Soapbox: How I landed & lost a columnist gig, fought a prison, and got elected

When a medical waste company tries to relocate to her county, columnist Jewel Allen never would have guessed it would be the end of one life, and the beginning of another Wanting to protect her community, she starts a social media campaign against the giant incinerator which not only costs her her writing job, but gives birth to the activist inside She rallies her neighbWhen a medical waste company tries to relocate to her county, columnist Jewel Allen never would have guessed it would be the end of one life, and the beginning of another Wanting to protect her community, she starts a social media campaign against the giant incinerator which not only costs her her writing job, but gives birth to the activist inside She rallies her neighbors against the company and the State Legislature bent on invading their land.As the dust settles from that battle, she faces an even greater dilemma The Speaker of the House and his allies, armed with a million dollar public relations budget, want to build a new, water hogging state prison ten minutes from her home Equipped with only her media know how, Jewel helps her neighbors wage a creative grassroots campaign to save their town.In this than a memoir, Jewel Allen not only tells her David and Goliath stories, but shares effective and invaluable secrets and insights to running and winning a grassroots campaign It answers the questions What can I do and How can I do it A must read for anyone looking for motivation, upliftment, and guidance.
Soapbox How I landed lost a columnist gig fought a prison and got elected When a medical waste company tries to relocate to her county columnist Jewel Allen never would have guessed it would be the end of one life and the beginning of another Wanting to protect her commun

  • Title: Soapbox: How I landed & lost a columnist gig, fought a prison, and got elected
  • Author: Jewel Allen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Soapbox A soapbox is a raised platform on which one stands to make an impromptu speech, often about a political subject The term originates from the days when speakers would elevate themselves by standing on a wooden crate originally used for shipment of soap or other dry goods from a manufacturer to a retail store. ARRLWeb Contest Soapbox American Radio Relay League The American Radio Relay League ARRL is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S with news, information and resources. SoapBox Automation SoapBox Snap version has just been released, with a bug fix dragging and dropping an instruction to the left of itself could cause an editor crash and a new feature the ability to export a lookup table of signals and addresses to a Marque Lawyers SoapBox Here s where you come to read interesting stuff It s your portal into the soul of Marque, the place to find out what we think, what we ve written, what others write about us and anything else we find fascinating or faintly intriguing. BRIAN S SOAPBOX THE OFFICIAL BRIAN MAY WEBSITE As always, the opinions expressed in these pages are purely and personally those of myself, Brian they are not the official views of Queen, or of BRIANMAY THE OFFICIAL BRIAN MAY WEBSITE BRIAN MAY, legendary guitarist and song writer with rock group Queen and solo Brian s Soapbox page is Brian s personal column, sharing his thoughts on music, work, life, the world, astronomy and stereo photography. SoapBox Snap Soapbox Automation SoapBox Snap is a free and open source PC based automation platform It includes a ladder logic editor and a soft runtime right out of the box. Okie Rose Soapbox Rewind The Charlie Daniels Band Charlie Daniels Soapbox Rewind Okie Rose NOTE Normally Charlie would have a new soapbox for Monday, but yesterday they were celebrating Hazel s th birthday, and that celebrating appears to be continuing on for a few days. Brackley Soapbox Derby Brackley Soapbox Derby is now a firm favourite on the summer event calendar in Brackley Northants and attracts entries from all over the UK It is run on a downwards straight course on the main High Street in Brackley which is closed to traffic for the day. Soapbox Soaps Port Charles celebrated the Fourth of July, huge secrets came to light and are on the verge of exploding and causing

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    1. I don't read as much nonfiction as I probably should; it takes a very interesting subject/storyline told in a relatable voice to keep me going once I start reading one. Happily, this one did. The author's down-to-earth personality really came through even while telling about the extraordinary life she's lived. There was one part in the middle that bogged me down as a reader when she explained the details of her role in protesting against a prison proposal. Even though I understood her need to pi [...]

    2. I was delighted to find my self thoroughly enjoying this non-fiction, and politically based tale. The author has a delightful style and personable story. I'm more interested in how my local government is running and grateful for those who choose to lead.

    3. Jewel Allen was happily going along in life as an op-ed columnist, a job she'd worked hard to get and really got into once she attained it. But when a medical waste company starts making noises about moving to their county, Jewel knows she has to do all she can to try to block it and find out more. So she starts a page on social media and the battle begins. Little did she know that it would change her life so totally, as she lost the newspaper column she loved and dived into becoming an activist [...]

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