If It Takes a Village, Build One: How I Found Meaning Through a Life of Service and 100+ Ways You Can Too

A must have book for anyone has ever wanted to make a difference in the world ________________________________________________ Service is the rent we pay for living says preeminent children s advocate Marian Wright Edelman and this is the motto by which Malaak Compton Rock, dedicated humanitarian and wife of comedian Chris Rock, lives her life From a childhood groundeA must have book for anyone has ever wanted to make a difference in the world ________________________________________________ Service is the rent we pay for living says preeminent children s advocate Marian Wright Edelman and this is the motto by which Malaak Compton Rock, dedicated humanitarian and wife of comedian Chris Rock, lives her life From a childhood grounded in the importance of giving back to her work in public relations at The U.S Fund for UNICEF to becoming a full time mother and humanitarian, Malaak s life has fully embodied this sentiment Part memoir, part practical guide, If It Takes a Village, Build One offers readers insightful advice on everything from how to find just the right volunteer opportunity, how to get kids involved in a life of service, how to research charities, and even how to start a nonprofit, as Malaak did several years ago All of this practical wisdom is grounded in inspirational anecdotes about her own experience with service, including her work with Katrina rebuilding and her recent brainchild, Journey for Change Empowering Youth Through Global Service, a program for at risk kids from Bushwick, Brooklyn, which takes teens on a two week service mission to South Africa to volunteer and experience the world The book also features interviews with other well known humanitarians, like PR powerhouse Terrie M Williams, activist Bobby Shriver, and journalist Soledad O Brien and engaging sidebars with interesting facts about service and nuggets of advice At the end of the narrative readers will find a compendium of information including Malaak s favorite charities, unique service ideas, and suggested reading and web resources, which will make this a book to be visited time and time again Far from being preachy or sanctimonious, Malaak s warm voice reminds us all that giving back is ultimately easier and infinitely fulfilling than we thought it could be Warm, honest, and accessible, If it Takes a Village, Build One will be the must have book and perfect gift for aspiring do gooders.From the Hardcover edition.
If It Takes a Village Build One How I Found Meaning Through a Life of Service and Ways You Can Too A must have book for anyone has ever wanted to make a difference in the world ________________________________________________ Service is the rent we pay for living says preeminent children s advocate

  • Title: If It Takes a Village, Build One: How I Found Meaning Through a Life of Service and 100+ Ways You Can Too
  • Author: Malaak Compton-Rock
  • ISBN: 9780307590060
  • Page: 485
  • Format: ebook
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    • Ari said:
      Aug 21, 2018 - 15:30 PM

      One of my favorite quotes is "service is the rent we pay for living" first said by Marian Wright Edelman. This quote is the daily mantra of Malaak Compton-Rock and through the stories and tips she shares, it becomes quite clear that she is paying more than her share. I was skeptical at first as to how usable her tips would be considering that she also happens to be the wife of Chris Rock and thus has lots of money and influence to give to various worthy causes. Ms. Compton-Rock however, continuo [...]

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