The Resource Civic work, civic lessons : two generations reflect on public service, Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu., (ebook)

Civic work, civic lessons : two generations reflect on public service, Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu., (ebook)

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Civic work, civic lessons : two generations reflect on public service
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Civic work, civic lessons
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two generations reflect on public service
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Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu.
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eng
Summary
Civic Work, Civic Lessons explains how and why people of all ages, and particularly young people, should engage in public service as a vocation or avocation. Its authors are 57 years apart in age, but united in their passion for public service, which they term "civic work." The book provides unique intergenerational perspectives. Thomas Ehrlich spent much of his career in the federal government. Ernestine Fu started a non-profit organization at an early age and then funded projects led by youth. Both have engaged in many other civic activities. An introductory chapter is followed by seven key lessons for success in civic work. Each lesson includes a section by each author. The sections by Ehrlich draw mainly from his experiences. Those by Fu draw on her civic work and that of many young volunteers whom the co-authors interviewed. The concluding chapter focuses on leveraging technologies for civic work. All profits received by the authors from the sale of this book will be donated to philanthropic organizations
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Midwest
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1934-
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Ehrlich, Thomas
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317.19
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Civil service
  • Civil service positions
  • Public administration
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Civics
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Civic work, civic lessons : two generations reflect on public service, Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu., (ebook)
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9780761861287
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12450706
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Civic work, civic lessons : two generations reflect on public service, Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780761861287
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12450706
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12450706
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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