Biographies


People who took action - to change their communities for the better. 


Wangari Muta Maathai (Kenya) 

  Nobel Prize award :  http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2004/maathai-bio.html

 Video - Very good - I show my class this - http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/takingroot/  - If the film doesn’t play on the website, i can get you a copy of it. 


Jane Jacobs

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Jacobs


2 new books about her - reviewed

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/09/books/review/jane-jacobs-eyes-on-the-street-robert-kanigel-vital-little-plans.html?_r=0

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