Recent Releases


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The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race
Carl Anthony
Carl Anthony interweaves urban history, racial justice, and cosmology with personal experiences as an architect/planner, environmentalist, and Black American. By connecting struggles for social and racial justice to the Universe Story, it creates new story for our time.





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Beginner's Guide to Community-Based Arts, 2nd Edition
Ten Graphic Stories about Artists, Educators & Activists Across the U.S.
Keith Knight, Mat Schwarzman
Ten transformative local arts projects come alive in this illustrated training manual for youth leaders and teachers. This energetic guidebook demonstrates the enormous power of art in grass-roots social change.





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Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty PB
Anne Herbert, M. Paloma Pavel
This modern parable, illustrated by Mayumi Oda, has wisdom for realizing world peace and community health in our time. Let us start the dance!





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Root Shock
How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It
Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Hon AIA, MD
Root Shock examines three different U.S. cities to unmask the crippling results of decades-old disinvestment in communities of color and the urban renewal practices that ultimately destroyed these neighborhoods for the advantage of developers and the elite.





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Openings
A Memoir from the Women's Art Movement, New York City 1970-1992
Sabra Moore
This bold memoir of New York City's activist women's art movement focuses on the cultural upheaval of the 1970s and 1980s, and features 950 color and black & white images that capture the era's fervor and fury, passion and spirit about the need for social change.





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Growing a Life
Teen Gardeners Harvest Food, Health, and Joy
Illène Pevec, Ph.D.
Candid interviews with teens from disadvantaged neighborhoods, plus supporting studies, show how gardening programs grow healthier minds, bodies, and communities.