Ignite!

Getting Your Community Coalition Fired Up for Change

by Frances Dunn Butterfoss Ph.D.


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Softcover
£11.11
Hardcover
£18.34
Softcover
£11.11

Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/17/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 176
ISBN : 9781491810132
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 176
ISBN : 9781491810125

About the Book

Frances Dunn Butterfoss, Ph.D., captured the attention of academics and practitioners everywhere with her landmark textbook, Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health, which provided a comprehensive approach to coalitions. Ignite! Getting Your Community Coalition Fired Up for Change is a more concise, user-friendly book geared for community practitioners, leaders, and activists who want to build and sustain innovative organizations and coalitions to improve the health and well-being of their communities. Learn why sustaining and building a coalition is very much like planning, building, fueling, and sustaining a campfi re, and get detailed guidance on how to: • determine if coalition building is the best way to achieve your goals; • pick the simplest structure to achieve your objective; • build and sustain innovative organizations and community coalitions with the power to change policies, systems, and environments. The book’s four parts—Before You Build It, Build It, Make It Work, and Sustain It—provide practical strategies to build coalitions, as well as troops, clubs, neighborhood associations, and other organizations. Whether you’re a volunteer or professional, you’ll get tools that make it easier to accomplish meaningful and lasting change with Ignite!


About the Author

Frances Dunn Butterfoss, Ph.D., is an expert with more than twenty-five years of experience training and consulting with organizations, coalitions, and communities. She is president of Coalitions Work and a professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School. She is also the author of Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health. She lives in Virginia.