 20036, 202/387-8030. [3666]

  • "Fostering Change: The Challenge to Progressive Philanthropy: A History of the National Network of Grantmakers, 1980-1995," by Aileen Shaw (41 pp.) is available (no price listed) from the Network, 1717 Kettner Blvd., #110, San Diego, CA 92101, 619/231-1348. [3667]

  • "The Resurgent Right: Why Now?," by Jean Hardisty appears in the Fall/Winter 1995 issue of The Public Eve, published by Political Research Associates. Subs, to their good quarterly newsletter are $29 indivs./nonprofits, $39 other orgs., $19 student/retired/low-income, from 120 Beacon St., #300, Somerville, MA 02143-4304. [3668]

  • Township Politics: Civic Struggles for a New South Africa, by Mzwanele Mayekiso has been published by Monthly Review Press, 122 W. 27 St., 10th flr., NYC, NY 10001, 212/691-2555; $18. [3669]

  • "Urban Social Health: A Chart Book Profiling the Nation's 100 Largest Cities" (163 pp., 1995) is available ($50) from the Natl. Public Health & Hospital Inst., 1212 NY Ave. NW, #800, Wash., DC 20005. [3670]

January/February 1996

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  • "Cheating Democracy: Discrimination in the Implementation of Motor Voter Laws" (19 pp., Dec. 1995) an investigative report by ACORN & Project Vote, 739 8th St. SE, Washington, DC 20003, 202/547-2500. [3777]

  • "Counterbudget, 1995-1996" (58 pp., March 1995) is a publication of SENSES (Statewide Emergency Network for Soc. & Econ. Security), 275 State St., Albany, NY 12210, 518/463-5576. [3778]

  • "1995 Index of Social Health: Monitoring the Social Well-Being of the Nation" is available from the Inst. for Innovation in Social Policy, Fordham Grad. Ctr., Tarrytown, NY 10591, 914/332-6014. [3775]

  • "Dismantling Corporate Rule: Towards New Forms of Politics in an Age of Globalization" is a 50 page "set of working instruments for social movements prepared on behalf of the Internatl. Forum on Globalization." Available from the Forum, 950 Lombard, San Francisco, CA 94133, 415/771-3394, email: vmenotti@igc.apc.org. [3779]

November/December 1995

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  • "Foundations in the New Era" by Sally Covington & Larry Parachini (52 pp., Sept. 1995), is available ($25) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Wash., DC 20009,202/387-9177. [5182]

  • "The Internet: What It Can & Can't Do for Activists" (12 pp.), by organizer Larry Yates, is available ($4.50) from Social Justice Connections, PO Box 4090, Arlington, VA 22204, 703/553-4440. [5183]

  • Triumph of the Market. Essays on Economics, Poktics & the Media by Edward Herman (278 pp., 1995), is available ($16) from So. End Press, 116 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115, 617/266-0629. Among the topics: "The New Racist Onslaught" (on The Bell Curve), "The `Best Man'" (on Clarence Thomas and super-affirmative action for rightwing blacks), "Politically Correct Holocausts" (Columbus and N. Amer. Indians, the slave trade, the Vietnam War, etc.), "Law Order," "Survival of the Fattest," "Reparations." [5184]

September/October 1995

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  • "An Appeal to Decency in a Culture of Violence" by David McReynolds (4 pp.), is available fromt he War Resisters League, 339 Lafayette St., New York City, NY 10012, 212/228-0450, email: wrl@igc.apc.org. [4685]

  • "City Fiscal Conditions in 1995" by Michael Pagano (73 pp., June 1995), is available from the Natl. League of Cities Pubs. Ctr., PO Box 491, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, 301/725-4299. [4687]

  • "How Federal Budget Cuts Will Effect Georgia and You: What You Can Do to Protect Funding for Health, Education & Welfare" is a 16 page pamphlet from the Georgia Rural Urban Summit, PO Box 225, Decatur, GA 30031, 404/586-9650. [4689]

  • "Philathropy, Electoral Advocacy & Citizen Participation: Lessons for the Next Decade" by Daniel Levitas, David Hunter & Jennifer Warburg, was the lead article in the Summer 1995 issue of Network News, the publication of the Natl. Network of Grantmakers, contact NNG at 1717 Kettner Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101, 619/231-1348. [4690]

May/June 1995

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  • "The Natl. Network of Grantmakers Membership Directory 1995" is available from NNG, 1717 Kettner Blvd. #100, San Diego, CA 92101, 619/231-1348. [4489]

  • "A Critique of the GOP Capital Gains Tax Cuts Plan" (8 pp., March 1995) is available from Citizens for Tax Justice, 1311 L St. NW, WAshington, DC 20005, 202/626-3780. [4482]

  • "Assessing the First 100 Days: The Combined Distributional Effects of the House Spending & Tax Proposals" by Isaac Shapiro, Richard Kogan & Pauline Abernathy (22 pp., April 1995), and "Tax Proposals Grow in Cost & Inequity Over Time," by Iris Lav, Cindy Mann & Pauline Abernathy (11 pp., April 1995), are available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. NE, #705, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080. [4491]

  • "Block Grants: Characteristics, Experience & Lessons Learned" (GAO/HEHS-95-74, 55 pp., Feb. 1995) is available from US GAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884-6015. [4483]

  • "Charity in the Workplace 1994" is available from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW, #620, Washington, DC 20009, 202/387-9177. [4484]

  • "Creating a Common Agenda: Strategies for Our Communities - A Citizens' Report on National Budget Priorities" (72 pp., April 1995) is available from the Common Agenda Coalition (424 C St. NE, Washington, DC 20002, 202/544-8222) or the Natl. Priorities Proj. (160 Main St. #6, Northampton, MA 01060, 413/584-9556.) [4485]

  • "Fine Print: The Contract America, Devolution & the Administrative Realities of American Federalism" by John DiIulio, Jr. & Donald Kettl (66 pp., March 1995), is available from The Brookings Inst., 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036, 202/797-6000. [4486]

  • "Health, Education, Employment, Social Security, Welfare, Veterans: Five-Year Report, 1990-94" is a Jan. 1995 summary of recent General Accounting Office products on programs in these six areas. Available from USGAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884, 202/512-6000. [4479]

  • "Mel King: A Life Committed to Community Development" is a nice 4 page tribute to the Director of MIT's Community Fellows Program, which appeared in vol. 5, no. 2 (1994) of Kellogg Foundation's International Journal. [4480]

  • No Easy Walk: Newark 1980-1993 by Hellen Stummer, is a photodocumentary of Newark's Central Ward. 140 pp., 56 photos, Dec. 1994. $18.95 from Temple Univ. Press, Broad & Oxford Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215/204-8787. [4481]

  • "Reducing the Caps on Discretionary Spending: Initial Cut Are Deep" by Richard Kogan (14 pp., April 1995), is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol NE, #705, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080. [4487]

  • The 1995 Religious Funding Resource Guide (12th ed. 500 pp.) is available from ResourceWomen, 4527 S. Dakota Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017, 202/832-8071. [4488]

  • The Right Guide is a comprehensive guide to the intellectual and political Right. The 1995 edition lists 3,474 organizations, profiles 831 of them, 674 periodicals, an international section, conservative student newspapers, profile subject and keyword indices, etc. Available from Economics America, 612 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 800/878-6141. [4490]

March/April 1995

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  • "Block Grants: Backdoor Budget Cuts" (231 pp., Jan. 1995) is available from the Public Policy Dept., SEIU, 1313 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20005, 202/898-3316. [4560]

  • "Phoneless in America" is a 2 page, July 1994 Census Bureau Statistical Brief; contact: Robert Bonnette, 301/763-8553. [4561]

  • "The New Fiscal Agenda: What Will It Mean & How Will It be Accomplished" (30 pp., Jan. 1995) and "The Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment" (7 pp., Jan. 1995) are available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. #705, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080. [4562]

January/February 1995

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  • Charity in the Workplace, 1994 is available ($15) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. The report documents an increase in alternative workplace giving programs, such as the Black United Funds and environmental funds. [4335]

  • "Reflections Through a Social Change Prism" is a 100-page document, produced from the Shalan Foundation's Nov., 1993 Farewell Gathering of the same name. Possibly available via the Foundation, 10 Lombard St. #200, SF, CA 94111, 415/433-1000. [4337]

  • Social Service Update is one of those expensive ($199.99/yr.; a one-month no-obligation trial sub. is offered) semi-monthly publications, offering news on grants, trends, legislation & issues affecting social services. From SEK Pubs., 2139 Univ. Dr. #158, Coral Springs, FL 33071, 800/316-7043. [4338]

  • "The Denver Foundation & the Disenfranchised: High Response Grantmaking But Taking No Risk" is a 57-page, Nov. 1994 report available ($20) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy (see item above). Similar reports on community foundations are available ($20 each) for Cleveland, LA, Dallas, Seattle, Boston, San Diego, Philadelphia & Atlanta. [4336]

  • "The GOP 'Contract wilt [On?] America'" in case you want your very own copy of the 1-page summary, is available from us with a SASE. The Ctr. on Budget & Policy priorities has a 30-page assessment of the long-term impact of the Contract, by Iris Lay, Cindy Mann & Pauline Abernathy; available from the Center (inquire about price), 777 N. Capitol St. NE #705, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080. Copies of all 10 bills are available (free) from the Republican Conference, US House of Representatives, Wash., DC 20515-6544, 202/225-3121. The Wash. Post ran a 10-page series (one article per Contract provision) starting Dec. 5; we'll send you the whole series with a 9x12" SASE (The) [See also the related items under "Poverty! Welfare," "Education" and "Families/ Children/Women."] [4334]

  • The National Commission for Democracy in Mexico, USA has been formed to coordinate US support for Mexico's struggle for democracy and to organize popular opposition to US support for the PRI government. They issue Action Alerts, have organized a Caravan for Peace & Democracy to collect money and medical supplies for communities in Chiapas, and have available ($1) a 12-page analysis of the political significance of the Zapatistas ("I Ask That a Small Piece of Your Heart be Zapatista by Commission Coordinator Cecila Rodriguez). Contact them at 601 N. Cotton #A-103, El Paso. TX 79902, 915/532-8382, e-mail: moonlight@igc.apc.org. [4339]

  • They Might Say 'Yes': How To Fund Raise for Energy Assistance Dollars is a new video (1 hr.)/handbook (87 pp.) package from the Natl. Fuel Funds Network. $75 from NFFN. Box 7171, Silver Spring, MD 20907-7171, 301/718-0030. [4340]

November/December 1994

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  • "Heal*, Education, Employment, Social Security, Welfare, Veterans" is a 57-Page, Sept. 1994 GAO report (GAO/HEHS-94-233W), listing the GAO products and testimony on these programs during the previous 2 months, with summaries of selected key products, and a comprehensive listing of all products on these programs published in the last 2 years. Free, from GAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884-6015. [6696]

September/October 1994

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  • Consumer Credit & Sales Legal Practices Series is an I I-volume set (Sales of Goods & Services, Fair Debt Collection, Consumer Class Actions, Usury & Consumer Credit Regulation, Repossessions, Credit Discrimination, Unfair & Deceptive Acts & Practices, etc.), from the Natl. Consumer Law Ctr., 18 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02108, 617/ 523-8010. Prices of indiv. volumes range from $50-90, $672 for entire set. [5165]

  • On the Line is the new newsletter from the DataCenter, "a nonprofit social justice research center dedicated to providing information to those working for progressive social change." Contact them at 464 19th St., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/835-4692. [5167]

  • "Robbin' the hood: How Wall Street takes from the poor and gives to the rich," A 5-page article by Mike Hudson, Robbin' the hood: How Wall Street takes from the poor and gives to the rich," from the July/ August Mother Jones, is available from us with a SASE. [5166]

  • Surviving Debt: Counseling Families as Financial Trouble (272 pp., 1992) is available ($15) from the NatL Consumer Law Ctr., 11 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108,617/523-8010. [5168]

  • The Ctr. for Urban Affairs & Policy Research of Northwestern Univ. has available in Spring, 1994 Working Papers catalog, on such topics as "Poverty, Race & Inequality," "Labor Markets & Employment," "Health Policy," "Media & Public Policy," and "Feminist Public Policy." The Ctr. is at 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 602084100. [5169]

  • The Natl. Whistleblower Ctr. is "dedicated to protecting worker rights, safety and the environment." It provides consultation, information and referrals to whistleblowers in the corporate and government sectors, and alerts and educates the public about issues raised by whistle-blowers. Information, publications list, inf. on internships from the Ctr., 415 Florida Ave. NW, PO Box 26381, Wash., DC 20001-9996, 202/667-2075. [5170]

  • US-S Africa Sister Community Project: The July/ Aug. P&R had a typo on their phone number. it's 510/601-7635. [5171]

July/August 1994

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  • "Guide to Political Videos" is a semiannual publication from Pacifica Communications, PO Box 4426, Santa Barbara, CA 93140-4426, 805/ 965-5873. Subs. are $30.80 for for indivs. & orgs., $40.80 for insts. [5436]

  • "Guide to Political Videos"" is a semiannual publication from Pacifica Communications, PO Box 4426, Santa Barbara, CA 93140-4426, 805/ 965-5873. Subs. are $30.80 for for indivs. & orgs., $40.80 for insts. [5437]

  • Hightower Radio is the new national 3-hour Saturday, Sunday ABC-Network call-in talk show by populist Jim Hightower. Information on where it now plays and how to get your local ABC affiliate to run it from Betsy Moon, 512/ 477-5588. [5430]

  • "Life Under the Spending Caps: The Clinton FY 1995 Budget" by Paul Leonard & PRRAC Board Member Robert Greenstein (25 pp. + app., April 1994), is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. NE #705, Wash., DC 20002,202/408-1080. Contact them for publication prices. [5431]

  • "Reinventing Citizenship Instruction" (11 pp., May 1994) and "Reinventing Community Life-Old Dilemmas, New Visions" (16 pp., April 1994), both by Ed Kissam, are available from him (no price listed), PO Box 2041, Sebastapol, CA 95473, 707/ 829-5696. [5432]

  • Request for inf. on nonprofits: Tiyo Attallah Salah-El (AY-2414, Drawer K., Dallas, PA 18612-0286) writes that he is moving toward certification of his new organization, the Internal. Conf. on Prison Abolition, as a nonprofit. He asks to be put in contact with others who run small nonprofits in order to elicit advice on various practical problems. [5438]

  • "The Corporate Grantmaking to Racial & Ethnic Populations Study" by the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, will appear in 7 volumes by Spring 1996. Each volume will focus on the top companies in a given sector (telecommunications, gas & oil, commercial banks, automotive, food & beverage, retail). The initial volume, on the top 19 profitmaking corporations, is now available. Ordering inf. from the Comm., 2001 S St. NW #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. [5433]

  • The Litigation Partnership Project co-sponsored by the Natl. Legal Aid & Defender Assn. and the ABA Section of Litigation, links legal services offices with the pro bono assistance of large private law firms. Inf. from Jeff Brown a NLADA, 1625 K St. NW, 8th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/ 452-0620, or Ann Barker at ABA, 750 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60611, 615/588-4182. A LAPP Update newsletter is available. [5434]

  • The United States-South Africa Sister Community Project links communities in the US with disadvantaged communities in South Africa looking for international: assistance in their struggles. Eleven projects have been established to date (from Atlanta, Berkeley, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Louisville, Memphis, Milwaukee, Phoenix, SF, Seattle, St. Paul & Wichita). The US office is 3254 Adeline St., Berkeley, is at 94703, 510/602-7635. [5435]

May/June 1994

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  • "The 1994 Religious Funding Resource Guide" formerly the Church Funding Resource Guide (500 pp., incl. current applications & guidelines) is available ($75) from ResourceWomen, 4529 S. Dakota Ave. NE, Wash., DC 20017, 202/832-8071. [5478]

  • "City Fiscal Conditions in 1993" by Michael Pagano (66 pp., June 1993), is available ($30) from the Natl. League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3000. [5476]

  • "Exploring Charitable Giving Choices in the Workplace: A Resource Packet" is available ($95) from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW #620, Wash., DC 20009,202/387-9177. [5477]

January/February 1994

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  • Americorps is a 8-page brief (perhaps periodic newsletter-it's hard to tell which) from the Corp. for Natl. & Comm. Service, 1100 Vermont Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20525. The Oct. 1993 document outlines the Natl. & Comm. Service Trust Act of 1993. [5034]

  • "Bernardine Dohrn," a PRRAC grantee (see her report on the miseducation of homeless children in Chicago, P&R, vol. 1, no. 2), was the subject of nice feature in the Nov. 18 NY Times. A SASE to us will get you a copy. [5039]

  • "Budget Cuts:" Two recent Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities reports deal with the (subsequently defeated but likely to re-emerge) Penny-Kasich bill to cut federal spending by more than $100 billion over the next five years. The approach would have major implications for non-entitlement programs and for passage of health care reform legislation: "Penny-Kasich Plan Poses Critical Decisions for Policymakers" (7 pp., Nov. 10, 1993) and "Clinton Invest-ment Agenda Threatened by New Round of Budget Cuts," by Paul Leonard (I1 pp., Nov. 3, 1993), which deals with the context of the Penny-Kasich proposal. Ordering Inf. from CBBP, 777 N. Capitol St. NE#705, Wash., DC 20002, 202/ 408-1080. [5036]

  • "Collaborative Transporta-tion Planning: Guidelines for Implementing ISTEA and the CAAA" by Marcelle DuPraw & William Potapchuk (46 pp., April 1993), is available ($8) from the Program for Comm. Problem Solving, 915 15th St. NW #600, Wash., DC 20005, 202/ 347-2161. For the uninitiated, the initials stand, respectively, for the 1991 Intermodal Surface Transpor-tation Efficiency Act (which shifts the transportation planning decision-making locus from the states to metropolitan areas) and the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. [5041]

  • Exchange News! is the monthly forum for members of the Comm. Inf. Exchange network. Contact them at 1029 Vermont Ave. NW #710, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-2981. [5038]

  • Getting Your Message Out in Small Media or Large is the Nov. 1993 issue of Housing Matters, the quarterly published by the Mass. Law Reform Inst. $2.50/ copy from MLRI, 69 Canal St., Boston, MA 02114,617/742-9250. [5037]

  • "National Performance Review" A brief summary of this Administration report and set of recommendations for "reinventing government" is available from The Coal. on Human Needs, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0726. [5043]

  • The Center for the Study of Political Graphics is an educational and research archive which collects, preserves, documents and circulates domestic and inter-national political poster art. (Their exhibition at the recent "going away party" for/ by The Shalan Foundation, which PRRAC staff attended, was extraordinary.) Contact them at 8124 W. 3rd St. #211, LA, CA 90048, 213/6534662. [5044]

  • The Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law (256 S. Occidental Blvd., LA, CA 90057,213/388-8693) advocates for the rights of immigrants, refugees, children and indigenous people before the US Supreme Court and international bodies. Its core programs are "Free To Grow Children's Project," which advocates for homeless youth and street children; "Lawyers Without Borders," which monitors human rights violations worldwide; and the ' "Civil & Constitutional Rights Project," which initiates major court cases in the US challeng-ing private and governmental policies that impact on large numbers of indigent people. Two recent memoranda deal with border violence on the US-Mexican border (Nov. 3, 1993) and denial of amnesty applications (Oct. 13, 1993). [5046]

  • "The Policy Research Action Group" (featured in P&R, vol. 2, no. 1) has available an overview document describing the work of this Chicago-based entity that, on a local level, does much of what PRRAC does nationally. Available free from PRAG, 264s Granada Centre, Loyola Univ., 6525 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626, 312/ 508-3468. They have also just initiated a newsletter, The PRAG Report. [5045]

  • The Windcall Resident Program offers 2-6 week sessions of battery-recharging, R&R, reevaluation, con-templation, etc. for social justice advocates at a Northern Rockies retreat, 20 mins. from Bozeman, MT. "Recent residents have included a tenant organizer/ housing rights activist, a civil rights worker from the South, a wilderness activist from the Northwest, and a leader for the rights of indigenous peoples." It's free, with a small travel stipend available if needed. For an application, contact Common Counsel, 2530 San Pablo Ave. #B, Berkeley, CA 94702, 510/644-190 [5035]

  • Urban Experts is a just published directory (by interest area, with brief biographies) of professors, administrators and researchers at the Grad. School & Univ. Ctr., of the City Univ. of NY with expertise in important urban issues. Available from Christy DeBoe Hicks, Office of Public Affairs, CUNY Grad. Ctr., 33 W. 42 St., NYC, NY 10036, 212/642-2634. [5042]

September/October 1993

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  • "Local Yearbook 1993: Highs and Lows of Urban America" is an interesting and useful data compendium from the July 1993 issue of Governing, showing for the nation's 100 largest cities the top and bottom 10 on a range of variables (suburbanization, tax revenue, federal/state aid, murder rate, public school enrollment, police officers, etc.) We'll send you a copy with a SASE. [6035]

  • The Activist's Almanac: The Concerned Citizens Guide to the Leading Advocacy Organizations in America by David Walls (431 pp., 1993, $18), published by Simon & Schuster, profiles 105 organizations: their origins, purposes, operating strategies. The Almanac is a continuing project, and Walls solicits feedback and suggestions for additions and corrections: PO Box 111, Sebastopol, CA 95473. [6038]

  • The Rebirth of Democracy by Jeffrey Berry, Kent Portney and Ken Thompson (326 pp., 1993), is a study of community participation in Dayton, San Antonio, Birmingham, St. Paul and Portland, OR. $16.95 from The Brookings Inst., 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6105. [6037]

  • Voting Rights in America eds. Karen McGill Arrington and (PRRAC Board member) William L. Taylor (212 pp., 1993), is available ($24) from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 800/462-6420. Among the contributors: Mary Frances Berry, Lani Guinier, Henry Der, Charles Hamilton, Bill Clinton, Damon Keith and Al Raby. [6036]

July/August 1993

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  • A Budget for New World Realities and for Rebuilding America-FY 1993 the Congressional Black Caucus/ House Progressive Caucus alternative federal budget, is available from us with a 52¢ SASE. Groups working to support this approach are the Common Agenda Coalition, c/o Jobs With Peace Campaign, 38 Chauncy St. #812, Boston, MA 02111, 617/338-5783; Citizens Budget Campaign, c/o Friends Comm. on Natl. Legislation, 245 2nd St. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/547-6000; and the Natl. Comm. for Econ. Conversion & Disarmament, 1801 18th St. NW #9, Wash., DC 20009, 202/462-0091 (they publish a quarterly newsletter, A New Economy). [5895]

  • Alternatives is the new newsletter of the Center for Policy Alternatives, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW #710, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-6030. Likely free. [5898]

  • "Peacework" is the monthly New England peace and social justice newsletter published by the AFSC, 2161 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140, 617/661-6130. It's a good outlet for informing New Englanders about issues/ events/ publications relating to issues of soci-justice. [5899]

  • Progressive Op-ed Service The Progressive Media Pro successfully places op-eds in newspapers all over the country. It's connected to The Progressive magazine, and its Advisory Board includes Barbara Ehrenreich, Manning Marable, Ed Herman, Holly Sklar, Herb Chao Gunther, Allen Hunter and PRRAC Ex. Dir. Chester Hartman. If you have something to submit, contact Project coordinator Erik Ness, 409 E. Main St., Madison, WI 53703, 608/257-4626. [5897]

  • Southerners for Economic Justice has available its 1992 Program Review. Available (likely free) from PO Box 240, Durham, NC 27702-02040, 919/683-1361. [5900]

  • The Progressive Policy Initiative a joint project of the Northeast Citizens Action Resource Ctr., Northeast Network of Progressive Elected Officials, and the Commonwealth Inst., has available a 4-page description of its programs, available from The Commonwealth Inst., 186 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/547-4474. The Northeast Citizen Action Resource Ctr. also publishes a 3-times-a-year newsletter, Northeast Leadership, available from them at 32 Grand St., Hartford, CT 06106, 203/525-3688. [5896]

  • What I Would Have Told the Senate an op-ed by Lani Guinier from the June 13 Wash. Post, is available from PRRAC with a SASE. [5894]

March 1993

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  • "Taxing the Top: Strategies for Increasing State Income Tax Revenue Without Changing Tax Rates" by Iris Lav (54 pp., Jan. 1993), is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. NE #705, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080. [5739]

  • You Can Change America: How to Make a Difference Right Now in Your Community, in Congress and in the Country is a 95 page, 1993 book from the EarthWorks Group, available from EarthWorks Press, 1400 Shattuck Ave. #25, Berkeley, CA 94709, 510/841-5866. [5740]

January 1993

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  • Black Southern Voices: An Anthology of Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Nonfiction and Critical Essays eds. John Oliver Killens and Jerry Ward, Jr. (752 pp.), is a new Meridian paperback. [5522]

  • "Building Strong Communities: Strategies for Urban Change" is the report of a 1992 conference sponsored by the Ford, Rockefeller and Annie Casey Foundations. Included in the 82-page volume are William Julius Wilson's key-note address and papers by Ron Shiffman, Bladina Cardenas Ramirez, Audrey Rowe, Peter Edelman and Ralph Smith/ Michelle Fine. Available (presumably free) from the Amer. Writing Corp., 400 Internal. Sq., 1825 Eye St. NW, Wash., DC 20006. [5520]

  • "Diversity Training that Focuses on the Organization" is an 8-page paper by Michael Brown and Jennifer Henderson. Brown runs Organizational Leadership Associates, which does training and development for organizations and leaders, and will make a copy of his paper available with a SASE: 116 McBride St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, 617/524-5327. [5523]

  • "Taking Care of Business: Citizenship and the Charter of Incorporation" s a new 32-page pamphlet by Richard Grossman and Frank Adams on using popular power to control corporations through use of the charter of incorporation. $4 + SASE #10 envelope (52¢ postage) from Charter Ink/ CSPP, PO Box 806, Cambridge, MA 02140. [5521]

  • "The People Perish: A Call to the Churches for a National Urban Mobilization" is a report prepared for a Jan. 6-8 conference by the Ecumenical Committee on Urban Strategy of the National Council of Churches. Available from Rev. Charles Rawlings, NJ Council of Churches, 116 N. Oraton Pkwy., E. Orange, NJ 07017, 201/675-8600. [5524]

  • "The People's Scorecard: How the 102nd Congress Voted Against Low- and Moderate-Income Families" (13 pp., n.d.) is available from ACORN, 739 8th St. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/547-9292; no price listed. [5519]

November 1992

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  • "Charity in the Workplace, 1992" is a just-released 40-page report by the Nat'l. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, critical of the United Way and reporting on the 164 alternative funds in 41 states doing workplace solicitation. $15 from NCRP, 2001 S. St. NW #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177. [6618]

  • Consorting is the newsletter of the Interuniversity Consortium on Poverty Law: Pound Hall 510, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA 02138. [6615]

  • Dual City: Restructuring New York, by John Mollenkopf & Manuel Castels (477 pp., 1992), has just been published by the Russell Sage Foundation, 112 E. 64 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/750-6000. $16.95. Included are chapters on the ethnic/racial division of labor (by Thomas Bailey and Roger Waldinger), the informal economy (by Saskia Sassen), and the geography of employment and residence since 1950 (by Richard Harris). [6612]

  • "Nothing To Call Home About: Low-Income Telephone Access," by Roger Colton & Adrienne Quinn (19 pp., Sept., 1992), is available from the Natl. Consumer Law Ctr., 11 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108, 617/523-8010. [6613]

  • Participatory Research - Call for Papers: A special section of The American Sociologist on participatory research, will be co-edited by Edna Bonacich (UC-Riverside) and Randy Stoecker (Univ. of Toledo). Manuscripts are due by Dec. 31 to Stoecker at the Dept. of Sociology, Univ. of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, 419/537-2791. [6610]

  • The Center for Constitutional Rights' Docket Report (Fall 1992) describing its litigation of over 100 constitutional rights and human rights cases, as well as its education and organizing on behalf of progressive social change, is available from CCR, 666 Broadway, NYC, NY 10012, 212/614-6471. [6616]

  • The Republican Record: A 10-Year Analysis of State Losses of Federal Funding (FY 1982-FY 1991) (220 pp., August 1992) is a public policy report from AFSCME. Available (no price listed) from Robert McGarrah, AFSCME Dept. of Public Policy, 1625 L St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/429-1155. [6611]

  • The Whole Nonprofit Catalogue a compendium of resources for nonprofit organizations, is available, free, from The Grantsmanship Ctr., PO Box 17220, LA, CA 90017. [6614]

September 1992

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  • "Agenda 1993: Progressive Policies That Work" is a new 57-page publication from the Ctr. for Policy Alternatives; sections deal with governance, public capital, sustainable development and women's economic justice; no price listed. CPA is at 1875 Conn. Ave. NW #710, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-6030. [6506]

  • "Alcohol and the Los Angeles Violence," by James Mosher Ex. Dir. of the Marin Inst. for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems, links poverty problems and alcohol problems, confirming the observations of residents of S. Central LA. There now is community pressure to assure that the rebuilding effort precludes the overproliferation of alcohol outlets (the number of operating liquor stores fell from about 250 to 118 during the riots). Mosher's paper is available (free) from Jacki Shafer at the Marin Inst., 24 Belvedere St., San Rafael, CA 94901, 415/456-5692. It is part of a collection titled Improving the Health of the Poor, available from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Found., 510/854-9400. [6510]

  • Know Your Rights A list and order form for a series of manuals, pamphlets and fact sheets, on tenant and housing rights, homeless rights, pregnancy rights, police harassment, the environment, entitlements and other issues, is available from City Limits, 40 Prince St., NYC, NY 10012. [6507]

  • Make Election Day a Paid Holiday is a proposal by Jerome Grossman, Chairman of Council for a Livable World, designed to bring voter turnout in the US up to the level of most developed countries. Economic incentives are used, requiring proof of having voted as a condition to getting paid, with the unemployed getting reimbursed at local post offices. Election Day would be shifted to the Friday after Thanksgiving, in order to minimize disruption of production and business schedules. Copies of the 4-page proposal, with a SASE, from Grossman, 65 Grove St., Wellesley, MA 02181. [6505]

  • Management and Leadership Resources for Non-Profits is a catalogue, prepared by the Applied Research & Development Inst. and published by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No price listed. Available from the Institute, 1805 S. Bellaire St. #219, Denver, CO 80222, 303/691-6076. [6501]

  • New Institute on Nonprofits The Tufts Univ. Lincoln Filene Ctr. has received a $1+ million grant from the Kellogg Foundation to develop the New England Inst. for Nonprofit Organizations, which will provide education, training, public policy assistance and research. Further inf. from Rob Hollister at the Ctr., Medford, MA 02155, 617/627-3656. [6504]

  • San Francisco State University's Public Research Inst. provides research, consultation and training to community groups, nonprofits and government agencies in Northern Calif. and the Bay Area. Recent PRI publications include "Employment and Hiring Practices Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986" and "Ideology and Upward Mobility in the Crack Economy." Contact Richard DeLeon, PRI's director, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., SF, CA 94132, 415/338-2978. [6508]

  • "Self-Help/Mutual Aid and Social Change," by Frank Riessman (Ex. Dir. of the Natl. Self-Help Clearinghouse), appeared in the Canadian newsletter Perceptions. The 4-page article rebuts the view of self-help as individualistic and not oriented to societal change. Reprints available. from Riessman, CUNY Grad. Ctr., 33 W. 42 St., NYC, NY 10036. [6511]

  • SLAPPS (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation) The First Amendment Pro-ject of the Calif. Anti-SLAPP Project has been formed to eradicate SLAPPS (civil lawsuits filed to intimidate activists who attempt to exercise their rights of free speech or petition) and expand citizen access to government through use of public records and open meeting laws. A 90-page packet of materials on fighting SLAPPS is available ($10) from Mark Goldwitz at the Project, 1611 Telegraph Ave. #1200, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/835-0850. [6503]

  • The Center for Black Music Research Columbia College Chicago, 600 S. Mich. Ave., Chicago, IL 60605-1996, 312/663-1660, x559), established in 1983, has as its purpose "to discover, disseminate, preserve, and promote black music in all its forms -- from jazz, blues, gospel, and ragtime to opera and concert works." It has a library and archives, a database, several publications. [6500]

  • "The Impact of 'Motor Voter' Registration in the District of Columbia," by Susan Wiley 19 pp, June 1992), is available ($6) from the George Wash. U. Ctr. for Wash. Area Studies, 2020 K St. NW #240, Wash., DC 20052, 202/994-6460. [6502]

July 1992

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  • A New Agenda for American Communities is an Elec-tion '92 program (probably free) from the National League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3000. [6392]

  • NCLC Focus is the newsletter of the Natl. Consumer Law Ctr., 11 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108, 617/523-8010. [6396]

  • "Neighborhood Caretakers: Stories, Strategies and Tools for Healing Urban Communities," by Burt Dyson & Betty Dyson (240 pp.) is available ($14.95) from Knowledge Systems, 7777 W. Morris St., Indianapolis, IN 46231, 800/999-8517. [6403]

  • "Save the Public Library," by David Morris (6 pp., 1992), is available (likely free, along with their publications list) from the Inst. for Local Self-Reliance, 2425 18th St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/232-4108. [6394]

  • "Strategic Communications for Nonprofits" is a 9-book series (Overview; Talk Radio; Voice Programs; Op-Eds; Using Video; Media Advocacy; Cable Access; Electronic Networking; Strategic Media) designed to help organizations master the increasingly high-tech world of media. Available ($50/set) from The Benton Foundation, 1710 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/857-7829. [6398]

  • The Morgan St. Univ. Inst. for Urban Research (Balt., MD 21239, 410/319-3004), Robert Hill, Director, carries out a Baltimore Area Studies Program of interdisciplinary research and a technical assistance program, among other activities. [6390]

  • The National Neighborhood Coalition founded in 1979, sponsors monthly Information Forums in DC; publishes an information-packed newsletter 10 times a year, serves as a clearinghouse and contact point on neighborhood issues. Contact Bud Kanitz, Ex. Dir., NNC, 810 First St. NE #300, Wash., DC 20002, 202/289-1551. [6400]

  • The Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy (2001 S St. NW #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177) has available a publications list. Among its recent studies are 1991 evaluations of communuty foundations in Seattle, Cleveland, Philadelphia and California ($20 each). [6399]

  • The Northwestern Univ. Ctr. for Urban Affairs & Policy Research (2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100) has available its Spring, 1992 catalogue of Working Papers, categorized into "Poverty, Race and Inequality," "Labor Markets and Employment," "Law, Society and the Economy," "Health Policy," " Community Development," "Environment," "Media and Public Policy," and "Family Policy." [6401]

  • The Stern Fund: The History of a Progressive Family Foundation (207 pp., 1992) is available ($10) from the Inst. for Media Analysis, 145 W. 4 St., NYC, NY 10012. [6393]

  • The Support Centers of America a network of 16 offices, provides management assistance to nonprofits, with a range of classes and training programs. National office at 202/296-3900 can give location of local offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Newark, NYC, Oklahoma City, Palo Alto, Warwick (RI), San Diego, SF, Santa Fe, Tulsa and Washington. [6397]

  • Urban Policy Institutes: The Joint Ctr. for Political and Econ. Studies (1301 Penn. Ave. NW #400, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3500) is establishing a series of Urban Policy Institutes, designed to enable African-American leaders to have an impact on local public policies that affect their communities. Further inf. from Dr. Yvonne Scruggs, director of the program. [6391]

  • "Win the Urban Vote, Win the White House -- What a 3-Way Presidential Race Means to the Democrats," by Raymond Flynn Pres. of the US Conf. of Mayors, is available (free) from Peter Dreier, Boston Redev. Auth., One City Hall Sq., Boston, MA 02201, 617/722-4300. [6395]

May 1992

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  • "25 Years of Community Change" a 72-page history of the accomplishments of that marvelous and unique institution, the Center for Community Change, is available (probably free) from the Center, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW., Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0519. [6266]

  • "Acting in the National Interest -- The Transportation Agenda" (32 pp., n.d. [1991]) is available (no price listed; probably free) from The Surface Transportation Policy Project, 1785 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/673-4236. [6255]

  • Alternate ROOTS is a service organization for artists (in the broad sense of the word) who create original, community-based work in the Southeast, founded in 1976 by artists who had been active in the civil rights and anti-war movements. Contact: Kathie deNobriga, Regional Org. of Theatres South, Little Five Points Comm. Ctr., 1083 Austin Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, 404/577-1079. [6257]

  • Citizens for Tax Justice 1311 L St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/626-3780) has available "A Far Cry From Fair: CTJ's Guide to State Tax Reform," by Robert McIntyre et al. (80 pp., April 1991) and "Inequality and the Federal Budget Deficit," by Robert McIntyre (32 pp., Sept. 1991); no price listed for either. [6265]

  • "How To Do Leaflets & Brochures" is the main section (11 pp.) of the Spring issue of Community Change, the quarterly publication of the Ctr. for Comm. Change. Subs are free for community-based organizations working in poor areas, $20 for others: 1000 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0519. [6256]

  • Mujer Valorate a video on domestic violence in the Latino community, has been produced by Beth Cohen and the Hermanas Unidas Group. Information from Leslye Orloff, Clinica Legal Ayuda, 1736 Columbia Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20009, 202/387-0434. [6259]

  • "Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1991" Members of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board felt we should stress, to activists and researchers, the usefulness of this extraordinary annual compendium, subtitled "The National Data Book." Its 986 pages are crammed with facts on a wide range of social, economic, political and racial issues. No office should be without one. For sale from the Supt. of Documents, USGPO, Wash., DC 20402, 202/783-3238. $28. [6258]

  • "Strategic Planning for Community Development Philanthropy" is a 20-page report of an Oct. 1991 retreat sponsored by the Neighborhood Funders Group (an affinity group of the Council on Foundations concerned with community-based development). Available (free) from John Cimarosa at NFG, 22 Oak St., Westport, CT 06880, 203/226-1999. [6268]

  • The Best Political Action Newsletters From Around the Country" is a two-part special issue (Fall 1989 and Winter 1990) of the quarterly Social Policy. $5 each issue, $20/yr. for a sub. Room 1212, 33 W. 42 St., NYC, NY 10036. [6261]

  • The Campaign for New Priorities is a non-partisan citizens' campaign to gain broad public support for the necessary changes in our priorities, via reinvestment in Americas schools, health care, infrastructure, housing, nutrition, using funds no longer needed in the military budget. 1601 Conn. Ave. NW, 4th flr., Wash., DC 20009, 202/462-9121. [6254]

  • The Neighborhood Funding Bulletin Board is published quarterly by the Development Tmg. Inst., 4806 Seton Dr., Baltimore, MD 21215, 301/764-0780. $20/ yr. [6262]

  • The Union Institute (1731 Conn. Ave. NW #300, Wash., DC 20009-1146, 202/667-1313) has available a list of published materials examining the role of the non-profit sector, focusing on financing, advocacy and state-wide associations. [6260]

  • "United Way's Donor Choice: Who Benefits" is a just-released 20-page report from the Natl. Comm. for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S St. NW #620, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-9177; no price given (likely free). [6267]

  • Ways & Means is the quarterly newsletter of the Ctr. for Policy Alternatives, 1875 Conn. Ave. #710, Wash., DC 20009, 202/387-6030. $30/yr. [6263]

March 1992

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  • "Reusing America's Schools," by Daniel Carlson is a 68-page illustrated guide on converting surplus and abandoned school buildings into centers of community and economic activity, drawing on 30 examples from around the country. $14.95 from The Preservation Press, Natl. Trust for Hist. Preservation, 1785 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/673-4058. [6119]

  • "Creating a City-County-State and Federal Crime Prevention Strategy:" Inquiries are invited from those interested in creating a model crime prevention strategy through both social development and reform of the criminal justice system, with line item budgets and revenue proposals, leading to a national conference and advocacy effort. Contact Barry Weisberg, Civic Consultants, 53 W. Jackson, Suite 1626, Chicago, IL 60604, 312/922-8585. [6122]

  • Disadvantaged Young Men in Urban Areas A Summary of the First Year of the Forum on Public/Private Social Concern" is a 103-page report (no price listed) available from the Union Inst. Ctr. for Public Policy, 1731 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/667-1313. [6123]

  • Federal Data Source TRAC (Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse) obtains comprehensive computerized data on the day-to-day activities of federal enforcement agencies (Justice Dept., Nuclear Regulatory Commn., IRS, Environmental Protection Agency) plus data from the Census Bureau, FBI, Office of Personnel Mgt., federal courts, FBI. Information on its services from Miranda Maroney, TRAC, 478 Newhouse II, Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, NY 13244-2100, 315/443-3563. They also have a DC office at 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW #600, Wash., DC 20036-3101, 202/872-9575. [6118]

  • S&L Bailout Materials Some of the best progressive work being done on the savings and loan bailout comes from The Financial Democracy Campaign (604 W. Chapel Hill St., Durham, NC 27702,919/687-4004). [6120]

  • Serving Children and Families Effectively: How the Past Can Help Chart the Future is a just-issued 23-page study by Peter Edelman (Georgetown Law Ctr.), and Beryl Radin (USC Wash. Public Affairs Ctr.), with a Commentary by Sidney Gardner, former Deputy Asst. Sec. at HEW during the early 70s. $3 from the Inst. for Educational Leadership, 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-5541, 202/822-8405. Other papers in the same series (sponsored by the Education and Human Services Consortium, consisting of some two dozen public policy organizations) cover education's stake in the Family Support Act of 1988, helping policy-makers improve children's services, and structuring interagency partnerships to connect children and families with comprehensive services. [6124]

  • The Alliance for Cultural Democracy is a national network of cultural activists working for grassroots empowerment and democratic participation through cultural activity. They publish huracan: Cultural Democracy, a periodical, and are organizing a counter-quincentennial campaign. ACD, PO Box 7591, Minneapolis, MN 55407. [6113]

  • Young Unwed Fathers/ Mentoring Public/Private Ventures (399 Market St., Phila., PA 19106-2178, 215/592-9099) is working on two initiatives: the Young Unwed Fathers Project (a national demonstration in six cities), and Adult/Youth Relationships, testing the usefulness of mentoring for youth in the juvenile justice system. Concept papers and site locations for both initiatives are available from Bernardine Watson there. [6125]

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  • "PRRAC Update November 13, 2014" [14791] See full text.

  • PRRAC Update February 17, 2011 [12635] See full text.

  • PRRAC update February 3, 2011 [12564] See full text.

  • PRRAC update January 20, 2011 [12485] See full text.

  • Archived Blog Posts [15079] See full text.

  • "Photo Gallery - 6th National Conference on Housing Mobility" [14748] See full text.

  • "PRRAC in the News - Archived Stories 2012 - 2015" [13928] See full text.

  • Research & Lessons from Katrina

    Lessons from Katrina

    PRRAC's Director of Research Chester Hartman and George Washington University sociologist Gregory Squires (a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board) have co-authored a 23-page chapter -- "Lessons from Katrina: Structural Racism As a Recipe for Disaster" -- in the just released volume, "Building Healthy Communities: A Guide to Community Economic Development for Advocates, Lawyers, and Policymakers," co-edited by Roger A. Clay, Jr. of Insight Ctr. for Comm. Econ. Dev. & Prof. Susan R. Jones of the George Washington Univ. Law School.

    The 530-page volume contains 28 chapters divided into the following sections: History & Background; CED & the Global Economy; Nonprofit Orgs. in CED; Govt. Financial Resources; Responding to Comm. Interests; Building Human Capital; Creating Indiv. & Comm. Assets; Obtaining Appropriate Financial Services; Embracing Environmental Opportunities & Challenges. Full TOC and ordering inf (unfortunately at a pricey $125) available at www.ababooks.org

    Read the chapter now

  • "Selected Supreme Court Briefs in ICP v. Texas (December 2014)" [14796] See full text.

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