Action Options for a Better Life [PDF]

Nov. 2007

John O’Brien & Mike Green

Action Options for Better Life-Chances

People with developmental disabilities have better life chances when they benefit from a variety of learning efforts. This paper allows people to identify areas for local investment first by distinguishing between efforts to create a better system of assistance from efforts to organize citizens to build community, then by differentiating four types of citizen organizing, and finally by contrasting two modes of making change.

A Better System By System Means  VS A Healthier Community by Community Means