chapter  6
Getting things done in the community: Shirley’s literacy practices
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INTERVIEWER: Can you tell me about the petition? SHIRLEY: Well…it started off about two months ago which would be

what… July. When I was listening to various people and they were going on about the housing action area and that it wasn’t going to be covering their homes higher up the Springside area. So, when I mentioned to various people about getting a petition sorted, they decided, ‘Yes, it would be a good idea to get one sorted’. But nobody seemed to want to make the initial move. So I set to and started it off.