Books tagged: community development

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Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 61,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship tells the story of Ukerdhogu Jalukal Evariste, known by many simply as "Grandpa". Grandpa's life is one that will fascinate your mind and capture your soul as you hear of his enduring love for his people through colonialist strife, independence, civil war, exile, poverty, and failed relationships.
The Way It Was
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a depression baby whose formative years were on the home front during World War II and whose college experience enabled him to live the American Dream.
A Practical Manual for Grassroots Organizing and Simple Approaches to Neighborhood Improvements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
This manual is a practical guide to Grassroots Organizing, and Simple Approaches to Neighborhood Improvements. It is prepared to help citizens, governments, non-profits, sutudents, academic institutions, and community activists to build stronger and functional grassroots organizations dedicated to addressing neighborhood improvements. It also offer 8 simple steps for planning improvements.
Make Light Work in Groups: 10 Tools to Transform Meetings, Companies and Communities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Organizational development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This book introduces ten tools to revolutionize how we work together - in teams, organizations, companies, and communities. Each of the ten tools brings a unique perspective. Together they are a comprehensive kit, allowing you to create better outcomes in all types of group situations. A handy pocket guide for leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, activists, consultants, parents, and you!
Participatory Irrigation Management
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Becoming What We Can Be: Stories of Community Development in Washington, DC
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
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This book chronicles stories of community development in Washington, DC. It gives insight into a movement that dreamed big, weathered setbacks, and persevered, bringing unimagined rebirth to neighborhoods such as Columbia Heights and the H Street Corridor. A clear and compelling account, it is a must read for anyone interested in resident led movements and neighborhood revitalization.
2011 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Report: Reforming America's Housing Finance Market and Fixing the Mortgage Market, Winding Down the GSEs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
On February 11, 2011, the Obama Administration delivered a report to Congress that provides a path forward for reforming America’s housing finance market. The Administration’s plan will wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and shrink the government's current footprint in housing finance on a responsible timeline.
21st Century Essential Guide to HUD Programs and Housing Grants – Volume Two, Major Programs, Housing for the Elderly (Section 202) and Disabled (Section 811), Homeless Assistance, Applications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Federal documents on HUD programs and housing grants - provides extensive information on housing grants and programs: * Housing for the Elderly (Section 202) Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program for very low-income persons 62 years of age or older. Homeless Assistance Continuum of Care (CoC) to assist homeless persons to move to permanent housing; plus much more.
21st Century Essential Guide to HUD Programs and Housing Grants – Volume One, Community Development, SuperNOFA, Loans, Aid, Applications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home buying, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Programs from the HUD (Dept. of Housing and Urban Development) with extensive information on housing grants and programs: * User’s Guide to HUD Grants and SuperNOFA * Assisted Living programs * Guide to Environmentally Safe Sites * America’s Affordable Communities Initiative * Grant Application Package Procedures * Five Critical Steps in Registering to Apply for Grants, much more.