College Right-to-Life Handbook
Andrew A. Siicree
Note: This handbook was originally published in 1985. Much of the general advice is still valid; however, be aware that the specific names, contact information, etc. in this handbook may be out of date.
Table of Contents
Section One: The Workings of a College Right-to-Life Group
Chapter One: Why have a College Right-to-Life Group?
- The Reasons Why
Chapter Two: How Do you Get Started?
- Step One: Preparing Yourself
- Step Two: Creating Awareness
- Step Three: Involving Others
- Step Four: The Interest Session
- Step Five: The Group Core
- Step Six: Gaining Recognition
Chapter Three: Organizational Structures and Goals
- Organizational Structures
- Group Continuity
- The Group Constitution
- Group Elections and Choosing a Name
- Areas of Activities
- The Scope of Pro-Life Issues
Chapter Four: Building Up the Group
- Operational Strategies: General Group Meetings
- Operational Strategies: Officers' and Committee Meetings
- Operational Strategies: Group Projects and Activities
- Setting Short-Range Goals
- Social Activities
- What Records Should Your Group Keep?
- Your Group's Relationship to Other Pro-Life Organizations
- How To Handle Opposition
- Who Can Help Your Group?
Chapter Five: Leading a Small Campus Organization
- Why Do You Need Leadership?
- What is Leadership?
- The Tasks of Leadership
- How Does a Leader Work?
- Skills of Leadership: Communication
- Skills of Leadership: Sharing Authority
- Skills of Leadership: Utilizing Group Resources
- Skills of Leadership: Setting an Example
- Skills of Leadership: Representing the Group
- Skills of Leadership: Planning and Control
- Skills of Leadership: Evaluation
Section Two: Ideas for the College Right-to-Life Group
Chapter Six: Membership
- Who Is Responsible for Membership?
- Contacting New Students
- Keeping Members Active
Chapter Seven: Publicity
- Who Should Be In Charge?
- On-Campus Publicity
- Off-Campus Publicity
Chapter Eight: Education
- Other Educational Activities
Chapter Nine: Social Action
- Direct Involvement
- Indirect Help
Chapter Ten: Political Education and Political Action
- Political Involvement
Chapter Eleven: Resources
- Group Resources
- Campus Resources
- Off-Campus Resources
Chapter Twelve: Fund Raising
- How Should Your Group Handle Its Funds?
- Earning Money
- Funds From Student Government
© Copyright Andrew A. Siicree, 1985, 1997.
Permission is granted to any pro-life group or pro-life individual
to copy this handbook provided that proper attribution is given.
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