Toward Competent Communities: Best Practices for Producing Community-Wide Study Circles

June 3, 2000

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Best practices for community-wide study circlesPublished in 2000, this two-year “best practices” study by Roberts & Kay, Inc., assesses organizing strategies and outcomes in community-wide study circle programs. The study places special emphasis on programs that address issues of racism and race relations. Funds for the project were provided through a grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

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