People Power: What Communities are Doing to Counter Inflation

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Abstract: A resource book is presented for community groups and individual citizens on consumer action projects related to food, housing, energy, and health. Successful local projects are described in each category. A section on basic tools provides guidelines for organizing a community project and obtaining necessary resources. The section on food covers co-ops, home and community gardening, community nutrition, and food needs of the elderly. The section on health discusses care centers, specialized services, health education and self-care, health planning, and health care reform. Appendices contain organization names and addresses and other resource materials.
 

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