Issue #140, March/April 2005
Network Organizing: A Strategy for Building Community Engagement By William J. Traynor and Jessica Andors
In weak market cities where cynicism and dysfunction have become the norm, it takes a different kind of organizing to bring people together to demand change.
Back From the Brink By David Holtzman
A vibrant CDC has helped spark a revival in a city long beset by post-industrial gloom.
Restoring Neighborhoods, Rebuilding Markets By Alan Mallach
Cities and neighborhoods in decline should consider adopting strategies that will change their housing markets for the better, and at the same time preserve affordability.
Back to Court By Philip Tegeler
The Thompson v. HUD court ruling found that the department was liable in the concentration of poor minorities in certain areas of Baltimore. What steps can HUD take to remedy the situation and desegregate the country’s public housing?
Advocates for Healthy Housing By Ralph Scott
Environmental justice and tenant advocates are getting together to document lead, asthma and other hazards in their housing and winning policy changes as a result.
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