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Stepping forward : a positive, practical path to transform our communities and our lives / Richard C. Harwood.

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Eckhart PL - Administrative Annex PROF 320.973 HAR (Text) 840191002734442 Annex Professional Collection - Inquire at Public Service Desk In transit -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 320.973 HAR (Text) 840191002734335 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781626346765
  • Physical Description: xiv, 168 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Austin, Texas : Greenleaf Book Group Press, [2019]

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A reflection : here I am -- Introduction : awaken -- Part I : trapped. Noise and confusion -- Part II : shared responsibility. Principle 1 : turn outward ; Principle 2 : discover what we share ; Principle 3 : value the human spark ; Principle 4 : pitch a tent that's open on all sides ; Principle 5 : build together ; Principle 6 : remember, communities are alive ; Principle 7 : grow our can-do narrative -- Part III : welcome home. The choices we make ; I thought my soul would rise and fly ; The rediscovery.
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How doe we bring people together when our society is breaking apart? What will it take to bridge our divides, overcome mistrust, and restore our belief that we can get things done together as Americans? How do we bring out the best in us? In Stepping Forward, Richard C. Harwood gives us a new and inspiring blueprint to rediscover what we share in common and actively build upon it. As a trusted civic voice, he argues that to get the country moving in the right direction, these efforts must start in our local communities.
Harwood shows up how we can reach within and beyond ourselves to address our shared challenges and create more purpose and meaning in our lives by--
Being a part of something larger than ourselves and truly making a difference in our communities
Refocusing on the desire for good in each other
Unleashing a greater sense of shared responsibility
Finding the courage and humility to take such a path
Americans are yearning for answers to the country's rampant polarization, hate speech, and gridlock. Stepping Forward shows us how to channel our frustrations, energies, and aspirations to get on a more hopeful path.
Subject: Social justice.
Social change.
Political participation.
Democracy.
Libraries and society.
Libraries and community.
Community life > United States.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.

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