CHAPTER FOURBUILDING A TEAM AND KEEPING IT TOGETHER

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I am going to act and believe that if we all work together and do our best, that something can happen. Not because I see it happening, except in small ways, but because I know it can.

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MOST OF THE public problems that cry for solutions today are complex and time-consuming. While change efforts are usually started by one or a few motivated people, long-term progress usually requires more than that. And it isn’t just the additional help that’s important. Given the power of the forces any citizen activist may confront, it’s simply too easy for one person to be marginalized. If you’re ...

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