There are few books on being a good community member and ally to parents, caregivers and children. Any group of parents will know how hard their struggles can be, but no book focuses on how childless allies can address issues of caretakers' and children's oppression in the community. Many well-intentioned activists do not interact with young people on a regular basis and do not know how, so Don't Leave Your Friends Behind provides a collection of concrete tips, suggestions and narratives to guide supporters in their work in the community.... they read to younger kids and initiated the first public reading event of short essays written by themselves and their friends. ... Daniela and Maria were best friends; during the occupation their moms became best friends and asleeping buddies, a ... By the end of March, a few months after the occupation, my daughter and I were still going to the library. By then, it had over 5, 000 books, including a social justice collection for kids and a Spanish and bilingual Spanish-English section.
|Title||:||Don't Leave Your Friends Behind|
|Author||:||Victoria Law, China Martens|
|Publisher||:||PM Press - 2012|