Just BE Cause: Ah Ha Moments to Inspire the Next Generation of Change Makers is a book about social entrepreneurship for the millennial generation.
We’ve all been frustrated with the way things are, and I hope I’m not the first to tell you that you have the power to do something about it. You have an alternative to working for “the man”, being a cog in the machine, grinding, hustling, the day-to-day struggle. You can use your passions to build a social mechanism that makes a difference.
Just BE Cause is a collection of stories, anecdotes, and wisdom from community leaders, innovators, leverage experts, executive directors and CEOs. The book breaks down Social Entrepreneurship – providing definitions, examples, and history, – and ultimately advises Gen Y on how to use our unique values and ideology to create social change and spread the world’s wealth while doing it. Ideally, those who read it will use the gems to help them start their own socially-motivated entrepreneurial enterprise.
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CREATING INNOVATORS by Tony Wagner
IN THIS GROUND BREAKING BOOK, education expert Tony Wagner provides a powerful rationale for developing an innovation-driven economy. He explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators. In profiling compelling young American innovators such as Kirk Phelps, product manager for Apple’s first iPhone, and Jodie Wu, who founded a company that builds bicycle-powered maize shellers in Tanzania, Wagner reveals how the adults in their lives nurtured their creativity and sparked their imaginations, while teaching them to learn from failures and persevere. Wagner identifies a pattern—a childhood of creative play leads to deep-seated interests, which in adolescence and adulthood blossom into a deeper purpose for career and life goals. Play, passion, and purpose: these are the forces that drive young innovators.
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STAND UP! by John Schlimm
Through their own voices and spirited calls to action, 75 of the world's most dynamic young activists share their extraordinary stories in this generation-defining collection for students, parents, teachers, volunteers, and community service leaders. Tapping into today's global youth movement where social entrepreneurship and activism merge at the intersection of business, pop culture, and nonprofit work, these stories showcase young men and women—some of whom started their efforts as early as three years of age—bringing savvy compassion and unstoppable courage to and from locations all over the world, including Africa, Pakistan, India, Peru, Colombia, Afghanistan, and the United States. Whether building freshwater wells in developing nations, fighting discrimination, saving animals, or honoring heroic soldiers, these are the young people on the frontlines, from mountain peaks to rainforests to school gardens and classrooms, changing the world for the better.
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The Hippest Trip In America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style by Nelson George
THE HIPPEST TRIP IN AMERICA: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style is an authoritative narrative and oral history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George. Colorful and pulsating, THE HIPPEST TRIP IN AMERICA is a fascinating portrait of one of America’s most revered cultural institutions. Now, with THE HIPPEST TRIP IN AMERICA, George tells the full story of this pop culture phenomenon that appealed not only to blacks, but to a wide crossover audience as well. Famous dancers like Rosie Perez and Jody Watley, performers such as Aretha Franklin, Al Green, and Barry White, and Cornelius himself share their memories, offering insights into the show and its time—a period of extraordinary social and political change.
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