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Sinopsis: How a community, an activist, and a scholar created a 100 million dollar faith-based nonprofit workforce development corporation. This book presents the single unified case history of the Welfare Reform Liaison Project started in Greensboro, North Carolina through the eyes of co-founder and CEO the Reverend Odell Cleveland and academic consultant Bob Wineburg, whose friendship is an integral part of the narrative. Through this one story, told from the beginning in a direct, conversational tone, all those steps which were necessary to create an innovative and successful nonprofit organization are brought forth, from the development of a program model, to its implementation, and the growth of the organization over more than a decade. Told by a black practitioner and white academic who find common ground despite significant differences in background, training, and outlook, this story also takes a frank look at the racial politics and politics in general of social service networks.
About the Author:
Bob Wineburg (MSW, Syracuse University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh) is professor of social work at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and was named a Jefferson Pilot Excellence professor in 2001, having previously served as head of the department. He is has been a consultant to the Welfare Reform Liaison Project from its inception. His interests include the relationship between federal domestic social welfare policy and service provision and the involvement of religious organizations in local service delivery and policy development. He has previously authored two books on those topics and contributed to a third.
Odell Cleveland (BS in Business Administration, University of South Carolina Spartanburg; MDiv, Hood Theological Seminary) is the President and CEO and co-founder of the Welfare Reform Liaison Project. The Reverend Odell Cleveland has wide-ranging teaching experiences including: an Adjunct Professorship with Duke University's Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management; Instructor with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University s Minority Enterprise Training and Development Program, Instructor with University of North Carolina s Department of Social Work and School of Human Environmental Sciences. He is a nationally certified Peer-to Peer Trainer in Results Oriented Management and Accountability training system, (ROMA). He learned the basics of the distribution business as a manager and salesman for Roadway Trucking. He also has an extensive background of professional and volunteer services ranging from board leadership roles to city government work.
Título: Pracademics and Community Change (Paperback)
Año de publicación: 2010
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