By Timothy K. Fitzgerald

Synopsis:
A Diamond within the tough is a continuation of Timothy ok. Fitzgerald’s trilogy started with Wawona Brotherhood, outlining scholar activism through the Vietnam struggle and his campus’ struggle for racial equality.

In his moment historic 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 pals subscribe to the operating type of Silicon Valley to enforce low source of revenue housing and jobs for the operating terrible, aiding those who 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 marketplace city to the Capital of Silicon Valley … local teams remodeled urban politics by means of changing citywide council elections with election through district – within the strategy defeating the pro-growth political machine.” – Terry Christianson, former chair, San Jose nation college Political technological know-how division, and chief of Redistricting of San Jose

“Fitzgerald is ready to ‘bring to lifestyles’ the hidden forces that create monetary inequality in gigantic towns during this quantity … how a speedily becoming 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 neighborhood faculties in California. He graduated from SJSU within the ‘70s, majoring in U.S. heritage 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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