By Timothy K. Fitzgerald
A Diamond within the tough is a continuation of Timothy ok. Fitzgerald’s trilogy all started with Wawona Brotherhood, outlining pupil activism through the Vietnam battle and his campus’ struggle for racial equality.
In his moment ancient quantity outlining the next redevelopment of downtown San Jose, the real-life characters of quantity one input mainstream society within the ‘70s and ‘80s to struggle city renewal.
Fitzgerald and his associates sign up for the operating category of Silicon Valley to enforce low source of revenue housing and jobs for the operating terrible, aiding those that lived in San Jose’s internal urban for many years. the tale follows Fitzgerald’s efforts to symbolize district citizens at the San Jose urban Council.
“Tim Fitzgerald participated within the transformation of San Jose from an agricultural industry city to the Capital of Silicon Valley … local teams reworked urban politics by means of changing citywide council elections with election by means of district – within the technique defeating the pro-growth political machine.” – Terry Christianson, former chair, San Jose nation college Political technology division, and chief of Redistricting of San Jose
“Fitzgerald is ready to ‘bring to existence’ the hidden forces that create fiscal inequality in mammoth towns during this quantity … how a swiftly transforming into city’s bold city making plans coverage creates ‘economic apartheid.’ ” – Scott Wagers, founder, pupil Homeless Alliance, Senior Paster, CHAM Deliverance Ministry
About the writer:
Timothy Fitzgerald has taught social technology at group faculties in California. He graduated from SJSU within the ‘70s, majoring in U.S. background and economics. he's now finishing a 3rd master’s measure in philosophy and is operating in this sequence’ 3rd quantity approximately his “Green Years.”
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A Diamond in the Rough : Social Activism and an American Dream -- the 70s and 80s in San Jose by Timothy K. Fitzgerald