Issue #141, May/June 2005
The Power of a Community-Based Development Coalition By Dan Immergluck
The rise and fall of the Chicago Association of Neighborhood Development Organizations illustrates the challenges facing advocacy organizations when they shift to service delivery.
Cleveland’s Housing Court By Bob Jaquay
Is it good for the community? The neighborhood? The block? These are the questions that drive decisions in one city’s housing court.
Listening to the Community By Mary Keefe
Hope Community Inc. organized residents to discuss and plan the future of a local park, allowing them to control the change in their neighborhood.
Making the Case for Employer-Assisted Housing By Robin Snyderman
Financial help from business owners, matched by public dollars, enables hundreds of people to live close to their jobs in Chicago. The idea is catching on.
Mary Moody: Going Against the Grain By Damien Jackson
After experiencing North Carolina’s shelter system first hand, Mary Moody began a crusade to ease the plight of the homeless.
Life and Hope By John Atlas
Mossik Hacobian’s 11-year drive to reduce neighborhood crime led to an island of safety for young people.
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