Hearts and Hands, Second Edition: Creating Community in Violent Times

Paperback
384 pages
Luis J Rodriguez
Paperback
English

ᥨ Hearts and Hands, Second Edition: Creating Community in Violent Times torrenting sites ᦩ PDF Author Luis J Rodriguez ᦩ A beautifully written and politically astute account Entertainment WeeklyRodrguez is a relentless truth teller, an authentic visionary, a man of profound compassion In Hearts and Hands he acknowledges the lessons we can learn from the social sciences, he scrutinizes what succeeds and what fails in the realm of public policy, but he never allows us to forget that the rescue of young people is also a spiritual quest Los Angeles Times Book ReviewCombining personal memoir, perceptive sociological analysis and astute advice about political organizing, Rodriguez, whose youth included drugs, jail, and gang warfare, writes movingly of how he turned his life around and dedicated himself to working with teens at risk While attacking the image of teenage males as the primary instigators of violent behavior, R focuses on the specific problems of young males, trying to negotiate their lives in the face of enormous problems, with little in the way of adult models Never sentimentalizing or sensationalizing his materials, R writes honestly and incisively from experience, knowledge and compassion Publishers WeeklyLUIS J RODRIGUEZs bestselling autobiographical account, Always Running La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. 1993 has been followed by numerous other books He has written for T he Nation, Grand Street, Los Angeles Weekly, and Americas Review, among others Winner of a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship for Poetry, Rodriguez is also the founder of Tia Chucha Press, publishing emerging, socially conscious poets He lives in San Fernando, California, with his wife, Trini, and their family Luis is currently a candidate for the Green Party nomination for Governor of California. Hearts and Hands, Second Edition: Creating Community in Violent Times

Hearts and Hands, Second Edition: Creating Community in Violent Times