Monday, March 18, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, in 023 Dunbar Library.
Led by Cathy Sayer, Director, Service-Learning and Civic Engagement; Marjorie McLellan, Associate Professor, History.
This is a hands-on guide to effecting change in America by taking action in your community. The Citizen Solution offers a wealth of case histories and interviews with organizers. "... this book outlines everything from how to run a neighborhood meeting on your street to how to find people in the overlooked 'free spaces' that abound in any community... " The Citizen Solution offers philosophy, ideas, and strategies for work in the community—a starting point for designing service learning and civic engagement experiences with community partners and students. Harry Boyte will be at Wright State University, April 18-19, 2013. Please mark your calendar as well for his presentation at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18. Dr. Boyte is a Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Center, Co-Director of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship at Augsburg College and creator of Public Achievement, the model from Wright State University's Youth and Community Engagement Minor. Please call x4522 to reserve your spot and make arrangements to receive your complimentary copy of the book or eBook.