Jane Addams's memoir of her experience running a settlement house on Chicago's West Side includes portraits of people in need and is a model for community service. Addams firmly believed that education and social activity were essential aspects of any program to turn lives around.
"Quite interesting !"
Hull House was visited each week by around 2000 people. Her adult night school was a forerunner of the continuing education classes offered by many universities today. In this book, Jane Addams reflects on labor, discrimination, welfare, education, and the role of democracy and government in relation to improving the lives of society's less fortunate.
"Hard to follow at times but somewhat interesting"