The Vernal Education Project
vernal adj. 1. of, relating to, or occurring in the spring. 2. fresh or new like the spring.
The Vernal Education Project was an effort to create a comprehensive education and support network that could bolster and sustain grassroots progressive social change movements in the United States. The project is described in the 2001 book Inciting Democracy.
Inciting Democracy: A Practical Proposal for Creating a Good Society
by Randy Schutt
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, which takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice. — Arnold Joseph Toynbee, historian, 1889–1975
Papers on Nonviolent Social Change and Cooperative Decision-Making
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