Bookstore Testimonials

For Healing Into Action, updated and republished as Leading Diverse Communities: A How-To Guide for Moving from Healing into Action . . .

“Healing Into Action is a book that believes in progress obtained by non-accusatory action and truly makes people see another group’s perspective. It’s very practically organized to be used for training and to stimulate participation.”

Fred Ciporen, Group Vice President and Publisher, Publishers Weekly

“As we move into the 21st century, guide books such as Healing Into Action offer new insights and new principles around which we can organize our work and express our commitment to represent all of the people.”

The Hon. Benjamin J. Cayetano, Governor of Hawaii

“Healing Into Action is an especially beneficial resource. For those of us seeking insightful guidance and effective strategies in inter-religious, inter-ethnic dialogue, this book will be invaluable. Community activists, civic leaders, political leaders and those in the religious community will turn to this book repeatedly. It is simply superb.”

Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

“I find Healing Into Action an essential resource. NCBI has put together in one manual key skills that every elected official needs.”

The Hon. Louise Slaughter, U.S. Representative of New York

“Healing Into Action is an important resource for Unions in our efforts to build an inclusive labor movement for economic and social justice in communities where workers of diverse backgrounds live. In setting aside cultural differences, all workers can collectively unite around important workplace issues that affect them and their families.”

George Becker, President Emeritus, United Steelworkers of America

“NCBI’s work with PBS staff has provided us with powerful tools for genuine dialogue. Their positive approach has helped us build relationships across PBS and given us a renewed sense of community in our workplace. Anyone interested in understanding and communicating the value of diversity will benefit from Healing Into Action.”

Carole Dickert-Scherr, Vice President of Human Resources, Public Broadcasting Service