Books by Mississippi Writers 1996-2010
By Joyce A. Ladner Brookings Institution Press (Hardcover, $22.95, ISBN: 0815751087, 10/2001) In The New Urban Leaders, Joyce Ladner, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, profiles some 25 appointed heads of nonprofit community-based urban organizations. Aimed at community activists and leaders, the book includes close studies of a few including Robert Moses, a civil rights era activist who now heads The Algebra Project and the Rev. Eugene Rivers, who fights gang violence in Boston and a broader analysis of how to build such leadership nationally. ―Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.