Multi-Level Governance / Networking

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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2009 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractThe Riverside Youth Court is a restorative justice program for first-time juvenile offenders. The program is designed to provide youth a second chance to stem criminal behavior by early corrective action while providing education about the juvenile justice system.... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:24am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2009 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractThe Westside Crime Prevention Program coordinated a collaboration between the New York Police Department and the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center to address safety and security for senior citizens residing in public housing developments on the Upper West Side of... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:19am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2011 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractProvidence’s Olneyville neighborhood is fortunate to be the home to the Olneyville Collaborative, an engaged coalition of community stakeholders, convened by staff from Olneyville Housing Corporation (OHC), Rhode Island LISC’s Building Sustainable Communities lead... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:16am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2011 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractTwo neighborhoods, just four miles apart in the vast sprawl of San Diego’s ravines and canyons, are walking two different paths toward community improvement. Greater Logan Heights, a largely Latino neighborhood that was once mostly African-American, is methodically... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:12am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation DateFebruary 2009 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractAs 2011 approaches, Indianapolis LISC is marking the New Year with a slew of new and innovative programs, many of which build on the success of its Great Indy Neighborhoods Initiatives (GINI). GINI was a citywide collaborative approach to community development... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:07am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2011 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractIt is clear that the foreclosure and unemployment crises have hit Detroit hard. But what might be less well know is the remarkable work being done in communities across the city to help families stabilize their financial outlook, support commercial redevelopment, restore... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:03am
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Author(s)The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships DateN/A Source The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships AbstractThe Calgary Courts Centre, located in downtown Calgary, houses the Calgary Court of Appeals, the Court of Queen’s Bench and four divisions of the Provincial Court. With the goals of consolidation and sustainability, the Province of Alberta... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:01am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2011 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractBay Area LISC has been among the pioneers of the national LISC Building Sustainable Communitiesmodel, known locally Neighbors Excelling Together (NExT). For several years, NExT has been helping fuel comprehensive community development in San Francisco’s Chinatown and... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 11:59pm
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Author(s)The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships Date2006 Source The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships AbstractPrior to the addition of the New York Avenue Metro Station, the Washington, DC, Metro system bypassed an urban, economically underdeveloped neighborhood known as NoMa, for its location north of Massachusetts Avenue. The neighborhood is home to... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 11:58pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation DateFebruary 2009 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractWith plans, puzzle pieces and multiple players, the event might sound like a popular board game, but, actually, it’s Houston LISC’s innovative approach to engaging communities through Quality of Life Agreements. A part of LISC’s Great Opportunity Neighborhoods... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 11:55pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date1998 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractThis article proposes mixing community policing and community development with the objective of having economic development and community safety mechanisms reinforce one another to prevent the typical plight of urban neighborhoods. It includes a discussion of the... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 11:52pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2000 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractKey to community development is the realization that each parcel of land is a potential resource to the revitalization of a community. Land which is presently used in a manner consistent with the strategic growth plan of a community, whether as residences, retail... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 11:44pm
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Author(s)The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships Date2008 Source The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships AbstractBuilt in 1936 as a WPA project, the Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant has been contractually-managed and operated since 1980. The plant serves 106,000 people living within the City of Gresham and in surrounding suburbs. Nearing the conclusion... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 11:31pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2002  SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThe Whole Agenda: The Past and Future of Community Development describes the broad-based achievements community development corporations (CDCs) have made over the past several decades, where the community development industry is headed, and what this means for inner... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 11:09pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2003 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractAt their best, mixed-use projects create vital places that use space and public infrastructure efficiently by promoting pedestrian and transit-friendly environments. Often at the center of efforts to revitalize under-utilized property in inner-city commercial districts... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 10:15pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2003 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractAt their best, mixed-use projects create vital places that use space and public infrastructure efficiently by promoting pedestrian and transit-friendly environments. Often at the center of efforts to revitalize under-utilized property in inner-city commercial districts, mixed... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 10:10pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2004 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractIn 1995, Ambassadors for Christ Ministries created the TARGET (Teaching Area Residents in Gresham and Englewood to Take part in) Area Development Corporation in the Auburn Gresham and Englewood neighborhoods of Chicago, Illinois, to address public safety with the hopes... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 10:00pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2002 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThe East Side Neighborhood Development Company in St. Paul, Minnesota, launched the Crime and Safety Committee in 1998 to take back its commercial district along Payne Avenue in East Side. This case study illustrates the efforts of the Company, in conjunction with Local... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 7:24pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2002 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractFounded in 1972 by those concerned with the future of the South Bronx, the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SOBRO) has long pursued a simple mission: reverse the flight of businesses, jobs, and opportunities from this most challenged community. This case... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 7:17pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2002 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractBurlington's Old North End (ONE) is the city's most historic, diverse, and impoverished neighborhood. This case study illustrates how the City's Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO) and Police Department (BPD) convened nonprofit agencies, neighborhood... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 7:14pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2002 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractFed up with illegal drug activities and a notorious neighborhood reputation, the Hilltop and Wright Park/Stadium community in Tacoma, Washington and the Tacoma Police Department's Sector 1 formed the Drug House Elimination Task Force (DHETF) in 1989 to operate through a... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 6:58pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2002 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation  AbstractIn 1995, The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and several city-wide and community-based agencies joined local residents to form the Grier Heights Neighborhood Initiative, to address crime and community development issues in one of Charlotte's challenged inner... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 6:55pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2002  SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThis case study illustrates the City of Phoenix targeted efforts to transform one of its oldest neighborhoods, the Garfield neighborhood. As one of five Neighborhood Initiative Areas and a designated Weed & Seed site, Garfield benefited from a coordinated and... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 6:50pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2003  SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThis case study focuses on Lagrange Weed & Seed/CSI in Toledo, Ohio, the first hybrid Weed & Seed/CSI project. The program illustrates the collaboration between a community development corporation, the Lagrange Development Corporation, with an extensive real... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 6:47pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2003 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractOut of the 25 neighborhoods in Providence, Rhode Island, Olneyville had the highest level of social and economic problems. A 1999 survey by the U.S. District Attorney’s Office revealed fear of perceived and real crime as the greatest concern, coupled with lack of police... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 6:43pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2003 SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThis case study illustrates the efforts of HomeSight, an affordable housing development corporation, LISC, and the Seattle Police Department in Southeast Seattle, a gateway and former bedroom community for Boeing Company. HomeSight's previous experience with community... read more
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 6:39pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2003 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract This case study illustrates the Dunbar EDC efforts in improving public safety in the Vernon-Central neighborhood of South Los Angeles (historically known as “South Central LA”) by creating bridges of trust between police, other criminal justice... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:46am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2003 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract In 1995, violent crime in Minneapolis' Phillips community drew national attenetion and earned the city the dubious nickname, Murderapolis. This case study illustrates how Amercian Indian Neighborhood Development Corporation (AINDC) adopted crime reduction as... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:41am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2003 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract In response to the rising gang and drug activity in downtown North Little Rock during the late 1980s and early 1990s, residents and property owners organized the Argenta Community Development Corporation to take back their neighborhood. This case study... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:37am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2003 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract The Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation (DBEDC) and its cadre of local partners developed and implemented a holistic strategy to address gang activity, drug dealing, crime attracting businesses and violent crime in one of Boston’s... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:32am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractExisting market forces are making Girard Avenue an ever more desirable location for opening a new business. This economic analysis of Girard Avenue reviews the current market trends and the opportunities in each of four sections along the length of Girard Avenue.... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:28am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractA great commercial corridor balances the needs of the various modes of transportation used on a along a street, be it foot, bicycle, care, trolley, or bus. This section of Girard Coalition INsights includes an idnetification and analysis of traffic, parking... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:23am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractIn order to attract a broad range of shoppers to Girard Avenue, the Girard Coalition has identified a number of streetscape details that need to be included in plans for the Avenue. This section of Girard Coalition INsights provides an analysis of streetscape needs and... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:19am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract The communities along Girard Avenue in Philadelphia, as well as the Girard Coalition, recognize that public art can enrich the quality of the street -- how it looks and how it feels to be there. This section of Girard Coalition INsights describes... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:15am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract Girard Coalition, Inc. has created a Design Guide for Girard Avenue in Philadelphia to assist building and business owners to plan and implement building improvements. This section of Girard Coalition INsights analyzes design-related issues such as the... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:11am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2004SourceLocal Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract Since March 2003, the Girard Coalition in Philadelphia has been working with stakeholders to prepare detailed plans for the revitalization of this commercial corridor. This introduction covers the history and goals of the Coalition and explains the process by... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 1:06am
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2005 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract This session covered all aspects of brownfields redevelopment -- from developing a brownfields strategy, including steps in assessment and redevelopment to identifying governmental and non-governmental resources, as well as innovative financing tools and... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 12:58am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2005 Source Local Initiatives Support CorporationAbstract Land Banks are public authorities created to efficiently acquire, hold, manage, and develop tax-foreclosed property. In this guidebook, Emory University Law Professor Frank Alexander explores the development of land banks in St. Louis, Cleveland, Louisville,... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 12:55am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2005 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract This Smart Metropolitan Neighborhoods series session included a discussion of the findings of the New Ecology, Inc. publication "Cost and Benefits of Green Affordable Housing." The discussion focused on how CDCs can routinely integrate environmentally... read more
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 12:32am
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2005 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract Co-sponsored by the American Planning Association and Smart Growth America, this session of the Smart Metropolitan Neighborhood series showcased three communities that used citizen-based planning to rebuild neighborhoods of choice, bringing multiple... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 11:52pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract In 1992, the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) started a revitalization project on Auburn Boulevard to respond to years of neglect. The SHRA is a public agency created by the City and County of Sacramento in 1973 as the County’s lead... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 11:48pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date 2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract The experiences of the public safety collaborations recognized during the first three years of the MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards support the argument that effective organizing is the catalyst for community revitalization.... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 11:43pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract Buffalo has suffered enormous population decline, high vacancy rates, troubled schools, persistent crime, increasing poverty and high unemployment. While certain portions of Buffalo’s West Side have been thriving real estate neighborhoods, other areas have... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 11:38pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date2004 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThe South Wedge Planning Committee (SWPC) began in 1975 as an outreach program of Calvary St. Andrews Church. It has since become a neighborhood-based, grassroots community development corporation serving the South Wedge community in southeast Rochester, New York... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 11:32pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation Date N/A Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract To respond to increasing crime and blight, the Edison neighborhood began working with a Neighborhood Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (NAPA) in 1998. The focus of the NAPA was to utilize a grassroots approach to crime prevention in a specific target area by... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 11:24pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation DateN/A Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractIn 1998, to better address local crime problems, then Police Commissioner John Timoney partnered with UCD to locate a Police Substation in University Citystaffed with 23 officers. The substation was located next door to UCD’s offices and supplemented the work... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 11:17pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation DateN/A Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractThe Auburn Boulevard Redevelopment Area was formed by the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency in 1992. This effort was launched to address the physical, economic and social deterioration of a 2-mile commercial corridor adjacent to interstate 80 in... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 11:00pm
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Author(s)The National council for Public-Private Partnerships Date2007 Source The National council for Public-Private Partnerships AbstractIn June 2005, after struggling for more than three decades to become a city, 94 percent of the voters in the unincorporated area of Sandy Springs approved a referendum in favor of cityhood. On December 1, 2005, this community of nearly 90,000... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 4:43pm
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Author(s)The National council for Public-Private Partnerships Date2007 Source The National council for Public-Private Partnerships AbstractIn 1977, the city of Great Falls, Montana, entered into a public-private partnership with Veolia Water (then Envirotech) to manage its new wastewater treatment facility. This year, Veolia Water celebrated its 30th year serving the Great Falls... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 4:40pm
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Author(s)The National council for Public-Private Partnerships Date2005 Source The National council for Public-Private Partnerships AbstractThe Metro Nashville District Energy System (DES) provides heating and cooling for approximately 40 buildings in downtown Nashville, including the State Capitol and other government buildings, the NFL's Tennessee Titans, The Gaylord Entertainment... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 4:37pm

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