“Malaak Compton-Rock is changing the world! Her focus on helping young people become all that they can be is a stunningly simple blueprint for what all of us can do. If It Takes a Village, Build One is a must read if you want to make real change in your world.”
–Soledad O’Brien, CNN anchor and special correspondent
“Malaak has taken her own life experiences with service, community and family and penned an important how-to for taking action and giving back. I’ve been fortunate to know her and to work with her, witnessing first-hand her dedication to helping others. If It Takes a Village, Build One is an empowering must-read for all of us working to make our communities, our country and our world a better place.”
– Congresswoman Maxine Waters
“Millions of people around the world have been inspired by watching Malaak Compton-Rock work her extraordinary magic. Now she’s written a moving and absorbing guide to how you, too, can easily tap into your inner humanitarian.”
–Jon Klein, President of CNN/U.S
From the Hardcover edition.