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Urban-Community Projects

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

 

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Urban-Community Project of the Month

 

Ayse Pamuk International Affordable Housing Image Collection 

 

Putting Open Data to Work for Communities

 

Past Urban Community Projects

1965 Moynihan Report: The Negro Family Revisited

 

2009 Israeli Arab / Palestinian Public Opinion Survey

 

The 2010 State of Evaluation Report

 

A Choice With No Options: Atlanta Public Housing Residents' Lived Experiences in the Face of Relocation

 

A City is not a Toy: How SimCity Plays with Urbanism

 

The Anchor Dashboard: Aligning Institutional Practice to Meet Low-Income Community Needs

 

Coping with the Great Recession: Disparate Impacts on Economic Well-Being in Poor Neighborhoods

 

The End of the Segregated Century

 

A Growing Tradition, Examining the African American Family Foundation

 

A New Goal for America's High Schools: College Preparation for All

 

An Introduction to the Cuban Revolution and Its Current Challenges

 

Anchor Institutions and Urban Economic Development: From Community Benefit to Shared Value

 

At What Cost?: HIV and Human Rights Consequences of the Global War on Drugs

 

Ayse Pamuk International Affordable Housing Image Collection 

 

Community Benefit Agreements: the power, practice and promise of a responsible redevelopment tool (Annie E Casey Foundation)

 

Designing Dredge Studio: Toledo

 

A Dream Denied: The Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S. Cities

 

Eminent Domain: Implications for Community Redevelopment Efforts (Annie E Casey Foundation)

 

A Study of Closing Costs for FHA Mortgages

 

Alcohol Outlets as Attractors of Violence and Disorder: A Closer Look at the Neighborhood Environment  

 

Biggest Bang for the Buck: Researchers Weigh Stimulus Proposals

 

BMHA Perry Choice Neighborhood

 

Buffalo Shrinking City Studio

 

Building a Healthy Community: A Roadmap to Investment in the Central City South Neighborhood

 

Capital Availability in Inner Cities: What Role for Federal Policy? 

 

Charlotte Housing Authority's Moving Forward Program

 

Civic Engagement; Public Service, Personal Responsibility (Magazine of the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark)

 

Confronting Concentrated Poverty in Fresno

 

Cops, Kids and Culture

 

Diversity Awarnesses Quizzes - downloadable  

 

Do Federally Assisted Households have Access to High Performing Public Schools?

 

Dr. Kings Dream Denied: Fourty Years of Failed Federal Enforcement (2008 Fair Housing Trends Report)

 

Empowering Local Communities: Through Leadership Development and Capacity Building  

 

The End of Segregation? Hardly 

 

E Pluribus...Separation: Deepening Double Segregation for More Students

 

Evidence Matters: Transforming Knowledge into Housing and Community Development Policy (March 2014)  

 

Failed Promises: Assessing Charter Schools in the Twin Cities

 

Federal Policy Ideas for Community Revitalization 

 

The Foreclosure Generation: The Long-Term Impact of the Housing Crisis on Latino Children and Families

 

Forging a New Housing Policy: Opportunities in the Wake of Crisis

 

Getting things done together: A workbook for achieving goals regionally

 

Healthy Eating and Physical Activity: Addressing Inequalities in Urban Environments 

 

High-Speed Internet Connectivity in North Carolina's Distressed Urban Areas

 

Hopeworks 'N Camden

 

Housing in America: The baby boomers turn 65

 

How Public is Private Philanthropy?

 

Immigration Policy and Less-Skilled Workers in the United States

 

In the Face of Gentrification: Case Studies of Local Efforts to Mitigate Displacement 

 

Investing in Community Land Trusts: A Coversation with Funders of CLTs

 

Is the Grass Always Greener?: Destination Characteristics of Former Public Housing Residents Views Six Months After Relocation

 

Journal of Community Power Building, Volume IV

 

The Labor Market Performance of Young Black Men in the Great Recession

 

Laying the groundwork for change: Demolition, urban strategy, and policy reform

 

Local Food Systems: Concepts, Impacts, and Issues

 

Low-Income Families and Communities (Brookings Institution)

 

Making a Business Case for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care: Key Issues and Observations

 

Managing Neighborhood Change: A Framework for Sustainable and Equitable Revitalization

 

Maximizing the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Opportunity

 

Mayors' Resource Guide on Vacant and Abandoned Properties

 

Move Out to Where: Initial Relocation Destinations of Former Public Housing Residents in Atlanta a Preliminary Brief

 

National Neighborhood Indicators Project 

 

The Nonprofit Sector in Brief: Public Charities, Giving and Volunteering

 

North Carolina's Distressed Urban Tracts: A View of the State's Economically Disadvantaged Communities

 

Out of Reach 2010

 

Parent Power and Urban School Reform

 

Partnerships for Joint Use: Expanding the Use of Public School Infrastructure to Benefit Students and Communities

 

Partnership for Sustainable Communities - General Resources  

 

PFBC Technical Assistance for the Gary, Indiana (APA Planning and the Black Community Division)

 

Public Administration and the Impact Economy

 

Public School Choice in the District of Columbia A Descriptive Analysis

 

Putting Open Data to Work for Communities  

 

Race, Equity and Smart Growth: Why People of Color Must Speak for Themselves

 

Race Relations 2006: A Research Study

 

RACIAL ATTITUDES IN AMERICA: TRENDS AND INTERPRETATIONS

 

Racial Wealth Divde (RWD) Program 

 

The Reciprocal Relationship Between Housing and School Integration

 

Refugees from Central American gangs

 

Regulatory Report, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (NYU Institute for Policy Integrity)

 

Restoring the Health of Your Organization: A Practical Guide to Curing and Preventing Curruption in Local Governments and Communities

 

The Rivertown Simulation  

 

The Role of Investors in The One-To-Three Family REO Market: The Case of Cleveland

 

Shelter Force Fall 2007 Issue on Houing Policy

 

Social housing in New York Or: How NYCHA managed not to demolish the projectS

 

Special Issue on Active Transportation (SUSTAIN)

 

Social Capital and Social Geography

 

State of Black America 2013

 

State of New York City's Subsidized Housing

 

Strategic Property Code Enforcement and Impacts on Surrounding Markets

 

Team-Building and Participation: Guide to Tips on Principles and Practices

 

The Crisis Continues: Black Male Joblessness in Milwaukee 2007   

 

The Dirksen Center Projects 

 

The Economic Costs of Poverty in the United States: Subsequent Effects of Children Growing Up Poor  

 

The Mechanics of City-School Initiatives: Transforming Neighborhoods of Distress & Despair into Neighborhoods of Choice and Promise

 

The Nonprofit Sector and the Federal Budget: Fiscal Year 2006 and Beyond 

 

The Quest for Inner-City Transformation

 

The State of Public Schools in Post-Katrina New Orleans

 

Threat and Humiliation: Racial Profiling, National Security, and Human Rights in the United States

 

The Uncharted, Uncertian Future of HOPEIV Redevelopments

 

The Urban Institute's Program on Neighborhoods and Youth Development: Understanding How Place Matters for Kids

 

Unions, Community-Based Organizations, and Pre-Apprenticeship Programs 

 

Urban Research-Based Action Network Newsletter

 

Urban Transition Historical GIS Project

 

US 2010: Discover America In the New Century (Census and other reports on segregation, race, and housing)

 

Vibrant Communities Canada 2002-2010 Evaluation Report

 

"We Are Not Just A Band-Aid": How Homeless Service Providers in Chicago Carry Out Policy Advocacy

 

Weathering the Storm; Have IDAs Helped Low-Income Homebuyers Avoid Foreclosure? 

 

Where Did They Go?: The Decline of Middle-Income Neighborhoods in Metropolitan America 

 

Working Toward a Just World: Visions, Experiences and Challenges

 

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