- We Are One: The People's Association Journey 1960-2010
- Mesra – 20 Years On
- Citizens, Conversations & Collaborations Chronicles of the Citizens’ Consultative Committee
- Chingay – Singapore on Parade
- Women's Executive Committees Celebrate their 40th Anniversary
- Of Courage And Character Outward Bound Singapore: The First 40 Years
Publications by the CCs
- Our Home on the Hill
- I Love Bishan – Celebrating Community-Building in Bishan
- 1. Bukit Batok My Home 2. Bukit Batok Community Club Official Opening Souvenir Magazine
- Joo Chiat – A Living Legacy
- The Realisation of a Dream
This fully illustrated coffee table book traces the PA’s journey, from its humble beginnings to the iconic national organisation it is today. We Are One is a must-read for anyone fascinated by Singapore’s success story in uniting a nation, and about PA, which has become so entrenched in our social landscape. Offering bite-sized information and peppered with anecdotes and personal glimpses, We Are One covers the many aspects of PA and how it plans to carry on its mission to build and to bridge communities in achieving One People, One Singapore.
The coffee-table book documents the contributions of Malay leaders and the Malay-Muslim community to nation building and the grassroots movement. Published to commemorate the 20th anniversary of MESRA, this book serves to help readers understand how the Malay-Muslim community has contributed to Singapore's racial harmony, progress and prosperity by maintaining a unique balance between the needs of the society-at-large and the Malay community.
Chronicles of the Citizens’ Consultative Committee
The Citizens’ Consultative Committee (CCC) is a people’s movement that grew out of a time of tumultuous political change and social upheaval. Formed as goodwill committees, the CCCs play vital roles in maintaining good race relations, improving the lives of residents and act as a bridge between the government and the people. This book tells the story of the CCCs, through the eyes of top policy makers and grassroots leaders who served in the CCCs over the years.
Chingay Parade celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2007. To mark the occasion, a commemorative book entitled Chingay – Singapore on Parade was published. Read more on how this simple procession morphed into a world-class multicultural festival that celebrates diversity yet remain united as one nation. Trace the history of Chingay up till today in this colourful 157-page hard cover photo book at $35.
The Women Executive Committees (WECs) celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2007. To commemorate this occasion, a book entitled Women Empowering Community – Commemorating 40 Years of Singapore Women in Grassroots was published. This book also charts the milestones of WECs and showcases the commitments and achievements made by these women grassroots leaders. WECs play an important role in encouraging women to contribute to the community and Singapore’s society.
Outward Bound Singapore: The First 40 Years
Publications by the CCs
Our Home on the Hill is a coffee-table book which chronicles the development of Bukit Batok from 1972 to 2008. It also celebrates the contributions of the late Dr Ong Chit Chung, former adviser to the Bukit Batok GRC grassroots organisations, and showcases the contributions of grassroots leaders to the community.
Get a copy of the book by donating $50 to the Bukit Batok Community Club
(Contact no.at 65647061).
Although only 369 hectares in size, Bishan houses many facilities, from educational institutes such as Raffles Institution to community service groups such as the Salvation Army. I Love Bishan tells readers everything they need to know about Bishan – the history, the facilities, the residents and the kampong spirit of Bishan.
For enquiries, please contact Bishan CC.
The Bukit Batok Community Club Official Opening Souvenir Magazine was published to celebrate the official opening of Bukit Batok Community Club in 1993. In this publication, one can read about Bukit Batok’s past and present and the different activities and services offered by the CC. In another publication titled Bukit Batok My Home, one can find out more on the facilities, services and activities offered in the estate which aim to benefit and help its residents. It also features stories on selected famous people who live in the estate including radio deejay, Anna Lim and Dr Ong Chit Chung, Member of Parliament for Bukit Batok. For enquiries, please contact Bukit Batok CC.
Once a land of coconut plantations, Joo Chiat has transformed into a community where tradition and modernity thrive. Named after businessman Chew Joo Chiat, the area now houses many historical architecture, famous food stalls, and cultural and religious practices. Find out more about Joo Chiat’s colourful past, changing landscape, diverse community and distinctive sense of identity in the book titled Joo Chiat –A Living Legacy. Also read up more on the architecture, food, people and culture of Joo Chiat from this book.
For enquiries, please contact Joo Chiat CC.
The Realisation of a Dream was published by the Kampong Glam Citizen’s Consultative Committee (CCC) to commemorate its 40th Anniversary in 2005. This book tells the story of Kampong Glam – how the district transformed from its relatively rundown state to one that is filled with vibrancy. It includes how the first settlement began, how Kampong Glam played a part in nation building back in the 60s and 70s, what was done to bond the people living in Kampong Glam in the 80s and how the CCC dealt with the changing times and needs in the 90s and the new millennium.
For enquiries, please contact Kampong Glam CC.