Place to Go, A Place to Grow: Simple Things That Make a Difference for At-Risk Kids

Place to Go, A Place to Grow: Simple Things That Make a Difference for At-Risk Kids

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594864186
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 05/02/2006
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.19(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

LOU DANTZLER formed the Challengers Club in 1968 and today remains its president and CEO. During George H.W. Bush's term, he served on the National Commission of American Urban Families, a special commission formed to examine the decline of inner cities.

KATHLEEN FELESINA is a freelance magazine and newspaper writer. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Forewordx
Acknowledgmentsxiv
Chapter 1The South Central Stare1
Chapter 2Twice as Much Love12
Chapter 3He Taught Us to Be Men28
Chapter 4Picturing It40
Chapter 5When Chickens Had Nothing But Backs and Feet51
Chapter 6Taking the First Step68
Chapter 7Cracking the Shell80
Chapter 8A Helping Hand92
Chapter 9Making It Our Own103
Chapter 10Can't Run Sitting Down115
Chapter 11Leading the Charge for Change138
Chapter 12Aiming Higher156
Chapter 13Reaching Out with Hoops and Hope164
Chapter 14Having Choices, Making Choices175
Chapter 15Envisioning What Could Be189
Chapter 16One Point of Light207
Chapter 17Men in Charge222
Chapter 18Never Give Up236
Chapter 19Native Sons249
Epilogue256
Bibliography264
Index265

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