Our Day to End Poverty: 24 Ways You Can Make a Difference (Bk Currents)
Shannon Daley-Harris, Jeffrey Keenan, Karen SpeerstraISBN: 1576754464; 9781576754467;
Imagine ending poverty at home and around the globe in our own lifetimes. Imagine your actions combining with others’ actions to make poverty history. With originality and imagination, this book invites us to look at our very ordinary days, from waking up in the morning to going to bed in the evening, and to begin to think about poverty in new and creative ways. Our Day to End Poverty is organized into 24 "hour/chapter" segments. Each chapter/hour of the day proposes a variety of fun and practical actions one can take to help overcome domestic and global poverty. The chapters are short and pithy — full of specific facts and a menu of alternative action steps. Each chapter connects with your day, from breakfast to bedtime, relating these simple steps to ending poverty to our common daily routines. Sometimes a problem as large as poverty gets to be so big, we feel there is nothing we can do about it. Our Day to End Poverty reminds us that if we all do just...