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Counter Whether you want to stop the pollution of a nearby river, save a local wilderness area from development, or elect an environmentalist to your city council, this inspirational and practical guide shows you how to master the community organizing techniques used by Sierra Club activists across the nation to win environmental victories.

Written both for the new activist and the experienced campaigner, How to Save Your Neighborhood, City, or Town presents the entire range of community organizing techniques, from writing press releases to setting up and running a local environmental campaign. Using simple, step-by-step instructions, this book shows you how to:
-- Alert your neighborhood
-- Address city hall
-- Organize a meeting
-- Prepare for public hearings
-- Set up a phone bank
-- Develop fundraising events
-- Create a newsletter
-- Staff a campaign committee
-- Contact the media
-- Run a political campaign

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