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Featured Sites

This area of the Cyberhood contains links to websites that may be of interest to scholars, students, and practitioners working in communities of color and poor central city neighborhoods.


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Site of the Month


Stanford Law School: Stanford Center for Racial Justice


  Library of Links







ADL H.E.A.T. Map




Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Online Data Mapping Tool (HUD)

American Civil Liberties Union  


Anchor Institutions Task Force


Anti-Discrimination Center





Aspen Institute Project Play


Association for Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA)


The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now


Association for Critical Sociology


the Atlantic


Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies


Black Community Division of the American Planning Association


Black Lives Matter  


The Bridgespan Group


[BROOKINGS] How we rise: The Russian Invasion of Ukraine shows racism has no boundaries


Brown University's Diversity and Disparities Data Base (w/ 2020 Census Data Updated)


candid.org  Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces to become Candid, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it.


CCNY Dominican Studies Institute  


Center for American Progress


The Center for Community Change


The Center for Social Justice


Centre for Social Justice  


Centre for Urban Schooling, University of Toronto


Center on Race & Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh 


Cities & Climate Change Network


Cities after coronavirus: how Covid-19 could radically alter urban lifeCities Regrowing Smaller (CIRES)


City Futures Research Centre, UNSW Sydney


The Community Development Society


Community Solutions




Community and Grassroots Association (ARNOVA)




ComplexCity Laboratory


The Conference Board of Canada


The Conversation






Cornell Digital Commons


CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance

Data for Black Lives


Data Portal: Shootings & Firearm Discharges in the City of Toronto


Disarm the Police.com


Diversity Data 


The Dream Revisited  


East Coast Gang Investigators Association  




Emory University, Office of University-Community Partnership


e.polis an online student journal of urban studies 


Equal Rights Center  


Global Center for Climate Justice


The Greenlining Institute


Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Blog 


High Opportunity Neighborhood Partners


Housing Finance Policy Center  


Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME)


The Hustle: Economics of the Underground Commercial Sex Industry   


Inclusionary Housing Calculator 2.0  


Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs


Inclusionary Housing



Independent Progressive Politics Network


The International City/County Management Association 


Journal of Public Management & Social Policy


Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) Blog  


Journal of Urban Affairs (new site)  


Latinos and Planning Division of the American Planning Association 




McGill University Institute for Health and Social Policy


The Marshall Project: Nonprofit Journalism about Criminal Justice


The Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI)


Mapping Segregation in Washington, DC


Marxist Studies in Global and Asian Perspectives Blog


Miseducation: Is there racial inequality in your schools? 


Mistra Urban Futures


Modeling the Spread of COVID-19 in UCLA Classrooms: What would happen if UCLA students returned in the fall to take in-person classes?


The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People


National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N'COBRA)  


The National Association of Development Organizations


National Bussiness Incubator Association  


The National Civic League  


National Coalition on School Diversity


National Congress for Community Economic Development  


The National Council of La Raza  


National Fair Housing Alliance


National Federation for Just Communities 


National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities  


National Police Violence Map


The Nature of Cities




North Carolina State University, Institute for Nonprofits, Teaching Resource Packets Website 


Organizing Engagement


Partnership for the Public Good (PPG) 


PEW Research Center for Social and Demographic Trends


Planetizen: Pollution, Place, and the Unnecessary Tragedy of Premature Death: Lessons for COVID-19


The Planners Network    




Poverty & Race Research Action Council


Progressive Cities Website


Progressive City: Radical Alternatives


Purdue Global University: 45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students


Race, Ethnicity and the City (NEW JOURNAL)


Race Forward


Radical Housing Journal (www.radicalhousingjournal.org)


The Racial Justice Project




Right to the City.Org 






Society for the Study of Social Problems  


Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences


Stanford Law School: Stanford Center for Racial Justice


STREETBLOG USA: OP-Ed - Whose Street? Black Streets 


The Structural Racism Remedies Repository


Sustainable South Bronx  




University of Denver, Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning



Urban Alliance on Race Relations 


Urban Justice Center


The Urban League 


URBAN Research Network   


Western New York Peace Center


Woodstock Institute


Worker Rights Consortium






Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)


The Brooking Institution


Case Western Reserve University Social Justice Institute 


The Center for Education Reform 


CityStates: Commentary on and Urban World


Current Urban Studies (a new open access journal)


The Economic Policy Institute  


European Urban Knowledge Network 


Housing Education and Research Association


The Hubert Project


Kinder Institute for Urban Research




National Center for Charitable Statistics


National Center for Charitable Statistics


National Center for Education Statistics  


National Conference of Black Political Scientists 


National Consortium of Housing Research Centers


National Institute of Health


PDI Advisor


Philosophy of the City  


Poverty & Race Research Action Council 




Urban Affairs Association


The Urban Portal


U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


U.S. Census


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


U.S. Government Acountibility Office  


U.S. Government Printing Office


The World Bank 




What is Juneteenth: National Museum of African American History and Culture


Zippia, Scholarships Dedicated to Minority Students



The Alternative Press Center  


Air America


The American Prospect 


Asians in America Magazine  




Black Press USA


Diversity Issues in Higher Education  


Ebony/Jet Magazine   




The Huffington Post   


Latino News


Mother Jones




The Nation


National League of Cities Emerging Issues Column


Native American Times


Next American City




Social Science Research News


Stanford Social Innovation Review


Urbanities: Journal of Urban Ethnography



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