From the blog of the National Council on Crime and [...]
Alan Mallach’s blog post, "Hung Up on Gentrification? Don’t Be" [...]
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.
This is an excerpt of the video from an event held at the Center for American Progress in February 2010.
League of California Cities Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum [...]
This report provides an overview of the process that community activists have used to attract new fresh food retailers into disinvested urban communities.
This hands on guidebook is filled with detailed direction that will provide practitioners with a starting point for organizing comprehensive commercial district revitalization efforts.
This guide is designed to assist CDCs in becoming educated consumers as they think about, plan and become partners in joint ventures with for-profit developers.
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.
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.