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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


e.polis an online student journal of urban studies


  Library of Links



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


Black Community Division of the American Planning Association


Black Lives Matter  


The Bridgespan Group


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 Regrowing Smaller (CIRES)


The Community Development Society


Community Solutions




Community and Grassroots Association (ARNOVA)




ComplexCity Laboratory


The Conference Board of Canada


The Conversation



Cornell Digital Commons


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  




Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Blog


Homelesshub http://homelesshub.ca/

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


Inner City Revitalization Corporation 


The International City/County Management Association


The Johnson Park Restoration Fund


Journal of Public Management & Social Policy


Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) Blog  


Journal of Urban Affairs (new site)  


Laboratory for Approaches in International Research and Experiences


Latinos and Planning Division of the American Planning Association


League of United Latin American Citizens




McGill University Institute for Health and Social Policy


The Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI)


Mapping Segregation in Washington, DC


Miseducation: Is there racial inequality in your schools?

MIFI Markets


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 Advocate Online 


National Fair Housing Alliance


National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities


National Federation for Just Communities


National Housing Conference


National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities  


National Police Violence Map


Neighborhood Watch Early Warning System


Nine Charts about Wealth Inequality in America


NY Stimulus Alliance


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


Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies


Open Air Market Network


Open Source Cities


The Opportunity Atlas (a tool for mapping neighborhood opportunity in the US)

PACE-Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement


Peter Marcuse's Blog


PICO National Network




The Planners Network  




Poverty & Race Research Action Council




Progressive Cities Website


Progressive City: Radical Alternatives


Pyatok Architects, Inc.


The Racial Justice Project


 Radical Localism: Empowering Communities  




Rebuild New Orleans


Redefining the Dream (Ball State University)


Reinvestment Partners


Right to the City.Org


Rutgers - Public Administration Gateway


Social Justice Sojourns  


Society for the Study of Social Problems 


Sociology Education Resource Guide  


Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences


Sustainable Cities Collective  


Sustainable South Bronx


SweatFree Communities


The President's Challenge




University of Denver, Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning




Urban Affairs Forum


Urban Alliance on Race Relations


The Urban Community Corporation


Urban Displacement  

The Urban League


Urban Reinventors


URBAN Research Network  


Vacant Properties Research Network  


The Video Project  


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 Cancer Institute - Behavioral Research


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


SOCDS Census Data 






Surging Seas

Urban Affairs Association


University Community Collaborative, Temple University

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








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


Social Science Space


Stanford Social Innovation Review



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