The New Math of Grassroots Community Work (1+10 = 50,000: In Four and One-Half Months).


  • Peter Biehl Director of the Amy Biehl Foundation, PO Box 14, La Quinta, CA 92253
  • Rolene Miller


This narrative is written by Peter Biehl, father of Amy Biehl, who was murdered in South Africa in 1993. It chronicles the Biehl family's effort to honor Amy's life and her commitment to social justice. Following her death, the family created the Amy Biehl Foundation. Co-author Rolene Miller never met Amy. With her own commitment to social change, Rolene began MOSAIC - a program addressing domestic violence in South Africa by training township women as community workers. She describes MOSAIC'S genesis and how the Any Biehl Foundation provides support for the program's continuation. Many parallels and coincidences resulted in the intersection of Amy's dreams, the Amy Biehl Foundation, and MOSAIC. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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Biehl, P., & Miller, R. (2014). The New Math of Grassroots Community Work (1+10 = 50,000: In Four and One-Half Months). Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 2(4), 21–28. Retrieved from



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