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This second edition of the Training Student Organizers Curriculum has been written to reflect the project organizing experiences of students, teachers and staff participating in the Council on the Environment of New York City's Training Student Organizers Program (TSO) since the first edition of the curriculum was published in 1983. We have expanded the lessons/narratives in Part I to include more information on environmental issues and have also added lessons and/or narratives for specific environmental action projects. The "how to's" of project organizing are described, step by step, in specific improvement projects in Part I, and reviewed as a total process in Part II. While this has led to some repetition, teachers, youth leaders, and student organizers can turn to any specific project and read the lessons and/or statements in that section without having to read Part II unless clearly designated in the specific lessons. We have also added three issue units to Part I: Noise --an addenda section in the original version; Transportation; and Nuclear Issues.


Copyright 1990 by the Council on the Environment of New York City

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