Shelterforce: Neighborhood Improvement Can Prevent Gentrification

Alan Mallach’s blog post, "Hung Up on Gentrification? Don’t Be" [...]

By | 2015-09-16T04:06:30+00:00 July 8th, 2013|Commercial Revitalization, Move, Strategy|Comments Off on Shelterforce: Neighborhood Improvement Can Prevent Gentrification

Brookings: Retail Trade as a Path to Neighborhood Revitalization

Does retail development lead to residential change or the other way around? In this chapter we evaluate data on changing neighborhoods which suggests that retail revitalization can actually help prevent gentrification.

By | 2014-06-20T22:48:56+00:00 March 6th, 2010|Commercial Revitalization, Strategy|Comments Off on Brookings: Retail Trade as a Path to Neighborhood Revitalization

Commercial Revitalization Planning Guide

This hands on guidebook is filled with detailed direction that will provide practitioners with a starting point for organizing comprehensive commercial district revitalization efforts.

By | 2014-06-20T22:50:58+00:00 November 6th, 2006|Commercial Revitalization, Strategy|Comments Off on Commercial Revitalization Planning Guide

Multi-Lingual Welfare to Work Collaboration

I coordinated a community planning process focused on the challenge of welfare to work. The process involved 35 social service agencies serving two Oakland neighborhoods. The collaboration secured over $2.5 million from 9 funding sources for a pilot program.

By | 2014-06-20T22:52:08+00:00 May 4th, 1999|Strategy|Comments Off on Multi-Lingual Welfare to Work Collaboration

Lower San Antonio Neighborhood Plan

This plan grew out of a 2 year community planning process involving over 1000 neighborhood residents. I led a team of planners and community organizers in an outreach process to bring together cultural institutions from the area's many different ethnic groups.

By | 2014-06-20T22:52:14+00:00 May 4th, 1998|Strategy|Comments Off on Lower San Antonio Neighborhood Plan