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By Arthur Blaustein

Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport: The Ultimate Volunteer Handbook


Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport: The Ultimate Volunteer Handbook

Arthur Blaustein


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Democracy is not a spectator sport! Learn how to get in the game with this comprehensive collection of more than two hundred community service opportunities and experiences. More than a simple resource guide, this unique handbook includes interviews, anecdotes, and commentary from the top folks in nonprofit and service fields and ties together the strands of volunteering, community service, and civic engagement. Whether you have a specific cause in mind or are looking for volunteer work to beef up a resume or increase professional experience, here are short- and long-term ways to get involved.

About the Author

Arthur I. Blaustein is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches community development, public policy, and politics. His most recent books are Make a Difference: America's Guide to Volunteering and Community Service, and The American Promise: Justice and Opportunity. He served on the board of the National Endowment for the Humanities under Bill Clinton and was chair of the President's National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity under Jimmy Carter. Blaustein is the author of "Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport."


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