The Troublmaker's Teaparty is an updated and expanded version of The Citizen's Handbook. It contains all of The Handbook plus additional material on preventing grassroots wilt, strategic action, direct action and media advocacy.You can get a copy of The Teaparty from bookstores, online from Amazon.ca or Amazon.com for about $12 CAN, and from New Society Publishers.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Why we need more active citizens

1 COMMUNITY ORGANIZING
Beginning
Forming a Core Group
Getting to know one another
Getting More People
Door-knocking
Block-by-Block Organizing
Organizing around an issue
Keeping People
Leading
Meeting
The basics of meeting
Decision Making
Facilitating
Fundraising

2 GRASSROOTS RELATIONSHIPS
Connective Talk
Deep community
Wrangling Reduction
Mediation and conflict resolution
Affinity groups, zaps and actions
Information Sharing
Group Structure

3 DESIGNING AND RUNNING A PROJECT
Researching a project
Planning a project
Carrying out a project
Publicizing a project
Evaluating a project

4 PROJECTS THAT BRING PEOPLE
TOGETHER

Block Cleanups
Block Watch
Block Parents
Community Crime Prevention
Heritage home guard
Urban Signaling
Environmental Projects
Gleening Projects
Community Image-making
Visioning Exercises
Block Parties
Block Yard Sales
Festivals
Parades

5 PRACTICES THAT BUILD COMMUNITY
AND DEMOCRACY

Intergenerational Activities
Child Minding Co-ops
Community Kitchens
The Walking School-bus
River guardians
Awards for Contributions to Local Democracy
Good neighbor awards
Citizens Juries
Rating Candidates for Public Office
Promoting spontaneous encounters
Crosstalk Cafés
Sharing Networks
Pro-bono Networks
Reciprocal care
Salons
Kitchen Table Discussion Groups
Reading Circles
Study Circles
Community-wide study circles
New community partnerships
All Sorts of Other Activities

6 IAF ORGANIZING

7 PREVENTING GRASSROOTS WILT
Grassroots Wilt 1: Lack of time
Grassroots Wilt 2: Self-destructive group behavior
Grassroots Wilt 3: Tiny fifedoms
Grassroots Wilt 4: Corrosive people
Grassroots Wilt 5: Activist motivations
Grassroots Wilt 6: No Cooperation between citizens and government
Grassroots Wilt 7: Counteractive Tactics
Grassroots Wilt 8: Technocratic Control
Grassroots Wilt 9: Leaving everyone behind
Grassroots Wilt 10: The Catch 22 of Collective Action

8 STRATEGIC ACTION

Creating a Strategy
Spawning
Workshops
Coalitions
The Strategy of Social Protest

9 DIRECT CONTACT
Contacting government bureaucrats
Contacting elected politicians
Meetings with Decision Makers
Public Meetings
Accountability Sessions

10 MEDIA ADVOCACY
Creating Messages
Creating actual communications
Media Relations
Timing
Surveys, Freedom of information requests
Media advisories / News releases
Op-Eds, & Letters to the Editor
Video News Releases
Press Conferences
Ads that become news
Cable TV production
Radio
Preparing for Interviews
Narrowcasting

11 CONFRONTATION 101
Ghandi's top eight methods
Rules for Radicals
Citizen Investigations
Direct Action
Web action
Extreme versions of direct action

12 APPENDICES
Social Movements: A summary of what works
Framing the News
Serving customers or engaging citizens?
How to increase community participation