Be the Change!: Change the World. Change Yourself

Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
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Be the Change celebrates the personal transformations of men and women who, by working to change the world, changed themselves. Featuring interviews with over 1,000 volunteers, from everyday people to business and community leaders to celebrities, the book combines hands-on advice on ways to get involved with enlightening real-life stories from those who did. Inspirational yet practical, it’s the perfect companion for readers who want to stop daydreaming about a more fulfilling life and a better world and take action to do so.

Includes forewords by President George H. W. Bush and Tom Brokaw
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About the author

Michelle Nunn, Co-Founder & CEO of the Hands On Network, is the editor of BE THE CHANGE.

Michelle graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia in 1989 with a major in history and a minor in religion. She has studied at Oxford University and in India.

Michelle was a Kellogg National Fellow through which she explored the connection of spirituality, social action and leadership in countries ranging from Israel to Namibia. She completed her Master's Degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Michelle has been part of the Hands On Network movement through her fourteen-year leadership of Hands On Atlanta from a grassroots startup in 1989 to one of the nation's largest community-based volunteer organizations. Michelle was appointed and currently sits on the President's Council on Service and Civic Engagement.

Hands On Network, a growing network of more than one million volunteers, creates and manages nearly 50,000 projects a year, from building wheelchair ramps in San Francisco to teaching reading in Atlanta, to rebuilding homes and lives in the Gulf coast communities. There are 55 national and international Hands On Network volunteer organizations.
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Publisher
Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
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Published on
Mar 1, 2009
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9781933512136
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Nonprofit Organizations & Charities / General
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Success
Social Science / Reference
Social Science / Volunteer Work
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