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Corp Author National Task Force on African-American Men and Boys.
Title Repairing the breach : key ways to support family life, reclaim our streets, and rebuild civil society in America's communities : report of the National Task Force on African-American Men and Boys, Andrew J. Young, chairman / editor, Bobby William Austin.
Imprint Dillon, Colo. : Alpine Guild, 1996.

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Corp Author National Task Force on African-American Men and Boys.
Subject African American men.
African American boys.
African American families.
Community development -- United States.
Social action -- United States.
Alt Name Young, Andrew, 1932-
Austin, Bobby William.
Description 1 online resource (288 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue -- A profile of African-American males -- Emerging themes and major recommendations -- Polis: a renewed concept of community -- Civic storytelling and public kinship -- Grassroots civic leadership: taking charge in communities -- Creating common good: a new democratic process for empowering the African-American community -- Restoring community -- Civic dialogue -- Youth, violence, and the global context -- Repairers of the breach, restorers of the streets to dwell in: an integrated plan of action -- Appendices: I. Statements by leaders of the task force -- II. In their own words: dialogue with task force members -- III. Historical background -- IV. African-American men and boys projects -- V. Selected speeches presented to the task force -- VI. A national dialogue of women leaders on African-American males -- VII. The state of human development.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585259682 (electronic bk.)
9780585259680 (electronic bk.)
0931712211
OCLC # 45731306
Additional Format Print version: National Task Force on African-American Men and Boys. Repairing the breach. Dillon, Colo. : Alpine Guild, 1996 0931712211 (DLC) 96017532 (OCoLC)34564894
Table of Contents
 Preface7
1Prologue11
2A Profile of African-American Males18
3Emerging Themes and Major Recommendations36
4Polis: A Renewed Concept of Community47
5Civic Storytelling and Public Kinship64
6Grassroots Civic Leadership: Taking Charge in Communities80
7Creating Common Good: A New Democratic Process for Empowering the African-American Community93
8Restoring Community122
9Civic Dialogue137
10Youth, Violence, and the Global Context159
11Repairers of the Breach, Restorers of the Streets to Dwell In: An Integrated Plan of Action170
 Index199


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