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Books
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Relationships - The New Science, Meg Wheatley

Class – Where We Stand: Class Matters, bell hooks*

Learning/Teaching – The Art of Changing the Brain, James E. Zull*

PTSS – Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, Dr. Joy Leary

Business ethics – The Speed of Trust, Stephen M. R. Covey* (on CD)

Language development – The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson

Appalachian history and culture – Night Comes to the Cumberlands, Harry Caudill

The myth of Appalachia – At Home in the Heart of Appalachia, John O’Brien

Appalachian Literacies - Community Literacy Journal: Appalachian Literacies Vol. 2, Issue 1*

Domestic violence, welfare, poverty – Saving Bernice, Jody Raphael*

Separate and unequal families – marriage and caste in America, Kay S. Hymowitz*

On (not) getting by in America – Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich*

Toltec Wisdom - The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz

 

 

Videos

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Hair - 400 Years Without a Comb, Willie L. Morrow

Wealth - Affluenza, NPR

Celebrating - Celebrating What's Right With The World, Dewitt Jones*

Working Poor - Waging a Living, P.O.V./PBS*

 

Websites

 

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Motivation and stages of change - www.motivationalinterviewing.org

Low income - www.nliec.com

Living costs in different parts of the US – www.epi.org

Mentoring - www.mentoring.org

Data access for many different indicators by state, city, zip code, or census tract - www.dataplace.org

Emotional intelligence – www.6seconds.org