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Jun 08, 2008 | ISBN 9781576754801

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“Roberto Vargas reminds us that the qualities that we most want to see in the world begin very close to home. By sharing parts of his personal journey Roberto Vargas provides us with important facilitation tools and insights that we can all use to create more caring, compassionate, and engaged families and communities.”
—Danny Glover, activist and actor

“I know from experience that Roberto Vargas’s is a wise and compassionate leader. His path of family engagement will save lives and help families to know true ‘family values,’ which start with love and support at home and spread to community involvement and social change.”
—Don Hazen, Executive Editor, AlterNet

Family Activism deepens our understanding of practices to inspire and support those closest to us to be better agents of love and change. The communication, ceremony, and facilitation tools that Roberto Vargas shares can make us all more loving family members and better activists and leaders within any of our organizations and communities."
—Akaya Windwood, President and CEO, Rockwood Leadership Program

Table Of Contents

Introduction: Awakening to Activism

Part I: The Family Perspective
1. Making Family Your Cause
2. Principles to Guide Family Activism
3. The Familia Approach
4. Family Activism and Transformation

Part II: Tools for Family Power
5. Getting Your Act Together
6. Creating Family Connections
7. Co-Powering to Battle EL NO
8. Love the Children
9. Learn, Communicate, and Teach
10. Be the Facilitator
11. Forming Unity Circles

Part III: Moving from Family to Community Power
12. Creating Powerful Family and Community Gatherings
13. Expanding Family Action into Community Action
Conclusion: Praxis and Blessings
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