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April-June 2016

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  • “Billion Dollar Bets” to Create Economic Opportunity for Every American Written by Debby Bielak, Devin Murphy, and Jim Shelton. Published by The Bridgespan Group (May 2016). www.bridgespan.org [15146]

January-March 2016

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  • "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" written by Harvard sociologist and 2015 MacArthur “Genius” winner Matthew Desmond. Published by Crown Publishing Group (1 March 2016). [15090]

  • Automatic Voter Registration: Finding America’s Missing Voters Written by Liz Kennedy, Lew Daly, & Brenda Wright. Published by Demos (2015). www.demos.org [15104]

  • Designing Public Financing Systems to Advance Equity and Independent Political Power Published by Demos (2016). www.demos.org/ [15101]

  • RACE AND ECONOMIC JEOPARDY FOR ALL: A Framing Paper for Defeating Dog Whistle Politics written by Ian Haney Lopez. Prepared for the AFL-CIO. (January 2016). diversity.berkeley.edu/ [15094]

  • Retirement Inequality Chartbook: How the 401(k) revolution created a few big winners and many losers Written by Natalie Sabadish and Monique Morrissey. PUblished by the Economic Policy Institute on September 6, 2013. www.epi.org/publication/retirement-inequality-chartbook/ [15096]

November/December 2015

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September/October 2015

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  • Economic Mobility in the United States (July 23, 2015). A report by The Pew Charitable Trusts. bit.ly/1EAQTI9 [14964]

  • The Benefits of Farm to School a fact sheet published by the WK Kellogg Foundation. (2015) bit.ly/1sANGUF [14973]

July/August 2015

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  • Community Safety: A Building Block for Healthy Communities (January 2015, 24 pp.), a report by the Prevention Institute and Advancement Project. Available at www.advancementprojectca.org [14910]

  • Development Without Displacement: Shifting the Narrative on Gentrification and Public Health (April 2015), a webinar by the Alameda County Health Department for the National Collaborative for Health Equity. Available at www.nationalcollaborative.org [14908]

  • Good Data = Good Decision Making for Community-Driven Change (April 2015, 18 pp.), a report by the Advancement Project. Available at www.advancementprojectca.org [14909]

  • Lessons from New York City’s Universal Pre-K Expansion: How a Focus on Diversity Could Make It Even Better (May 2015, 25 pp) discusses economic and racial justice by examining Pre-K programs. Available at www.tcf.org [14931]

  • Spring Edition of The Angle: 21st Century Movement for Economic Justice (May 2015, 11 pp.), a publication by the NAACP. Available at www.naacp.org/programs/entry/economic-opportunity www.naacp.org [14907]

May/June 2015

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  • "Brother, can you spare some time? Sustaining prosperity and social inclusion in America’s metropolitan regions," a new article by Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor in Urban Studies (May 2015), demonstrates a strong correlation between prolonged economic growth and lower levels of segregation and income inequality at the city level. [14868]

March/April 2015

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  • "The Mortgage Interest Deduction Across Zip Codes" A new brief from Benjamin H. Harris and Lucie Parker of the Brookings Institution and Urban Institute's Tax Policy Center, (December 2014, 7 pp.), available at www.brookings.edu [14803]

  • The Democracy Collaborative’s 2014 Impact Report on community wealth-building is available at democracycollaborative.org [14835]

  • The Natl. Community Reinvestment Coalition’s 2015 conf. will be March 25-28 in Wash., DC. Inf. available at www.ncrc.org [14836]

  • “Excluded from the Financial Mainstream: How the Economic Recovery is Bypassing Millions of Americans,” Jennifer Brooks, Kasey Wiedrich, Lebaron Sims, Jr. and Solana Rice, (January 2015, 20 pp.), Corporation for Enterprise Development, available at assetsandopportunity.org [14809]

November/December 2014

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  • "The National Equty Atlas," "a unique data tool for those working to transform America's broken economy into one that is equitable, resilient and prosperous," has been launched (2014) by PolicyLink and the Univ. of S. California's Program for Environmental & Regional Equity. Inf. at www.nationalequityatlas.orh [14771]

July/August 2014

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  • The Inevitable City: The Resurgence of New Orleans and the Future of Urban America, by Scott Cowen & Betsy Seifter, (2014, 242 pp., $27) has been published by Palgrave Macmillan [14713]

May/June 2014

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  • "Better Insurance Against Inequality," by Pobert Schiller, appearing in the NY Times, is available at www.nytimes.com/2014/04/13/business/better-insurance-against-inequality.html [14672]

  • "Better Insurance Against Inequality," by Robert Shiller, appearing in the NY Times, is available at www.nytimes.com/2014/04/13/business/better-insurance-against-inequality.html [14673]

  • "Inequality and the Jobs Report," by John Cassidy (1 p., April 2014), appeared in The New Yorker, available at http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/johncassidy/2014/04.inequality-and-the-jobs-report.html [14670]

  • "Redistribution, Equality and Growth," by Jonathan D. Ostry, Andrew Berg & Charalambos G. Tsangarides (30 pp., Feb. 2014), is an Internatl. Monetary Fund report, available at www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/sdn/2014/sdn1402.pdf [14669]

  • "Report Finds a Los Angeles in Decline" is the 2014(?) report of the Los Angeles 2020 Commn., headed by former Commerce Sec. Mickey Kantor, citing widespread poverty among the city's many problems. The April 10, 2014 NY Times> has a long story on it. [14659]

March/April 2014

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  • A Freedom Budget for All Americans: Recapturing the Promise of the Civil Rights Movement in the Struggle for Economic Justice Today, by Paul Le Blanc & Michael D. Yates (303 pp., 2013), has been published by Monthly Review Press. scott@monthlyreview.org [14514]

  • "Asset Building and Economic Security in Mississippi," by Wilhelmina Leigh & Melissa R. Wells (31 pp., Jan. 2014), from the Jt. Ctr. for Political & Econ. Studies, is available at www.jointcenter.org/sites/default/files/upload/research/files/Leigh and Wells - Asset Building in MS - 01.29.2014.pdf [14592]

  • Detroit: Three Pathways to Revitalization, by Lewis D. Solomon (171 pp., 2013), has been published by TransAction Books [14523]

  • "Voters Support Economic Justice Policies," by Anzalone Liszt Grove & The Feldman Group , from American Women, the Natl. Partnership for Women & Families, and the Rockefeller Family Fund (5 pp., Feb. 2014), is available at www.americanwomen.org/research/document/PUBLIC-RELEASE-AW-FEB-5-RELEASE-pdf [14586]

January/February 2014

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  • "Community and Labor: Synergies, Frictions, and Innovations " is the title of the 51-page Fall 2013 issue of Progressive Planning. 14 articles, on topics like Food, Space/Land Use, Education, Latin America. $10 from Planners Network, 106 W. Sibley Hall, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY 14853, www.plannersnetwork.org [14399]

  • "The Detroit Bankruptcy," by Wallace C. Tuberville (60 pp., Nov. 2013), a Demos report, is available at www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publications/Detroit_Bankruptcy-Demos.pdf [14430]

November/December 2013

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  • Mobilizing Communities: Asset Building as a Community Development Strategy, eds. Gary Paul & Ann Goetting (2013), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, tempress@temple.edu [14253]

September/October 2013

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  • "Immobile, unequal" is the heading of a short item in Left Business Observer, recommending an article by economics Prof. Miles Corak of the Univ. of Ottawa, to appear in a forthcoming issue of J. of Economic Perspectives. Corak is reachable at 613/562-5800, x4648, mcorak#uottawa.ca [14230]

July/August 2013

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  • "'Non-White' Gentrification in Chicago's Bronzeville and Pilsen: Racial Economy and the Intraurban Contingency of Urban Redevelopment," by Matthew B. Anderson & Carolina Sternberg (33 pp., May 2013), appeared in Urban Affairs Review49(3). Author contactable at matthew.anderson35@msubillings.edu [14135]

  • Great American City: Chicago and the Endruring Neighborhood Effects, by Robert J. Sampson (552 pp., Feb. 2012), has been published by Univ. Chicago Press. [14125]

  • "Integration and Exclusion: Urban Poverty, Public Housing Reform and the Dynamics of Neighbohood Restructuring," by Robert J. Chaskin (30pp., May 2013), appeared in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Author can be contacted at jc3@uchicago.edu [14122]

  • "Pillar Talk: Local Sustainability Initiatives and Policies in the United States -- Finding Evidence of the 'Three E's': Economic Development, Environmental Protection, and Social Equity," by Susan M. Opp, Kyle L. Saunders & Illinois Poverty Summit (40 pp., Jan. 2013), appeared in . Lead author contactable at susan.opp@colostate.edu [14055]

  • "Pillar Talk: Local Sustainability Initiatives and Policies in the United States -- Finding Evidence of the 'Three E's': Economic Development, Environmental Protection, and Social Equity," by Susan M. Opp & Kyle L. Saunders (40 pp., Jan. 2013), appeared in Urban Affairs Review. Lead author contactable at susan.opp@colostate.edu [14056]

  • "Renewing the American Social Contract: A New Vision for Improving Economic Security" (2012-2013) is available (no price listed) from The New America Fdn. Among the more than a dozen contributors are Robert Kuttner, Michael Lind, Dean Baker, Bruce Stokes. Inf. from freedman@newamerica.net [13971]

March/April 2013

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  • Economic Development Reform Model Legislation (2012) has been released by Good Jobs First. Available from them at goodjobs@goodjobsfirst.org, wwww.goodjobsfirst.org [13815]

  • "From Toxic Tours to Growing the Grassroots: Tensions in Critical Pedagogy and Community Development," by Celina Su & Isabelle Jagninski (Jan. 2013) is available at http;//dx.doi.org/10.1111/juaf.12003 [13846]

  • Investing in What Works for America's Communities is a 419-page, 2012 book produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco & the Low Income Investment Fund. 29 essays by such experts as Angela Glover Blackwell, Paul Grogan, Xavier de Souza Briggs, Ellen Seidman, one jointly penned by Shaun Donovan, Arne Duncan & Kathleen Sibelius, and many others. Available (possibly free) from FRBSF, 101 Market St., SF, CA 94105 and/or LIIF, 100 Pine St., #1800, SF, CA 94111. [13764]

January/February 2013

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  • "The State of Lending in America and its Impact on U.S. Households," by Debbie Bocian, Delvin Davis, Sonia Garrison & Bill Sermons (119 pp., Dec. 2012), by Debbie Bocian, Delvin Davis, Sonia Garrison & Bill Sermons, has been published by the Center for Responsible Lending. Available (no price given) from them at 202/349-1851, Bill.Sermons@responsiblelending.org [13737]

July/August 2012

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  • "2012 Advocates' Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy" is available from The National Low Income Housing Coalition (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Sheila Crowley), 202/662-1530, x246, sarah@nlihc.org [13443]

March/April 2012

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  • "Beyond GDP: New Measures for a New Economy" (Jan. 2012, 31 pp.) is available (no price given) from Demos, 220 Fifth Ave., 2nd flr., NYC, NY 10001, 212/633-1405, [13274]

  • Center for Social Policy Digest: Connecting Research and Communities has been initiated oout of the Center for Social Policy at UMass- Boston. Initial issue features "New Supplementary Poverty Measures an Improvement over Current Measure; Highlights Cliff Effects and Explosion in Near-Poor Families," by Randy Albelda. Contact vonvogler@umb.edu [13341]

  • Fair Play is the quarterly(?) of United for a Fair Economy, 29 Winter St., Boston, MA 02108, 617/423-2148, www.faireconomy.org [13333]

  • "Framework: The New Potential for Data in Managing Neighborhood Change," by G. Thomas Kingley & Kathryn Pettit is available (no price given) from the Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037. 202/833-7200. [13328]

  • "More than a roof: Case studies [Montgomery Cty, MD; Louisville; Boston; San Diego; Portland, OR; Lynn, MA] of public housing agency," by Maya Brennan, Maya Brennan & Jeffrey Lubell, a 19-page, Jan. 2012 Issue Brief, is available (possibly free) from the National Housing Center, 1900 M St. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/466-2121, www.nhc.org [13310]

  • Next Generation Community Revitalization: A Work in Progress is a project of The Bridgestone Group, offices in Boston, NYC and SF. Contact them at 535 Boylston St., 10th flr., Boston, MA 02116, 617/572-2833, www.bridgespan.org [13332]

  • The New Metropolis: Building a Sustainable and Healthy Bay Area in the Age of Global Warming, a 2-part film/community engagement project, by Andrea Torrice, is available from Torrice Productions, 3420 Cornell Pl., Cincinnati, OH 45220, 513/751-7050. [13290]

January/February 2012

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  • "Hidden in Plain Sight: Workers ar Baltimore's Inner Harbor and the Struggle for Fair Development," by United Workers & National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) -- 44 pp., Spring 2011 -- is downloadable at http://unitedworkers.org/fair-development/report-hidden-in-plain-site/; hard copy available (no price listed) from United Workers, PO Box 41547, Baltimore, MD 21203, 410/230-1998, info@unitedworkers.org [13220]

November/December 2011

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  • "Neighborhoods, Obesity, and Diabetes: A Randomized Social Experiment," by Jens Ludwig et al. (11 pp.), appeared in the Oct. 20, 2011 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. [13031]

September/October 2011

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  • Battle for Brooklyn is a (2011?) documentary on the Atlantic Yards struggle. Inf. on it from [12851]

  • "Opportunity-Rich Schools and Sustainable Communities: Seven Steps to Align High-Quality Education with Innovations in City and Metropolitan Planning and Development," by Deborah L. McKoy, Jeffrey M. Vincent & Ariel H. Bierbaum (63 pp., June 2011), is available (no price listed) from the Center for Cities & Schools, 316 Wurster Hall, #1870, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, jvincent@berkeley.edu, http://citiesandschools.berkeley.edu [12905]

  • "Promote Sustainable and Equitable Development" is a Aug. 2011 guide/toolkit, available (possibly free)from The Center for Housing Policy, 1900 M St. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036. [12939]

  • "The 2011 Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Guide" (33 pp.) has been produced by PolicyLink -- contact [12872]

  • The Research Triangle: From Tobacco Row to Global Prominence, by William Rohe (240 pp., 2011) has been published by Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. Using discount code P2F7 will give you
    20% off the list price. [12940]

July/August 2011

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  • "Post-Katrina New Orleans: A Welcoming Community?" is a special 4-page section, with lots of relevant data, in the Spring 2011 issue of Just South Quarterly, available (possibly free) from The Jesuit Social Research Institute of Loyola Univ., 6363 St. Charles Ave., Box 94, New Orleans, LA 70118-6143, 504/864-7746, jsri@loyno.edu, www.loyno/edu/jsri/ [12821]

May/June 2011

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  • "Dead or Alive at Fifty? Reading Jane Jacobs on Her Golden Anniversary," by Christopher Klemek, appeared in the Spring 2011 issue of Dissent. Reprints of the 5-page article likely available from the author, klemek@gwu.edu [12745]

  • Progressive Cities: Pierre Clavel of Cornell has a website on that topic (which, among other things, describes his "Progressive Cities and Neighborhood Planning" project) -- www.progressivecities.org [12751]

  • "The Rise and Fall of New Left Urbanism," by Christopher Klemek, is a 10-page article that appeared in the Spring 2009 issue of Daedalus. Reprints may be available from the author, klemek@gwu.edu [12685]

  • "The Role of Affordable Housing in Creating Jobs and Stimulating Economic Growth: Evidence in Brief," by Keith Wardrip, Laura Williams & Suzanne Hague (4 pp., Jan. 2011), is available (possibly free) from The Center for Housing Policy, 1900 M St. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/466-2121, chp-feedback@nhc.org. A companion, 20-page, Jan. 2011 "Review of the Literature," by the same 3 authors, is also available. www,nhc.org [12664]

  • The Transatlantic Collapseof Urban Renewal: Postwar Urbanism from New York to Berlin, by Christopher Klemek (336 pp., 2011, $40), has been published by Univ. of Chicago Press, www.press.chicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/T/bo11164862.html [12690]

March/April 2011

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  • "CNT Leads the Way in Creating Sustainable Communities," the Center for Neighborhood Technology's 21-page 2008-2009 Biennial Report, is available from them (likely free) at 2125 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647, 773/269-4031, www.cnt.org [12589]

  • "In Defense of the Community Reinvestment Act," by Jill Littrell & Fred Brooks (23 pp., 2010) appeared in the Journal of Community Practice, vol. 18. [12502]

  • Intractable Democracy: Fifty Years of Community-Based Planning, ed. Anusha Venkataraman (203 pp., 2010), is available ($20) from The Pratt Institute School of Architecture, 200 Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205, 718/676-4340, ltauber@pratt.edu [12611]

  • "Small Business Access to Credit: The Little Engine That Could" (13 pp., Dec. 2010) is available (no price given) from the California Reinvestment Coalition, 415/864-3980, kbedrossian@calreinvest.org. Available on their website: http://calreinvest.org/system/assets/240.pdf [12528]

January/February 2011

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  • Bringing Buildings Back, 2nd ed., by Alan Mallach ($29.95), has been published by Rutgers Univ. Press. [12419]

  • "Economic Development/Jobs:" Good Jobs First has just (Dec. 2010) released 3 valuable resources: 1)"Show Us the Subsidies" rates and tracks each state (plus DC) on how well or poorly state government economic development websites disclose subsidy deals, names, costs, outcomes, etc.; 2) "Accountable USA" is 51 web pages on major scams by states, tax dodges, deals, etc.; 3) "Subsidy Tracker" is a searchable national database of company-specific subsidy-deal data, with 60,000+ entries. Contact them at 1616 P St. NW, #210, Wash., DC 20036, goodjobs@goodjobsfirst.org, www,goodjobsfirst.org [12457]

  • "Incorporating Social Justice in Tourism Planning: Racial Reconciliation and Sustainable Community Development in the Deep South," by Alan W. Barton & Sarah J. Leonard, a 25-page article, appeared in the July-Sept. 2010 issue of Community Development. Available from abarton@deltastate.edu [12412]

  • "Investing in America's Economy: A Budget Blueprint and Economic Recovery and Fiscal Responsibility" is a 75-page, Nov. 2010 report from Demos, The Century Foundation and The Economic Policy Institute. Available (possibly free) from EPI, 1333 H St. NW, #300 E. Tower, Wash., DC 20005, 202/775-8810. [12407]

  • The Journal of the Institute for Comprehensive Community Development is a new publication of the Institute for Comprehensive Community Development. The Inaugural Issue was Dec. 2010. Inf. from lmallett@instituteccd.org [12429]

  • "Urban Education and Neighborhood Revitalization" is the theme of a forthcoming issue of Journal of Urban Affairs. Abstracts due by April 30, 2011, to co-editor Robert Mark Silverman, rms35@buffalo.edu [12413]

November/December 2010

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  • "Economic Opportunity in the Public Discourse: Media Content and Public Opinion" (55 pp., Oct. 2010) is available (no price given) from The Opportunity Agenda, 568 Broadway, #302, NYC, MY 10012, 212/334-5988, contact@opportunityagenda.org, [12335]

  • "Family Mobility and Neighborhood Change: New Evidence and Implications for Community Initiatives," by Claudia Coulton, Brett Theodos & Margery Austin Turner (2010?), is downloadable at www.nhi.org/go/AECF/Mobility [12281]

  • "Gaming the System," a 2010(?) report by National People's Action, find that 4 megabanks exploited loopholes in the Community Reinvestment Act by funnelling most of their destructive and discriminatory lending "off the books" to affiliate lenders or outside of their graded assessment areas. Downloadable at www.nhi.org/go/showdown [12283]

  • "How TARP Funds Could (and Should) Be Used to Improve Our Neighborhoods," by Deidre Swesnik, Benjamin Clark & Deborah Goldberg (18 pp., Nov. 2009), is available (no price listed) from author Swesnik, DSwesnikk@nationalfairhousing.org [12327]

  • Institute for Comprehensive Community Development has been launched by LISC for training, research and policy development. More inf. from info@lisc.org [12286]

  • "Metropolitan Contexts for Community Initiatives: Contrasts in a Turbulent Decade," by G. Thomas Kingley, Ashley Williams & Kaitlin Franks (43 pp., Aug. 2010), is available (no price listed) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, www.urban.org/publications/412234.html [12331]

  • The Gentrification Debates: A Reader, ed. Japonica Brown-Saracino (382 pp., March 2010), has been published by Routledge. Among the many contributors: Ruth Glass, Neil Smith, John Logan, Harvey Molotch, Sharon Zukin, Mary Patillo, Richard Florida. [12227]

  • "The New Orleans Index at Five, An Overview of Greater New Orleans from Recovery to Transformation," by Amy Liu & Allison Plyer (Aug. 2010), from The Brookings Institution and Greater New Orleans Community Data Center, is downloadable at www.brookings.edu/reports/2007/08neworleansindex.aspx [12346]

September/October 2010

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  • Fields of Resistance: The Struggle of Florida's Farmworkers for Justice, by Silvia Giagnoni (260 pp., Feb. 2010), has been published by Haymarket Books, PO Box 180165, Chicago, IL 60618, 773/583-7884, www.haymarketbooks.org [12159]

  • "Shifting Gears: State Innivation to Advance Workers and the Economy in the Midwest," by Julie Strawn (29 pp., July 2010), is available (possibly free) from Marcie Foster, CLASP (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1200 18th St. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/906-8033, mwfoster@clasp.org [12062]

July/August 2010

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  • "Black Depression: The Deepening Economic Crisis of New York's Black Men" is the thems of the 60-page May 2010 issue of City Limits. Available ($4.95) from them, 105 E. 22 St., #901, NYC, NY 10010, 212/614-5397, www.citylimits.org [12047]

  • Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope Along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, by Constance Rosenblum (267 pp., 2009), has been published by New York Univ. Press. A marvelous social/architectural history of the 4.5 mile, 182' wide version of the Champs d'Elysee that ran virtually the borough's entire length (and -- full disclosure -- where the editor of P&R spent his first 17 years). [11961]

  • The Coli nias Reader: Economy, Housing, and Public Health in U.S.-Mexico Border Colonias, eds. Angela J. Donelson & Adrian X. Esparza (296 pp., 2010, $24.95), has been published by Univ. of Arizona Press, 520/621-3920, holly@uapress.arizona.edu www.upress.arizona.edu [11993]

  • The Community Land Trust Reader, ed. John Emmeus Davis (616 pp., 2010, $35), has been published by the Lincoln Institute, www.lincolninst.edu [11976]

  • "The Geography of Opportunity: Mapping to Promote Equitable Community Development and Fair Housing in King County, WA" (12 pp. + App., April 2010), commissioned by the Northwest Justice Project and produced by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Bd. member john powell), is available (likely free) from the Kirwan Inst., 433 Mendenhall Laboratory, 125 S. Oval Mall, Ohio St. Univ., Columbus, OH 43210, 614/688-5429, www.kirwaninstitute.org [11984]

  • "The Long Downturn: The Roots of the Crisis in the Real Economy," by Robert Brenner (13 pp., April 2010), is available (possibly free) from the New America Foundation, 1899 L St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/986-2700, www.newamerica.net [11966]

  • "Translating Green into Navajo: Alternative to Coal Mining and the Campaign for a Navajo Green Economy," by Yvonne Liu (19 pp., March 2010), is available (possibly free) from the Applied Research Center, www.arc.org/greenjobs [12024]

  • What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs, eds. Stephen A. Goldsmith & Lynne Elizabeth (384 pp., 2010, $26.95) has been published by New Village Press, PO Box 3049, Oakland, CA 94609, 510/420-1361,bookorders@newvillagepress.net, 31 short essays -- by Suarez, Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Allan Jacobs, James Stockard, (PRRAC Dir. of Research) Chester Hartman, Roberta Brandes Gratz, Clare Cooper Marcus, Saskia Sassen, Ron Shiffman, Mary Rowe et al. -- + a Study Guide. www.newvillagepress.net [11980]

May/June 2010

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  • "African American Experiences in the Economy: Recession Effects More Strongly Felt," ed. Rebecca Perron (54 pp., Feb. 2010), is available (possibly free) from AARP, 601 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20049, 202/434-6324, www.aarp.org/research [11882]

March/April 2010

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  • "ARRA & the Economic Crisis - One Year Later: Has Stimulus Helped Communities in Crisis?" is a Feb. 2010 report from the Kirwan Inst. for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Bd. member john powell), available at www.kirwaninstitute.org [11858]

  • "Managing Neighborhood Change: A Framework for Sustainabale and Equitable Revitalization," by Alan Mallach & Alan Mallach (25 pp., 2008), is available (no price listed) from the National Housing Inst., 973/509-2888 verify #, nhi@nhi.org, www,nhi.org [11846]

January/February 2010

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  • "People, Place and Opportunity: Mapping Communities of Opportunity in Connecticut" (32 pp. + Apps., Nov. 2009) is available (no price given) from the Kirwan Inst. for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Board member john powell) at Ohio State Univ.,Reece35@osu.edu, www.kirwaninstitute.org [11762]

  • "Sustaining Public Engagement: Embedded Deliberation in Local Communities," by Archon Fung & Elena Fagotto (2009?), has been issued by Everyday Democracy and the Kettering Foundation. Available at www.everydaydemocracy.org/en/Resource.136.aspx [11787]

November/December 2009

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  • The Gentrification Reader, eds. Loretta Lees, Tom Slater & Elvin Wyly (624 pp. April 2010 pub. date) will be avaialble from Routledge. $53.95, but 20% off with code TGR09. www.routledge.com/9780415548403 [11694]

September/October 2009

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  • A Crack in the Pavement, a short film by Andrea Torrice, follows the stgories of Mayor Richard Elison of Elmwood Place, a Cincinnati suburb, and City Manager Tom Moeller of Madeira, OH -- re the challenges older communities have in repairing aging infrastructure and keeping residents and businesses from leaving. Inf. from filmmaker Torrice, 509 Riddle Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45220, 513/751-7050, torriceproductions@yahoo.com www.torriceproductions.com [11684]

  • Breakthrough Communities: Sustainability and Justice in the Next American Metropolis, ed. M. Paloma Pavel (June 2009, $28), has been published by MIT Press. Among the contributors: (former PRRAC Bd. member) Angela Glover Blackwell, Roberet Bullard, Sheryll Cashin, Bart Harvey, Van Jones, Bruce Katz, Greg Leroy, Myron Orfield, Manuel Pastor, (PRRAC Bd. member) john powell, David Rusk. Beyond the book publication, Breakthrough Communities provides services for strategic communications, community sustainability strategies, leadership and organizational development, civic engagement. The project -- co-directed by Pavel and Carl Anthony, is located at Earth House Center, 5275 Miles Ave., Oakland, CA 94618, 510/652-2425, www.EarthHouseCenter.org [11662]

  • "Reclaiming Foreclosed Properties for Community Benefit" (July 2009) has been released by PolicyLink. Available at www.policylink.org/site/c.lkIXLbMNJrE/b.5280605/k.3855/R [11674]

  • The Georgetown Journal on Povety Law and Policy, Winter 2009 issue, has a series of housing articles: on the National Housing Trust Fund legislation; Community Development policy; the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act; Chicago's public housing reform experiment; the Scottish plan to end homelessness. [11626]

  • "The University's Role in Urban Development: From Enclave to Anchor Institution," by David C. Perry, Wim Wiewel & Carrie Menendez is a 6-page article in the July 2009 issue of Land Lines, the magazine of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Available (likely free) from them, 113 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 800/526-3873, annleroyer@lincolninstittute.edu www.lincolninst.edu [11602]

  • "Vacant Propoerties: A Tool to Turn Neighborhood Liabilities into Assets" (4 pp., June 2009) is available (no price listed)from the Metropolitan Housing Coalition, PO Box 4533, Louisville, KY 40204, 502/584-6858, www.MetropolitanHousing.org [11648]

July/August 2009

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  • "Building Rural Communities - Bridging the Gap" is the 2008 Annual Report of the Housing Assistance Council, available from them (likely free), 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #606, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-8600, hac@ruralhome.org, www.ruralhome.org [11566]

  • Community-Wealth is a quarterly e-newsletter from the Democracy Collaborative at the Univ. of Maryland. Inf. at 301/405-9834, info@community-wealth.org. Available at Community-Wealth.org [11530]

  • "Race and Recession: How Inequity Rigged the Economic and How to Change the Rules" (55 pp., May 2009) is available (no price listed) from the Applied Research Center, 900 Alice St., #400, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/653-3415, arc.org/recession [11532]

  • "The Impacf of Foreclosures on Families and Communities: A Primer," by G. Thomas Kingley, David Baron Smith, David Baron Smith & David Price (June 2009), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5283, skantor@urban.org [11463]

  • "Year One: Toward Safe Communities, Good Schools, and a Fair Chance for All Americans" (18 pp., 2009) celebrates the centennial of the NAACP, addressing the organization's current agenda, www.naacp.org/about/resources/reports/NAACP,white.paper.pdf [11469]

May/June 2009

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  • Brick by Brick: A Civil Rights Story This documentary tracks the landmark case, U.S. vs Yonkers, which challenged housing and educational discrimination in the North and pushed for desegregation. Directed by Bill Kavanagh. Distributed by California Newsreel (www.newsreel.org). www.newsreel.org/nav/title.asp?tc=CN0219 [11417]

  • "Center for Economic Opportunity: Early Achievements & Lessons Learned" (149 pp., Jan. 2009, is available (possibly free) from the Office of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City of New York, NYC, NY 10007. [11399]

  • "Crisis on Main Street: Recommendations for Small Business Recovery" is a 7-page, March 2009 Policy Brief from Seedco Financial (possibly free), 915 Broadway, 18th flr., NYC, NY 10010,czanoni@seedco.org, www.Seedco.org [11381]

March/April 2009

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  • "The State of Washington, D.C.'s Neighborhoods" (2009) has indicators/neighborhood profiles for the entre city. Contact them at www.NeighborhoodInfoDC..org [11299]

January/February 2009

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  • "Policy Roadmap for School-Centered Community Revitalization" is a 2008 report, by Abt Associates, released by Enterprise Community Partners. Possibly free, from Kristin Siglin, Enterprise Comm. Partners, 10277 Wincopin Circle, #500, Columbia, MS 21044, 410/964-1230, x2727, ksiglin@enterprisecommunity.org [11226]

  • "The Center for Neighborhood Technology Biennial Report 2006/2007" is available (likely free) from Kathryn Tholin, their CEO, at 2125 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647, 773/269-4029, www.cnt.org [11200]

November/December 2008

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  • "Gulf Coast Redevelopment Pathways to Recovery" (32 pp.), the Fall 2008 issue of Community Developments, the Community Affairs Newsletter of the Comptroller of the Currency; available (likely free) from the CoC, Dept. of Treasury, Wash., DC 20219, www.occ.treas.gov/cdd/resource.htm [11133]

  • "Hispanics and the Economy," by Algernon Austin & Marie T. Mora is a 13-page, Oct. 31, 2008 Briefing Paper, available (possibly free) from the Economic Policy Inst., 1333 H St. NW, E. Tower, #300, Wash., DC 20005, 202/775-8810, www.epi.org [11134]

  • New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate, by Tom Angotti has just been published by MIT Press, mkitpress.mit.edu [11136]

September/October 2008

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  • "A National Action Agenda: Policy Recommendations to Empower South Asian Communities in the United States (2008)" (55 pp., 2008[?] is available from the Natl. Coal. of South Asian Organizations, 6930 Carroll Ave., #506, Takoma Park, MD 20912, 301/270-1855, saalt@saalt.org, www.saalt.org [11056]

  • "A Plan to Revive the American Economy" (85 pp., Aug. 2008) is available (no price listed) from the Economic Policy Inst., as part of their Agenda for Shared Prosperity project: 1333 H St. NW, #300 E. Tower, Wash., DC 20005-4707, 202/775-8810, www.epi.org [11040]

  • "The New American Economy: A Rising Tide that Lifts Only Yachts" (11 pp., updated for 2008) is part of the Reality Check series, available ($3.50) from The Century Foundation, 41 E. 70 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/535-4441, www.tcf.org [11062]

May/June 2008

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  • Americans for Fairness in Lending can be reached at 77 Summer St., 10th flr., Boston, MA 02120, 866/45-AFFIL. [10892]

  • Colonias in Arizona and New Mexico: Border Poverty and Community Development Solutions, by Adrian X. Esparza & Angela J. Donelson (208 pp., 2008, $19.95), has been published by Univ. of Arizona Press, 520/621-3920, hdolan@uapress.arizona.edu www.uapress.arizona.edu [10820]

  • "Empowering Local Communities Through Leadership Development and Capacity Building" (2008) describes the work of HUD's Office of Univerisity Partnership grantees. Downloadable at www.oup.org/files/pubs/empowerment.pdf [10881]

  • "Free to Reaad: Growing a Nation of Readers by Investing in Families and Communities" (July 2006) is available in Executive Summary and complete form from Judith Jones, Dir. of Free to Grow, at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W. 168 St., 8th flr., NYC, NY 10032, 212/305-8120, krn2101@columbia.edu, www.freetogrow.org [10876]

  • The Concept of Community: Lessons from the Bronx, by Harold DeRienzo (239 pp., 2008), has been published by IPOC di Pietro Condemi in Milan, ipoc@ipocpress.com. [10819]

March/April 2008

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  • "Buiulding Rural Communities" is the 2007 Annual Report of the Housing Assistance Council, available (likely free) from them, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #606, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-8600, hac@ruralhome.org, www.ruralhome.org [10780]

January/February 2008

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  • Bedford Stuyvesant: Neighborhood of Change, an exhibit marking the 40th anniversary of one of the country's leading community development organizations, will open Feb. 28 (opening reception, 5:30-7:30) at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., 718/222-4111. [10726]

  • Rebuilding Native Nations: Strategies for Governance and Development, ed. Miriam Jorgensen (384 pp., Nov. 2007 $20), a joint project of the Native Nations Inst. and the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, has been published by Univ. of Arizona Press, 800/426-3797, www.uapress.arizona.edu [10704]

  • "Research to Develop a Community Needs Index" (90 pp. + Apps., June 2007) is available ($5) from HUD USER, PO Box 23268, Wash., DC 20026-3268, 800/245-2691, www.huduser.org [10654]

  • "Taking the Measure of Community Development at 40" is the theme of Winter 2007 issue of Shelterforce. Among the 6 articles in the 28-page section is "An Unfinished Agenda," by PRRAC Bd. member Elizabeth Julian, on the need for the fair housing and community develpment movements to reunite. Shelterforce: The Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Building is published 4x/yr. by the National Housing Inst., 460 Bloomfield Ave., #211, Montclair, NJ 07042, 973/509-2888, subs $30 for orgs., $18 indivs. Indiv. copies $15. www.nhi.org [10724]

November/December 2007

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  • Brooklyn Matters is a 50-min., 2007 film on how the intense pressure to develop on a large scale threatens many neighborhoods. Available ($69 community orgs./libraries; $199 institutions) from New Day Films, 888/367-9154, www.brooklynmatters.com [10623]

September/October 2007

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  • "Leveraging Fedral Funds for Housing, Community Development, and Economic Development" (27 pp., May 2007), a U.S. Government Accountability Office report, is available at www.gao.gov [10486]

May/June 2007

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  • After Katrina: Shared Chllenges for Rebuilding Communities is a 2007 volume of essays that grew out of a New Orleans conference sponsored by the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations and The Urban Institute. The six chapters cover affordable housing (by Margery Turner, who serves on PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board); children and families; arts and culture; public and environmental health; rebuilding assets; and preparations for the next disaster. It can be downloaded at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=311440 [10316]

  • The MacArthur Network on Building Resilient Regions has been established by the Foundation. Chair is Prof. Margaret Weir of the UC-Berkeley Political Science Dept. (and a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board). Inf. from her at 510/643-1602, mweir@berkeley.edu [10313]

  • "The People's Plan for Overcoming the Hurricane Katrina Blues: A comprehensive strategy for building a more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable 9th Ward" (2007) was produced by a consortium of several university planning departments (Cornell, Univ. Illinois, Columbia) and ACORN. Contact Prof. Kenneth Reardon at Cornell (kmr22@cornell.edu) for copies. [10321]

March/April 2007

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  • "Minority-Owned Banks: Making a Difference in Their Communities" is the theme of the 23-page, Winter 2006/2007 issue of Community Developments, the Office of theComptroller of the Currency's newsletter. Available (likely free) from 202/874-4930, www.occ.treas.gov/cdd/resource.htm [10225]

January/February 2007

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  • Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities, eds. Paul Ong & Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris (2006), has been published by Temple Univ. Press. Among the contributors: Manuel Pastor, Abel Valenzuela. Jr., Thomas Boston, Jacqueline Leavitt. [10121]

  • "Safety, Growth & Equity: Infrastructure Policies That Promote Opportunity & Inclusion," by Victor Rubin, a PolicyLink report, is available at www.policylink.org/pdfs/Safety_Growth_Equity.pdf [10136]

November/December 2006

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  • Bringing Buildings Back: From Abandoned Properties to Community Assets, by Alan Mallach (2006), has been publsuedh by the National Housing Inst., distributed by Rutgers Univ. Press, rutgerspress.rutgers.edu [10028]

  • "Men & Communities: African American Males & the Well-Being of Children, Families & Neighborhoods," by James B. Hyman (26 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commn. Report, is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. Health Policy Inst., 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org [10000]

  • "Miles to Go, Louisiana -- The Only Way Forward: Changing Directrions in Education" (22 pp., 2006), on how the state's economic problems are linked to its lower levels of education, is available (possibly free) from the Southern Educ. Fdn., 135 Auburn Ave. NE,, 2nd flr., Atlanta, GA 30303. Their website also had detailed reports on other Southern states, www.southerneducation.org [10004]

September/October 2006

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  • "After Katrina: Rebuilding Opportunity & Equity Into the New New Orleans," by Margery Austin Turner (94 pp., April 2006), from The Urban Inst., is available at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=311406 [9972]

  • "After the Disaster: Rural Communities Respond" is a 20-page section in the Winter 2005-06 issue of Rural Voices, from the Housing Assistance Council. Available at www.ruralhome.org/manager/uploads/VoicesWinter2005-2006.pdf [9982]

  • "Closing the Credit Gap & Expanding the Credit Opportunity: The CRA & Fair Lending Performance of Financial Institutions in the CIty of Cincinnati" 215 pp., May 2006), from the Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coal., is available at www.ncrc.org/policy/analysis/policy/2006/2006-05-31_CincinnatiReport.pdf [9983]

  • "Flipping the Script: White Privilege & Community Building," by Maggie Potapchuk, Sally Leiderman, Donna Bivens & Barbara Major (2006), is downloadable at www.mpassociates.us [9885]

  • "Forgotten Communities, Unmet Promises" is an Aug. 2006 Oxfam report on Gulf Coast recovery, profiling 6 individuals & the hardships they have endured. Available (possibly free) from 617/728-2446. [9894]

  • The Next Los Angeles: The Struggle fore a Livable City, by Peter Dreier, Peter Dreier, Regina M. Freer, Bob Gottlieb & Mark Vallianatos has been republished in a 2nd, updated (2006) edition, from Univ. Calif. Press, htttp://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9799001.html [9900]

  • "Understanding Diverse Neighborhoods in an Era of Demographic Change," by Margery Austin Turner & Julie Fenderson Aug. 2006), is available (possibly free) from the Utban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709. [9889]

  • "Where Did They Go? The Decline of Middle-Income Neighboroods in Metropolitan America," by Jason Booza (24 pp., June 2006), from The Brookings Institution, is available at www.brookings.edu/metro/pubs/20060622_middleclass.htm [9971]

March/April 2006

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September/October 2005

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  • Advancement Project has launched a new blog designed to keep people informed "on the latest racial justice issues such as: voting rights, educational opportunities, immigrant rights, criminal justice, economic justice and policing -- www.justdemocracyblog.org [9545]

  • Democrartizing Capital: The History, Law, and Reform of the Community Reinvestment Act (315 pp., 2005) has been published by Carolina Academic Press, 919/489-7468, www.caplaw.com [9531]

  • "Gentrification: Boon or Bane?" appeared in the July/Aug. issue of Shelterforce, www.nhi.org/onlne/issues/142/gentrification.html [9563]

  • "The Impact of Community Development Corporations on Urban Neighborhoods," by George Galster, Diane Levy, Noah Sawyer, Kenneth Temkin & Christopher Walker (2005), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, www.urban.org [9557]

July/August 2005

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  • "Guide to Economic Indicators" is a new (2005) online reference to key facts/metrics critical to community development, from the Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn Ave., #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070, www.woodstockinst.org/indicators.php [9460]

  • "Tearing Down Community" appeared in the Nov./Dec. 2005 issue of Shelterforce, downloadable at www.nhi.org/online/issues/138/chicago.html [9484]

  • "The Reality of Deconcentration" appeared in the Nov./Dec. 2005 issue of Shelterforce, downloadable at www.nhi.org/online/issues/138/deconcentration.html [9485]

  • "University Education for Community Change: A Vital Strategy for Progress on Poverty, Race & Community-B uilding," by Andrew Mott (61 pp., n.d. [2005?]), is available (no price listed) from the Community Learning Project, 1301 Conn. Ave. NW, #500, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6006, www.communitylearningproject.org [9445]

  • "University Education for Community Change: A Vital Strategy for Progress on Poverty, Race & Community-Building," by Andrew Mott (61 pp., n.d. [2005?]), is available from the Community Learning Proj., 1301 Conn. Ave. NW, #500, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-6006, andymott@communitylearningproject.org, www.communitylearningproject.org [9449]

May/June 2005

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  • "The New Role of Health Care in Economic Development," by Tracey M. Orloff & Karen Doran (63 pp., 1998), is avalable (no price listed) from the National Governors Association, 444 North Capitol St., Wash., DC 20001-1512. [9398]

March/April 2005

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  • "Bringing Globalization Home: Portraits of Popular Education at the Global-Local Junction" (24 pp., Jan. 2005), is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Justice, Tolerance & Community, Univ. of Calif., 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064, 831/459-5743, cjtc@ucsc.edu [9262]

  • "Community Building, Community Bridging: Linking Neighb. Improvement Initiatives & the New Regionalism in the SF Bay Area," by Manuel Pastor, Jr., Chris Benner, Rachel Rosner, Martha Matsuoka & Julie Jacobs (16 pp., Jan. 2004), is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Justice, Tolerance & Community, Univ. of Calif., 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064, 831/459-5743, cjtc@ucsc.edu. [9261]

  • "Creating Balanced Communities: Lessons in Affordability from Five Affluent Boston Suburbs" (16 pp., Feb. 2005) is available (no price listed) from Business & Profl. People in the Public Interest, 25 E. Washington St., #1515, Chicago, IL 60602, 312/641-5570, www.bpichicago.org [9280]

  • Progressive Planning the quarterly magazine of Planners Network, has published its special Winter 2005 issue, "Bush II: What To Do?," co-edited by Tom Angotti and (PRRAC Dir. of Research) Chester Hartman. Contributors include Sheila Crowley (Ex. Dir. of the Natl. Low Inc. Hsng. Coal. & a PRRAC Bd. member), Gus Newport (Ex. Dir. of the Inst. for Comm. Econs.), Frances Fox Piven (CUNY Grad. Ctr.), Angela Blackwell/Kalima Rose (PolicyLink), Anne Pasmanick (Natl. Neighb. Coal.), Peter Marcuse (Columbia) et al. Copies of the 36-page issue are available ($10) Planners Network, 379 Dekalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205, pn@pratt.edu [9276]

  • The Next Los Angeles: The Struggle for a Livable City, by Robert Gottlieb, Mark Vallianatos, Regina M. Freer & Peter Dreier (279 pp., 2005), has been published by Univ. Calif. Press, www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/9799.html [9256]

January/February 2005

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  • America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty & Our Democracy, by Gar Alperovitz (320 pp., 2005, $24.95), has been published by Wiley, 800/762-2974. [9153]

November/December 2004

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  • "New ACORN Study on Lending Disparities" shows evidence of increased disparities in mortgage loans to minority & low-income borrowers in cities across the country. Contact Valerie Coffin, 410/735-3373, fairhousing@acorn.org [9091]

  • New Directions in Civic Engagement: University Avenue Meets Main Street (114 pp., 2004) is available (likely free) from the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 5 Boar's Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, www.pew-partnership.org [9014]

  • "Protecting Low-Income Communities From the New 'Urban Renewal': Antidisplacement Advocacy & Relocation Rights Enforcement," by S. Lynn Martinez is a 23-page article in the Sept./Oct. 2003 issue of Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law & Policy. Available from the Sargent Shriver Natl. Ctr. on Poverty Law, 50 E. Washington St., #500, Chicago, IL 60602, 312/263-3830, admin@povertylaw.org,
    www.povertylaw.org
    [9032]

  • "The Impacts of Neighborhood Poverty Deconcentration Efforts on Low-Income Children's & Adolescents' Well-Being," by Rebecca C. Fauth appeared in Children, Youth and Environments, 14(1), 2004, pp. 1-55. [9077]

  • The Progressive Planning Reader (108 pp., 2004) is a compendium of articles from Progressive Planning, the quarterly magazine of The Planners Network. $12 from PN, 1 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St., Mpls., MN 55455-0109, www.plannersnetwork.org [9034]

  • Why the Poor Pay More: How to Stop Predatory Lending, ed. Gregory D. Squires (2004), is just out; 238-page collection ($44.95, from Greenwood Pub. Gp., 800/225-5800), covers the full range of issues around this growing, nefarious practice. The 9 chapters include a Foreword by Clarence Page & contributions by Maude Hurd and her ACORN colleagues, a Philadelphia case study, discussion of legal remedies by John Relman and colleagues, a summary chapter by PRRAC's Chester Hartman & an appendix with Resources. [9047]

September/October 2004

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  • Community Development: A highly recommended website is comm-org.utoledo.edu/index.html# [8984]

  • "Private Sector Partnerships: Investing in Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization," by Leigh Bezezekoff, Louis A. Galuppo, H. Beth Marcus, Barbara McCormick, Raymond Schmidt, Robin Synderman, Kari Stanley & Eleanor White (June 2004), is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Housing Coal., 1801 M St. NW, #M-100, Wash., DC 20006-1301, 202/466-2121, www.nhc.org/PrivateSectorFinal04.pdf [8982]

  • The Center for Neighborhood Technology 2001-2002 Annual Report is available (likely free) from the Ctr., 2125 North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647-5415, 773/278-4800, www.cnt.org [8951]

July/August 2004

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  • "2004 Advocates' Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy" is available from the Natl. Low Income Housing Coal. (whose Ex. Dir. Sheila Crowley is a PRRAC Bd. member), www.nlihc.org/advocates/AG2004.pdf [8892]

  • "Living Wage Laws & Communities: Smarter Economic Development, Lower Than Expected Costs" a 2004 Brennan Center report, is available at www.brennancenter.org [8915]

  • "New Eyes on Community: Eleven Years of Pew Partnership for Civic Change" is available (likely free) from Pew, 5 Boar's Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 434/971-2073, mail@pew-partnership.org, www.pew-partnership.org [8865]

  • "Private Sector Partnerships: Investing in Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization" (34 pp) is the June 2004 issue of NHC Affordable Housing Policy Review, published by and available (possibly free) from the Natl. Housing Conf., 1801 K St. NW, #M-100, Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-2121, nhc@nhc.org, www.nhc.org [8792]

  • Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It, by Mindy Thomspon Fullilove (292 pp., 2004), has been published by One World/Ballantine Books, www.ballantinebooks.com/one [8774]

  • "The Center for Neighborhood Technology 2001-2002 Biennial Report" (June 2004) is available (likely free) from Scott Bernstein at the Ctr., 2125 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 773/278-4800, www.cnt.org [8907]

May/June 2004

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  • "Hidden in Plain Sight: A Look at the $335 Billion Federal Asset-Building Budget" (14 pp., 2004) is available (no price listed) from the Corp. for Enterprise Development, 777 N. Capitol St. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-9788. [8700]

March/April 2004

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  • "Community Development in Dynamic Neighborhoods: Synchronizing Services & Strategies with Immigrant Communities," by Catherine Fernandez is a 2004 Working Paper from the Harvard Jt. Ctr. for Housing Studies, downloadable at www.jchs.harvard.edu/publications/communitydevelopment/w03-6_fernandez.pdf [8586]

  • "Small Business Access to Bank Credit: The Little Engine that Could - Year Three" (23 pp., Dec. 2003) is available (no price listed) from the Calif. Reinvestment Comm., 474 Valencia St., #110, SF, CA 94103, 415/864-3980, www.calreinvest.org [8362]

  • The Economic Policy Inst. has a 2004 Publications Catalog, available from EPI, 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 800/EPI-4844, epinet.org [8571]

  • The National Conf. of State Legislators has a 2004 Publications Catalog, with items on children/families, economic development, education, the environment & health. Doubtless free from 7700 E. First Pl., Denver, CO 80230, 303/364-7812, [8538]

January/February 2004

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  • "Welfare Reform in Philadelphia: Implementation, Effects & Experiences of Poor Families & Neighborhoods," by Charles Michalopoulos, Kathryn Edin, Barbara Fink, Mirella Landriscina, Denise F. Polit, Judy C. Polyne, Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, David Seith & Nandita Verma www.mdrc.org [8214]

November/December 2003

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  • AAPI Nexus: Asian American & Pacific Islander Policy, Practice & Community is a new (2003) natl. journal from the UCLA Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). The initial issue examines community development by policy advocates & applied social scientists from across the nation. Subs. to the semi-annual are $25/indiv., $55/inst. Complimentary copy of 1st issue is $4. The Ctr. is at 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, thaocha@ucla.edu [8113]

  • After the New Economy, by Doug Henwood (26pp., 2003, $24.95), has been published by New Press, 212/269-8802, www.thenewpress.com [8054]

  • "From NIMBY to Good Neighbors: Recent Studies Reinforce that Apartments are Good for a Community" is a 2003 White Paper from the Natl. Multi Housing Council, downloadable at www.nmhc.org/Content/ServeContent.cfm?ContentItemID=2994 [8151]

  • "Our Communities Are Not for Sale! Local-Global Links in the Fight Against Privatization," eds. Mike Prokosch & Karen Dolan (22 pp., Oct. 2001), is available (no price listed) from United for a Fair Economy, 37 Temple Pl., Boston, MA 02111, 617/423-2148. x10; info@FairEconomy.org, downloadable at www.FairEconomy.org/Privatization [8136]

  • Practicing Social Justice, eds. John J. Stretch, Ellen M. Burkemper, William J. Hutchison & Jan Wilson (249 pp., 2003), has been published by Haworth Press, 800/429-6784. Among the chapters: "Building Bridges & Improving Racial Harmony: An Evaluation of the Bridges Across Racial Polarization Program"; "Social Justice & Welfare Reform: A Shift in Policy"; "The Homeless in Missouri"; "Immigrant & Refugee Communities: Resiliency, Trauma, Policy & Practice"; and PRRAC Exec. Dir. Chester Hartman's "The Race/Poverty Intersection: Will We Ever Achieve Liberty & Justice for All?" [8052]

September/October 2003

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  • "Developing Organizational Endowments in the African American Community: Building for the Future" (3 pp., July/Aug. 2003) is available (likely free) from The Aspen Inst., One Dupont Circle NW, #700, Wash., DC 20036, 202/736-5800, nsrf@aspeninstitute.org, www.nonprofitresearch.org [7993]

  • Homes & Hands: Community Land Trusts in Action, by Helen S. Cohen & Debra Chasnoff is a 2003(?) film, available (with a viewing guide) from the Inst. for Community Economics, 57 School St., Springfield, MA 01105-1331, 413/746-8660, iceconomic@aol.com Rental is $50, purchase $69 (comm. orgs.), $125 (univs./insts.) [8021]

  • "Stop the Stage Coach! An Overview of Wells Fargo's Predatory Lending Practices" is a 16-page, 2003 report, available (possibly free) from ACORN, 739 8th St. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/547-2500, www.acorn.org [7966]

  • "The Impact of North Carolina's Anti-Predatory Lending Law: A Descriptive Assessment" is a 2003 report from the Univ. No. Carolina, available (free) at www.ccc/unc.edu [8005]

July/August 2003

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  • "2003 Advocates' Guide to Housing & Community Development Policy" is available ($25) from the Natl. Low Income Housing Coal. (headed by PRRAC Board member Sheila Crowley), 202/662-1530, x227; can be downloaded at www.nlihc.org [7909]

  • "Community Development," by William Bogart A 2003 Brookings study, examines the link between community development organizations -- public, private & nonprofit -- and the vitality of comm. dev. itself, using case studies from 3 major cities. Available at www.brookings.edu/urban [7866]

  • "Finding a Path to South Asian American Community Development" (20 pp., Jan. 2002) is available (no price listed) from Chhaya CDC, 40-34 Main St., 2nd flr.,Flushing, NY 11364, 718/463-6615, shomon@chhayacdc.org., www.chhayacdc.org [7904]

  • Organizing Access to Capital: Advocacy & the Democratization of Financial Institutions, ed. Gregory D. Squires (238 pp, 2003, $22.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press (800/621-2736). Among the contribtors: Maude Hurd/Steven Kest (ACORN), Allen Fishbein (Ctr. for Comm. Change), John Taylor/Josh Silver (Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coal.), Peter Dreier. [7863]

  • "The Economic Impact of HOPE VI on Neighborhoods," by Sean Zielenbach (50 pp., n.d. [2003]), is available (no price given) from the Housing Research Fdn., 1250 Eye St. NW, #901B, Wash., DC 20005, 202/393-0448 www.housingresearch.org [7864]

May/June 2003

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  • "CDCs at the Cross Roads" is a 2002 report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, available at www.kc.frb.org/comaffrs/CRSummer02/pdf. [7323]

  • "Community Development Corporations & Their Changing Support Systems," by Christopher Walker (2003?), is available from the Urban Inst. at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310638 [7673]

  • "Evolving Challenges for Community Development Corporations: The Causes & Impacts of Failures, Downsizings & Mergers," by William Rohe & Rachel Bratt (184 pp., Jan. 2003), is available ($5) from the UNC Ctr. for Urban & Reg. Studies, Box 3410, Hickerson House, Chapel Hill, NC 17599-3410, 919/843-9708, www.unc.edu/depts.curs [7618]

  • "Separate & Unequal: The Neighborhood Gap for Blacks & Hispanics in Metropolitan Areas" (2003?) is available from the Mumford Ctr. for Comparative Urban & Reg. Research, SUNY-Albany, 518/442-2579, mmigliano@albany.edu. Full report available at mumford1.dyndns.org/cen2000.SepUneq/SUReport/SURepPage1.htm [7642]

  • The Journal of Law in Society Fall 2002 (Vol. 4, No. 1) contains a 4-article, 70-page symposium on gentrification, focusing largely on Detroit and Chicago. The issue is available ($10) from the journal, Wayne St. Univ. Law School, 471 W. Palmer, Detroit, MI 48202, lawjournal@wayne.edu. [7467]

  • The Neighborhood Information Service was formed in 2000 by DC Agenda as an information resource for District of Columbia residents & neighborhoods. Contact them at www.dcagenda.org/pages/nis [7556]

March/April 2003

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  • "A Guide to Federal Housing & Community Development Programs for Small Towns & Rural Area" (2003) has been published by the Housing Assistance Council. Printed copies are $7.50 from HAC, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, #606, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-8600; downloadable from www.ruralhome.org [7531]

  • "Big Prisons, Small Towns: Prison Economics in Rural America" (2003) has been published by The Sentencing Project. Downloadable from www.sentencingproject.org/news/ruralprisons.pdf. [7477]

  • "Managing Your CDC: Leadership Strategies for Changing Times," by Carol Steinbach & Robert O. Zdenek (55 pp., 2002), is available ($20) from the Natl. Congress for Comm. Econ. Dev., 1030 15th St. NW, #325, Wash., DC 20005, 202/289-9020, www.ncced.org [7555]

  • "Not Quite Chaos: Toward a More Disciplined Approach to Community Building," by James B. Hyman (85 pp., Oct. 2002), is available (likely free) from The Annie B. Casey Fdn., 701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410/547-6600; Denver is the focus, but there is more general material as well. [7492]

  • "The New Press Education Catalog, 2003" (45 pp.), its name notwithstanding, lists dozens of books in areas beside education (immigration, economics, Native Amer. Studies, Asian & Asian Amer. Studies, Latin Amer. Studies, History & Law, African/African Amer. & Caribbean Studies. Desk/examination copies available. New Press, 38 Greene St., 4th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 800/233-4830, 212/629-8802, thenewpress.com [7491]

January/February 2003

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  • An Anthology of Best Practices by consultants working in communities of color: The Natl. Comm. Dev. Inst. has issued a call for papers for this anthology. Inf. from spetty@ncdi.net, 510/763-4120, x212/ [7341]

  • "Anti-Predatory Lending Toolkit" (2002) is available ($10) from the Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coal., 202/628-8866. [7358]

  • "Community Organizing: A Populist Base for Social Equity and Smart Growth" is the initial issue of Livable Communities @ Work, published by the Funders' Network for Smart Growth & Livable Communities. Likely free from the Collins Ctr., for Public Policy, 150 SE 2nd Ave., #709, Miami, FL 33131, 305/377-4484; dowloadable at www.fundersnetwork.org. [7316]

  • "Getting It Together: Connecting Local Neighborhoods & National Advocates" is a 23-page, Dec. 2003 report, available (possibly free) from the Natl. Neighborhood Coalition, 1030 15th St. NW, #325, Wash., DC 20005, 202/408-8553, info@neighborhoodcoalition.org, www.neighborhoodcoalition.org [8232]

  • "Race & Recession: A Special Report Examining How Changes in the Economy Affect People of Color" (Summer 2002) is available from the Applied Research Ctr. www.arc.org [7328]

  • "Subprime Lending:" ACORN has released a report (Nov. 2002) looking at national data & data for 67 met. areas. Available at www.acorn.org/acorn10/predatorylending/plreports/SU2002/index.php, csaffert@acorn.org, 718/246-7900. [7320]

  • The School Community Journal is published semi-annually by the Academic Development Inst., 121 N. Kickapoo St., Lincoln, IL 62656, 217/732-6462, x13, editor@adi.org. Among the 9 articles in the 141-page Spring/Summer 2002 issue are "Comprehensive Community Schools...Chicago Style" & "Service Learning in the Chicago Public Schools: A Status Report...Fall, 2001," both by Carlos Azcoitia. [7317]

  • "The State of Faith-Based Community Economic Development" is the theme of the Summer 2002 issue of Resources, the publication of the Natl. Congress for Comm. Econ. Dev., 1030 15th St. NW, #325, Wash., DC 20005, 202/289-9020 www.ncced.org [7360]

November/December 2002

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  • "Building Healthy Communities: Community Reinvestment Act & the Financial Modernization Movement" (53 pp., 2002?) is available (no price listed) from the Leadership Conf. on Civil Rights, 1629 K St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20006, 202/466-3311, www.civilrights.org. [7176]

  • "Community Benefits Agreements: Making Development Projects Accountable," by Julian Gross (July 2002), from Good Jobs First & the Calif. Public Subsidies Proj., is available at www.goodjobsfrst.org/cba/pdf. [7067]

  • "Crossing Divides: New Common Ground on Poverty & Economic Security," by Tammy Draut, David Callahan & Corinna Hawkes (37 pp., 2002) -- examining 4 cases of policymaking during the 1990s (EITC, IDAs, CHIP, Empowerment Zones) -- is available (possibly free) from Demos, 155 Ave. of the Americas, 4th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 212/633-1405, www.demos-usa.org. [7171]

  • Making a Place for Community: Local Democracy in a Global Era, by Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio & Gar Alperovitz (412 pp., 2002), has been published by Routledge ($29.95). Foreword by Benjamin Barber. [7149]

  • "Seizing City Assets: Ten Steps to Urban Land Reform" is a 2002 report, available from The Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, www.brookings.edu/urban. [7166]

September/October 2002

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  • APA Policy, Practice & Community: A Journal on Asian Pacific Americans is a new journal, from the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi), which will focus on applied social science research for and on the diverse & growing APA community. The first issue (to be released early 2003) will focus on Community Development. Manuscripts (deadline Sept. 27) to the Center, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, apa@aasc.ucla.edu. www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc.apa [6992]

  • "Solutions for America: National Problems, Local Solutions" (121 pp., May 2002) is available (possibly free) from the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 5 Boar's Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 434/971-2073, It features 19 "hometown success stories" from CA, FL, IA, KY, LA, MA, MN, MO, NY, NC, OH, SC, TX, VT, VA, WV. www.pew-partnership.org. [7002]

  • Voices from the Field II: Reflections on Comprehensive Community Change, by Anne Kubisch, Patricia Auspos, Prudence Brown, Robert J. Chaskin, Karen Fulbright-Anderson & Robert Hamilton (125 pp., 2002), is available (no price given) from The Aspen Inst., PO Box 222, 109 Houghton Lab Ln., Queenstown, MD 21658, 410/820-5338, publications@aspeninstitute.org. [6970]

July/August 2002

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  • "Advocates' Guide to Housing & Community Development Policy" (2002 ed.) is available ($25) from the Natl. Low Inc. Housing Coal. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Sheila Crowley), 1012 14th St. NW, #610, Wsh., DC 20005, 202/662-1530. [6897]

  • "Creating a Scorecard for the CRA Service Test: Strengthening Banking Services Under the Community Reinvestment Act" (March? 2002) is on the Brookings Inst. website: www.brookings.edu.urban. [6823]

  • In Our Backyard is a 2002, 30-min. video on the impact of Wash. DC's new convention ctr. project on the surrounding Shaw neighborood. Inf. from Adam Fischer (adamfischeris@hotmail.com, afisch@erols.com), 1738 Canyon, #138. LA, CA 90028, 323/860-0951. [6719]

  • "Low-Income Neighborhoods Take Control" ia the Spring 2002 issue of Building Blocks, published by (and likely free from) the Fannie Mae Foundation, 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, N. Tower #1, Wash., DC 20016-2804, 202/274-8000, fmfpubs@fanniemaefoundation.org. www,fanniemaefoundation.org [6734]

  • "Race and Recession: A Special Report Examining How Changes in the Economy Affect People of Color" (28 pp., Summer 2002) is available on the Applied Research Ctr. website: www.arc.org. [6948]

  • "Race, Equity, and Smart Growth: Why People of Color Must Speak for Themselves," by Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Angel O. Torres is available (no price listed) from the Environmental Justice Resource Ctr., Clark Atlanta Univ., 223 James P. Brawley Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314, 404/880-6911, ejrc@cau.edu. [6861]

  • "Solutions for America: What's Already Out There -- A sourcebook of ideas from successful community programs" (95 pp. 2002), highlighting 19 community initiatives, is available (possibly free) from the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 5 Boar's Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 434/971-2073, mail@pew-partnership.org. www.pewpartnership.org [6834]

  • The Inst. for Policy Research of Northwestern Univ. has available its 2001-2002 publications catalog, listing studies on Poverty/Race/Inequality, Child/Adolescent/Families, Law/Social Justice, Health, Urban. 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208, 847/491-3395. www.northwestern.edu/IPR [6882]

  • The Natl. Conf. of State Legislatures has a 2002 Publications Catalog of policy books on Children & Families, Education, Econ. & Cultural Development, Energy & Environment, Health, etc. 303/830-2054, books@ncsl.org. [6876]

  • "The Role of Community-Development Corporations in Promoting the Well-Being of Young Children" (24 pp., 2002) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/304-7100; downloadable from cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/nccp/roleCDC.html. [6874]

  • Urban Sprawl: Causes, Consequences & Policy Responses, ed. Gregory D. Squires (404 pp., 2002), has been published by Urban Inst. Press, 877/UIPRESS; $35.50. www.uipress.org [6858]

May/June 2002

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  • "Beyond Gentrification Toolkit: Tools for Equitable Development" provided by PolicyLink, is available at www.policylink.org, bgtoolkit@policylink.org. [5614]

  • "Accessing Lucrative Markets: Growing Women's Businesses in Low-Income Communities" (40 pp., 2001) is available (possibly free) from the Ms. Fdn. for Women, 120 Wall St., 33rd flr., NYC, NY 10005, 212/742-2300; downloadable at www.ms.foundation.org. [5579]

  • "Building Businesses, Rebuilding Lives: Microenterprise & Welfare Reform" (38 pp., 2002?) is available (possibly free) from the Ms. Fdn. for Women, 120 Wall St., 33rd flr., NYC, NY 10005, 212/742-2300; downloadable at www.ms.foundation.org. [5578]

  • "Building Partnerships for Neighborhood Change: Promising Practices of the University-Community Partnership Initiative" (64 pp., 2001) is available (free) from the Fannie Mae Foundation, 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, North Tower #1, Wash., DC 20016-2804, fmfpubs@fanniemaefoundation.org. [5526]

  • "Emerging Issues in School, Family & Community Connections" from Southwest Educ. Dev. Lab (2002?), is downloadable at www.sedl.org/connections/resources, and (likely free) from 800/476-6861. [5617]

  • "Helping Every Student Succeed: Schools & Communities Working Together" (42 pp., 2002) is available (no price listed) from Study Circles Resource Ctr., PO Box 203, Pomfret, CT 06258, 860/928-2616, scrc@studycircles.org. www.studycircles.org [5580]

  • "Stolen Wealth: Inequities in California's Subprime Mortgage Market," by Kevin Stein & Margaret Libby (53 pp. + Apps., Dec. 2001), is available (possibly free) from the Calif. Reinvestment Coal., afisher@calreinvest.org. [5653]

  • "The 25th Anniversary of the Community Reinvestment Act: Access to Capital in an Evolving Financial Services System" is a 2002 report from the Harvard Jt. Ctr. for Housing Studies. Available ($30) from the Ctr., 1033 Mass. Ave., 5th flr., Cambridge, MA 02138, or free at www.jchs.harvard.edu/crareport.html. [5564]

  • The Connection Collection: School-Family-Community Publications Database a Southwest Educ. Dev. Lab searchable database, summarizing 160+ publications, is accessed at www.sedl.org/connections/resources. [5618]

  • The Natl. Coal. of Alternative Community Schools has publications (including a Natl. Directory of Alternative Community Schools), holds conferences, networks among the schools. Contact them at 1266 Rosewood Unit 1, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 888/771-9171, ncacs1@earthlink.net. [5540]

  • Youth Website: A new online website focuses on effectively involving youth in organizations & communities: www.AtTheTable.org [5562]

March/April 2002

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  • Building Community Capacity, by Robert J. Chaskin, Prudence Brown, Sudhir Venkatesh & Avis Vidal (268 pp., 2001), has been published by Aldine de Gruyter, 914/747-0110; $25.95. cs@degruyterny.com [4769]

  • "Partnerships: Family-School-Community" is a (2001?) National Education Assn. manual. Inf. from www.nea.org. [4776]

  • "Principles for Evaluating Comprehensive Community Initiatives," by David Chavis, Kien Lee & Elizabeth Jones (27 pp., June 2001) is available ($12) from the Natl. Funding Collaborative on Violence Prevention, 815 15th St. NW, #801, Wash., DC 20005, 202/393-7731 nfcvp@nfcvp.org www.peacebeyondviolence.org [4727]

  • "The Costs & Consequences of Suburban Sprawl: The Case of Metro Atlanta," by Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson & Angel O. Torres appeared in the Summer 2001 Georgia State Univ. Law Review. Reprints of the 63-page article may be available from Prof. Johnson, Clark Atlanta Univ. Env. Justice Resource Ctr., 223 James P. Brawley Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-4391, 404/880-6911 ejrc@cau.edu www.ejrc.cau.edu [4763]

  • "The Econ. Policy Inst." has available their 2002 Publications Catalog: 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 800/EPI-4844 www.epinet.org [4691]

  • "The Natl. Conf. of State Legislatures" has a 2002 Publications Catalog: books on children/families, education, econ. dev., environment, health. 303/863-8003. books@ncsl.org [4729]

  • Uprooted: Refugees of the Global Economy is a 28-min. documentary about how the global economy has forced people to leave their home countries. $23 from the Natl. Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (directed by PRRAC Board member Cathi Tactaquin), 310 8th St., #303, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/465-1984 www.nnirr.org [4753]

January/February 2002

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  • Caught in the Middle: Border Communities in an Era of Globalization, by Demetrios Papademetriou & Daniel Meyer (340 pp., Oct. 2001) has been published by the Carnegie Endowment for Internatl. Peace; $24.95 +s/h; 800/275-1447, www.ceip.org/files/Publications/CaughtinMiddle.asp. [4068]

  • "Displacement: The Dismantling of a Community" (49 pp., Sept. 1999) is available (no price listed) from the Coal. for a Livable Future, 1220 SW Morrisson, #535, Portland, OR 97205, 503/294-2889, jill@clfuture.org, www.clfuture.org. [3939]

  • "Microenterprise as a Welfare to Work Strategy: Client Characteristics" is a 6-page, June 2001 research brief, available (likely free) from The Aspen Inst., 1 Dupont Circ. NW, #700, Wash., DC 20036, 202/736-5800, fieldus@aspeninstitute.org, www.fieldus.org. The full research report is available as well. [4217]

  • "Quantifying the Economic Cost of Predatory Lending," by Eric Stein (July 2001), is available (no price given) from the Self-Help Credit Union, PO Box 3619, Durham, NC 27702-3619, 800/476-7428. www.self-help.org [4215]

  • Representing ther Poor & Homeless: Innovations in Advocacy is a compilation of articles written by law professors & advocates on a range of issues, including the causes of homelessness, affordable housing, human rights, welfare & microenterprise development. $10 from the ABA Commn. on Homelessness & Poverty, 202/662-1694, www.abanet.org/homeless. [4022]

  • "Separate & Unequal: Predatory Lending in America" (232 pp. + Tables, Nov. 2001) is available (no price listed) from ACORN, 739 8th St. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/547-2500, www.acorn.org. [4014]

  • "Tracking the Progress of Welfare Reform Quickly: A Model for Measuring Neighborhood Health & Change," by Lois M. Quinn & John Pawasarat (25 pp., Oct. 2001), describes the Milwaukee neighborhood indicators project. Available, likely free, from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6000, www.brookings.edu. [3927]

  • "Tracking the Progress of Welfare Reform Quickly: A Model for Measuring Neighborhood Health & Change" is available (possibly free) from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6139, ksommer@brook.edu. [4057]

November/December 2001

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  • "Community Development Block Grants" A program guide/outline has been updated and now is available in Spanish as well. Contact Ed Gramlich at the Ctr. for Comm. Change, GramlichE@commchange.org, www.communitychange.org [2430]

  • "Community Schools: Partnerships for Excellence" is a 15-page, 2001(?) report, available (possibly free) from the Coal. for Comm. Schools, c/o Inst. for Educ. Leadership, 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #310, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-8405, x45. ccs@iel.org www.communityschools.org [2322]

  • "Community-Centered Policing: A Force for Change" is a 2001, 180-page report from PolicyLink in partnership with the Advancement Project. Likely free from PolicyLink, 101 Broadway, Oakland, CA 510/663-2333; a 19-page Summary Document is also available. www.policylink.org [2239]

  • "Education & Community Building: Connecting Two Worlds," by Jeanne Jehl, Martin J. Blank & Barbara McCloud is a 32-page, 2001 report from the Inst. for Educ. Leadership, available ($9) from the Inst., 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #310, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-8405, iel@iel.org [2321]

  • "Exposing Urban Legends: The Real Purchasing Power of Central City Neighborhoods," by John Pawasarat & Lois M. Quinn is a June 2001, 22-page report, available (likely free) from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6000; online at www.brookings.edu/urban [2238]

  • "Patterns of Lending to Low-Income & Minority Persons & Neighborhoods: The 1999 NY Met. Area Mortgage Lending Scorecard," by Richard D. Marsico apeared in Vol. XVII (2000) of the NY Law School J. of Human Rights. Reprints of the 71-page article are available (free) from Prof. Marsico, NY Law School, 47 Worth St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/431-2180, rmarsico@nyls.edu [2354]

  • "Sharing the Wealth: Resident Ownership Mechanisms," by Heather McCulloch is a 168-page, 2001 report from PolicyLink. Available (likely free) from them at 101 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/663-2333. www.policylink.org [2288]

  • "Strengthening Neighborhoods by Creating Long-Term Family Assets" the Summer 2001 issue of NeighborWorks, contains the edited proceedings of an April 2001 Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp. symposium. The 107-page issue is available (free - as is a sub. to the journal) from NRC, 1325 G St. NW, #800, Wash., DC 20005, 202/220-2366. cunderwood@nw.org [2365]

September/October 2001

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  • "Smart Growth for Neighborhoods: Affordable Housing and Regional Vision," by Leah Kalinosky, Kathy Desmond & Dennis Johnson (24 pp., July 2001) is a report from the Natl. Neighborhood Coal. 1030 15th St., NW, #325, Wash., DC 20005, 202/408-8553, nncnnc@erols.com. www.neighborhoodcoalition.org [613]

July/August 2001

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  • "Dealing with Neighborhood Change: A Primer on Gentrification & Policy Choices," by Maureen Kennedy & Paul Leonard (April, 2001) is a 70-page discussion paper prepared for the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy and PolicyLink. Available (free) from Brookings, 202/797-6139 and on their website. www.brook.edu/urban [93]

  • 25 Years Later - Are Communities Better? (Spring/Summer 2001) is the 25th anniv., 46-page, double issue of Women & Environments. Contact them at the Inst. for Women’s Studies & Gender Studies, New College, Univ. of Toronto, 40 Willcocks St., Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1C6, 416/978-5259, we.mag@utoronto.ca. Among the articles: “On the Way to Work: Transportation & Welfare Reform in the US,” by Evelyn Blumenberg; “Crossing Borders: Housing as a Vehicle for Comm. Dev.,” by Jacqueline Leavitt. [94]

  • Color & Money: Politics & Prospects for Community Reinvestment in Urban America, by Gregory D. Squires & Sally O'Connor (2001) (202 pp.), is available ($23.45) from SUNY Press, 607/277-2211. Related recent titles from the Press: Race, Neighborhoods & Comm. Power: Buffalo Politics, 1934-97, by Neil Kraus; Housing & Comm. Dev. in NYC: Facing the Future, ed. Michael Schill; Organizing the So. Bronx, by Jim Rooney; Under One Roof: Issues & Innovations in Shared Housing, eds. George C. Hemmens, Charles J. Hoch & Jana Carp; The Politics of Capital Investment: The Case of Philadelphia, by Carolyn Teich Adams; Shelter & Society: Theory, Research & Policy for Nonprofit Housing, ed. C. Theodore Koebel. Course examination copies available online. www.sunypress.edu/INFO/examcopy.html [97]

  • "Missing Race Data in HMDA & Implications for the Monitoring of Fair Lending Compliance," by Jason Dietrich (2001) of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, is available from the author, 202/874-5119, dietrich@occ.treas.gov [30]

  • "“Education & Community Building: Connecting Two Worlds”," by Jeanne Jehl, Martin J. Blank & Barbara McCloud (2001) (33 pp.), is available ($9) from the Inst. for Educ. Leadership, 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #310, Wash., DC 20036, iel@iel.org [116]

  • “Five Steps to Community Reinvestment Success: A How-To-Manual for Comm. Reinvestment Campaigns” (2001) (46 pp.) is available ($20 nonprofits, $50 others) from the Calif. Reinvestment Comm., 474 Valencia St., #110, SF, CA 94103, 415/864-3980 [92]

  • "Fair Lending Examination Procedures" is an Office of the Comptroller of the Currency publication, available online. www.occ.treas.gov/handbook/fairlep.pdf [96]

May/June 2001

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  • Building Community Capacity, by Robert J. Chaskin, Prudence Brown, Sudhir Venkatesh & Avis Vidal (2001) (280 pp.) has been published by Aldine de Gruyter, 914/747-0110; $30.95. [222]

  • "High Road Partnerships Report: Innovations in Building Good Jobs & Strong Communities" (2001) (40 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the AFL-CIO Working for America Inst., 202/466-8010, mlewis@workingforamerica.org [283]

  • Homes & Hands: Community Land Trusts in Action a video documentary, directed by Helen S. Cohen & Debra Chasnoff, narrated by Gus Newport, is available, with a viewing guide, from New Day Films, 22-D Hollywood Ave., Hohokus, NJ 07423, 888/367-9154. $125 univs./insts.; $69 comm. orgs; $50 rental — all + $8.50 s/h. [223]

March/April 2001

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  • "A Community Builder’s Tool Kit: A Primer for Revitalizing Democracy from the Ground Up" (37 pp.) is available (in Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog & Vietnamese as well) for $1.50 from the Inst. for Democratic Renewal, School of Politics & Econs., Claremont Grad. Univ., 170 E. 10th St., Claremont, CA 91711-6163, 909/607-1473. [693]

  • "Curbing Predatory Lending" For inf. on a June 2000 HUD/Treasury report, go to www.hud.gov/pressrel/pr00-142.html. [555]

January/February 2001

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  • The Art of Revitalization: Improving Conditions in Distressed Inner-City Neighborhoods, by Sean Zielenbach (2000) (200 pp.) has been published by Garland, 800/634-7064. $26.95. It features case studies of 2 Chicago neighborhoods. [265]

  • NAACP Report Card on Bank Lending A survey of 15 leading banks shows serious deficiencies in meeting the needs of African-American consumers. For a copy, contact the NAACP Office of Communications, 410/486-9227. [256]

  • “Success Measures Guidebook” provides “a step-by-step process to identify benefits of community-based development activities & indicators with which to measure them.” $25 for CBOs ($40 others) from the Development Leadership Network, 685 Centre St., Boston, MA 02130, 617/971-9443. www.developmentleadership.org [257]

November/December 2000

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  • "Smart Growth, Better Neighborhoods" is a 234-page, 2000 report, with 15 complete case studies, 11 short articles, available ($25) from the Natl. Nbrhd. Coal., 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #410, Wash., DC 20009, 202/986-2096, nncnnc@erols.com [349]

September/October 2000

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  • Building Blocks: A Practitioner’s Guide to Planning & Financing Community Revitalization is a new quarterly Fannie Mae Fdn. publication. “Re-imaging Distressed Communities” is the theme of the initial, Spring 2000 issue. Likely free, from the Fdn., 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016-2804, 202/274-8000, fmfpubs@fanniemaefoundation.org. [855]

  • "HUD’s Strategic Plan for 2001-2006" is available online: www.hud.gov/Stragplan072100.pdf. [831]

  • Neighborhood Safety & Crime Prevention is the theme of the Spring/Summer 2000 issue of The NeighborWorks Journal, free (as is a sub) from The Neighb. Reinvestment Corp., 1325 G St. NW, #800, Wash., DC 20005, 202/220-2366, cunderwood@nw.org. [796]

July/August 2000

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  • "Section 8 Mobility & Neighborhood Health," by Margery Austin Turner, Susan Popkin & Mary Cunningham (66 pp., April 2000) s available (no price listed) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1067]

  • "TANF Policies in 9 States: Implications for Microenterprise Initiatives," by Lisa Plimpton & Mark Greenberg (20 pp., March 2000) is available (free), as is a volume with all 9 case studies, from The Aspen Inst. Pub. Office, PO Box 222, Queenstown, MD 21657, 410/820-5338. The overview document (and possibly the case studies) may be downloaded. wwww.clasp.org [807]

  • "Child Care & Comm. Econ. Dev.: Critical Roles for Legal Services," by Stephanie Upp, Chris Palamountain, Alice Bussiere & Brad Caftel is a 17-page article in the May/June 2000 Journal of Poverty Law & Policy. Contact them at 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, 312/263-3830, admin@povertylaw.org, for copies. [1036]

  • Where Banks Do Business; Small Business Lending Patterns in the Chicago Area, 1996 to 1998 is available ($15 nonprofit/govt., $30 for-profit) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070, woodstock@woodstockinst.org. They also have a publications list. [822]

  • “WEdGE: Women’s Education in the Global Economy" by Miriam Ching Louie & Linda Burnham, is “a workbook of activities, games, skits & strategies for activists, organizers, rebels & hell raisers.” $27.95 from Women of Color Resource Ctr., 2288 Fulton St., #103, Berkeley, CA 94704-1449. They also have available a “Natl. Directory of Women of Color Orgs. & Projs.” in a 2000 update; it’s available as a book ($22.95), disk ($27.95) and mailing labels ($27.95). [1041]

May/June 2000

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  • "Community Reinvestment & Cities: A Literature Review of CRA’s Impact & Future," by Susan White Haag (149 pp., March 2000) is available (likely free) from the Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6139. [940]

  • "There Goes the Neighborhood: A Regional Analysis of Gentrification & Comm. Stability in the SF Bay Area," by Cameron Y. Yee & Julie Quiroz-Martinez (29 pp., 1999) is available ($20) from Urban Habitat Prog., PO Box 29908, Presidio Sta., SF, CA 94129, 415/451-3333. [941]

  • "Accessing Markets & Fortifying Entrepreneurship: Sectoral Approaches to Microenterprise Development," by Marva Williams is available (possibly free) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn, #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070, woodstock@woodstockinst.org. [938]

  • "Helping Small Businesses Grow: Core Competencies of the Nonprofit Technical Assistance Industry" is a 26-page, Jan. 2000 report, available (no price listed) from the Calif. Reinvestment Comm., 474 Valencia St., #110, SF, CA 94103, 415/864-3980. [939]

March/April 2000

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  • "1999 Development Report Card for the States: Econ. Benchmarks for State & Corporate Decisionmakers" (13th ed., 44 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the Corp. for Enterprise Dev., 777 N. Capitol NE, #410, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-9788. [1438]

  • "Another Way Sprawl Happens: Econ. Dev. Subsidies in a Twin Cities Suburb," by Grey LeRoy, Sara Hinkley & Katie Tallman is a 51-page, Jan. 2000 study, available (free) from Goods Jobs First, 1313 L St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/737-4315. [1437]

January/February 2000

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  • "Toward Better Jobs & Stronger Ties: A Guide to Launching Econ. Dev. & Comm. Building Initiatives" (48 pp., 1999) is available (possibly free) from the NY Comm. Trust, 2 Park Ave., NYC, NY 10016, 212/686-0010. [1119]

  • Neighborhood Knowledge Los Angeles is a website aimed at improving & preserving neighborhoods. Developed by UCLA Prof. Neil Richman, it provides easy access to a vast collection of data about properties & neighborhoods that are in danger of falling into urban blight. Richman may be reached at UCLA Advanced Public Policy Inst., 3250 Public Policy Bldg., Box 951656, LA, CA 90095-1656, 310/825-0577,nrichman@ucla.edu [1122]

November/December 1999

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  • "The Federal Reserve & Local Economic Development" is a 50-page, 1999 study, available, free, from the Financial Markets Ctr., PO Box 334, Philomont, VA 20131, 540/338-7754, info@fmcenter.org. [1534]

  • "Women Creating Social Capital & Social Chang" is a new research study, led by Marilyn Gittell, of community development efforts in Boston, Chicago, the Delta (MS, LA. AR), El Paso, Houston, NC, Oakland, Portland (OR), DC. It’s available in 3 versions: the “plain vanilla” 171-page full report ($6); and Spanish and English versions of a fancier 56-page summary, with photos ($9 each). Available from the McAuley Inst., 8300 Colesville Rd., #310, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301/588-8110, kallen@mcauley.org [1533]

September/October 1999

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  • "Critiquing CRA Critiques" Daniel Immergluck of The Woodstock Inst. has written an 8-page, Aug. 1999 rebuttal of a recent Fed. Reserve Bank of Dallas study questioning the impact of, and need for, the Community Reinvestment Act. Likely free from the Inst., 407 S. Dearborn Ave., #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070., woodstck@wwa.com. [1609]

July/August 1999

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  • "Building Better Communities: A Natl. Dialogue on Collaborating for Successful Siting of Housing & Service Programs" is a 71-page report of the Campaign for New Community’s Nov. 12-14, 1998, conf. Available, as is their publications list, from BBCN, 1101 15th St. NW, #1212, Wash., DC 20005-5002, 202/467-5730, x40, cncorg@erols.com. [1198]

  • New Village: Building Sustainable Cultures is a new semi-annual journal of Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility. $15/yr. indivs., $24/insts.: 2000 Center St., #120, Berkeley, CA 94704, 510/845-0685, editor@newvillage.net. Issue #1 (80 pp.) contains articles by Tom Angotti, Greg Watson, Roberta Feldman, Karl Linn, Jim Morgan et al. [1200]

May/June 1999

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  • "More than BricksMortar: Housing that Builds Community," by Michael Schubert (32 pp., 1999) documents innovative housing strategies in Santa Fe, NM. Likely free, from the Pew Partnership, 145-C Ednam Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22903, 804/971-2073, E-mail: mail@pew-partnership.org. [1211]

  • "Building the Bridge to the High Road: Expanding Participation & Democracy in the Economy to Build Sustainable Communities," by Dan Swinney (93 pp., July 1998) is available ($10) from The Midwest Ctr. for Labor Research, 3411 W. Diversey, #10, Chicago, IL 60647, 773/278-5418, E-mail: mclr@igc.org. [1272]

  • "Directory of Community Development Financial Institutions" (150 pp., 1999) includes 469 CDFIs. $35/nonprofits, $75 for-profits from CDFI Coal., 924 Cherry St., 2nd flr., Phila., PA 19107, 215/923-5363. [1273]

March/April 1999

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  • "Economic Development in Minnesota: High Subsidies, Low Wages, Absent Standards," by Tyson Slocum & Greg LeRoy (61 pp., Feb. 1999) is available (no price listed) from Good Jobs First, 1311 L St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/626-3780. [1676]

  • "The Vital Link/Intermediary Support Organizations: Connecting Communities with Resources for Improvement" (58 pp., Dec. 1998) is available, free, from the Mott Foundation, 800/645-1766, E-mail: infocenter@ mott.org. [1680]

  • "Building Strong Neighborhoods: A Study Circle Guide for Public Dialogue & Community Problem Solving" (41 pp., 1998) is available (possibly free) from Study Circles Resource Ctr., PO Box 203, Pomfret, CT 06258, 860/928-2616, E-mail: scrc@neca.com. [1678]

  • "Organized Labor & Low-Income Communities: An Opportunity for Funders," by Thomas Asher (1998) is available ($10) from the Neighborhood Funders Group, 6862 Elm St., #320, McLean, VA 22101, 703/448-1777, E-mail: NFG@NFG.ORG. [1677]

  • "Repairing the Breach: Key Ways to Support Family Life, Reclaim Our Streets & Rebuild Civil Society in America’s Communities," ed. Bobby William Austin (72 pp., 1996) is the Exec. Summary of the Report of the Natl. Task Force on African-American Men & Boys. The document may still be available from Austin, Village Fdn., 211 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314, 703/684-4846. [1679]

January/February 1999

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  • "America’s Best & Worst Lenders" (130 pp. + App., Nov. 1998) is available ($28) from the Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coal., 733 15th St. NW, #540, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-8866. [1394]

  • "The New Metropolitan Agenda" is the theme of the Fall 1998 issue of The Brookings Review, with articles by Bruce Katz & Scott Bernstein, Anthony Downs, David Rusk, Myron Orfield, Michael Cohen et al. (in addition to john powell’s piece which we’ve reprinted in this issue of P&R). Subs. to the quarterly are $17.95: 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036. Single copies likely are available. [1347]

November/December 1998

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  • "An Econometric Model of the Urban Opportunity Structure: Cumulative Causation among City Markets, Social Problems & Underserved Areas," by George Galster (94 pp., 1998) is available (free) from the Fannie Mae Foundation, 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016-2804, 202/274-8000. email: fmfpubs@fanniemaefoundation.org. [2345]

  • The Way We Were? The Myths & Realities of America's Student Achievement, by Richard Rothstein (140 pp., 1998) is available (no price listed) from the Century Foundation (the wisely revised name of the Twentieth Century Fund), 800/552-5450. [2350]

  • "Colleges & Communities: Partners in Urban Revitalization" is the annual report of HUD's Community Outreach Partnership Ctrs., available (free) from HUD USER, PO Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20849, 800/245-2691. [2343]

  • "Community Development in the 1990s," by Christopher Walker & Mark Weinheimer an evaluation of the Natl. Comm. Dev. Initiative, is available (likely free) in 28-page, Sept. 1998 Exec. Summary form, from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200. For the full report, call 202/261-5687. [2347]

  • Consolidated Plan & Community Development Block Grant Advocacy is the theme of the Sept./Oct. 1998 issue of Clearinghouse Review. Articles include an article of the same title by Ed Gramlich; "Administrative & Judicial Enforcement of HUD's Consolidated Plan Obligations," by Michael Rawson; "How to Use the Fair Housing Laws to Achieve Your Community Development Goals," by Laurie Lambrix & Louis Prieto. Ordering inf. from the Clearinghouse, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, 312/263-3830, E-mail: ncls@internetaccess.com. [2346]

September/October 1998

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  • Rethinking Urban Economic Development, by William Schweke & Brian Dobson (112 pp., 1998) is available ($15) from the Corp. for Enterprise Dev., 777 N. Capitol NE, #410, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-9788. [1948]

  • Rethinking Urban Economic Development, by William Schweke & Brian Dobson (112 pp., 1998) Corporation for Enterprise Development, 777 N. Capitol NE, #410, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-9788. [2201]

  • The Wealth of Cities: Revitalization the Centers of American Life, by Mayor James Norquist (237 pp., 1998) has been published by Perseus Books; $25. [1950]

  • The Wealth of Cities: Revitalizing the Centers of American Life, by Mayor James Norquist (237 pp., 1998) Perseus Books [2202]

  • "Building Community: Exploring the Role of Social Capital & Local Government" is a new publication, available ($12) from the Program for Comm. Problem Solving, 1319 F St. NW, #204, Wash., DC 20004, 202/783-2961. dcpcps@aol.com [1947]

  • Building Community: Exploring the Role of Social Capital & Local Government ($12) Program for Community Problem Solving, 1319 F St. NW, #204, Wash., DC 20004, 202/783-2961, E-mail: dcpcps@aol.com [2200]

  • The Community Inf. Exchange has a new online service, "providing practical inf. about affordable housing, econ. dev. & comm. revitalization progs. A free demo is available on their www.comminfoexch.org [1949]

July/August 1998

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  • "CDBG: An Action Guide to the Community Development Block Grant Program" (56 pp., 1998) Ctr. for Comm. Change, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0519. [2046]

  • Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age, by Michael Shuman (272 pp. for $24 Jan. 1998) Progressive Research Publishers, PO Box 11335, Washington DC 20008, 202/238-0010. [2056]

  • "Voices from the Field: Learning from the Early Work of Comprehensive Community Initiatives" (90 pp., 1997) The Aspen Inst., 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW, #1070, Wash., DC 20036. [2055]

  • "CRA Commitments, 1977-1998" Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coal., 733 15th St. NW, #540, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-8866 [2047]

  • "Striking a Balance! Revitalization/Displacement (the Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde of a Healthy Community" (32 pp.) Richard Troxell of Legal Aid of Central TX, 205 W. 9th St., #200, Austin, TX 78701, 512/476-7244, x311. [2051]

  • "The (new) Univ. Mass.-Lowell Graduate Program in Regional Econ & Social Development" Prof. Chris Tilly, College of Arts & Sciences, Univ. Mass., Lowell, MA 01854, 978/934-2796, New School; Contact David Howell there, 66 5th Ave., NYC, NY 10011, 212/229-5434, E-mail: Chris_Tilly@uml.edu E-mail: howell@newschool.edu [2052]

May/June 1998

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  • "Community Building: Coming of Age," by G. Thomas Kingley & Joseph McNeely (74 pp., 1997) is available ($5) from HUD USER, 800/245-2691. A related report, "Community Building in Public Housing: Ties That Bind People & Their Commu-nities, " by Arthur Naparstek, Robin Smith & Dennis Dooley, is available (no price listed) from The Urban Inst., 202/857-8709. [2740]

  • "Give Community Institutions a Fighting Chance: Reversing Harmful Government Policies," by Bruce Katz appeared in the Fall 1997 Brookings Review. Copies of the 3-page article are available (likely free) from the author at the Brookings Ctr. for Urb. & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6139. [2741]

  • "New Small Business Lending Horizons: How Banks & Tech. Asst. Providers Can Create a Vibrant New Business Lending Market" (29 pp., 1997) is available ($20: $50 for financial insts. & corps) Loin the Calif. Reinvestment Comm , . 474 Valencia St.. #1 10. SF.CA 94103, 415/864-3980, E-mail: reinvest@igc.apc.org. [2742]

March/April 1998

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  • "Building Assets & Opportunity" (80 pp.) the 1997 Entrepreneurial Economy Review (80 pp.). is available ($20) from the Corp. for Enterprise Dev., 777 N. Capitol St., #410. Wash,, DC 20002. 202/408-9788. [2739]

  • "Race, Tests & Inequality" is a special (7-article) theme issue of Vol. 6, No. 3 (1997) of the quarterly magazine Colors. $8 (annual sub: $20) from 3123 Lake St. E., #200, Mpls., MN 55406-2028, 612/721-6631, x217, E-mail: colors@migizi.org [2752]

  • "Racial impact of Urban Redevelopment in Orlando" $5 mailing cost) a 29-page affidavit + 100+ pp. of supporting documents on racially discriminatory use of government funds and powers in that Florida city: contact Attorneys Against American Apartheid, P0 Box 140119, Gainesville, FL 32614, 352/375-2670, E-mail: Gabehk@aol.com. K [2745]

January/February 1998

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  • "New Small Business Data Show Loans Going to Higher-Income Neighborhoods in Chicago Area" (10 pp., Nov. 1997) is available from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn, #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070, email: woodstck@wwa.com. [3192]

  • "Economic Development Where It's Needed: Directing SBA 504 Lending to Lower-Income Communities" (July 1997) is available from The Woodstock Inst, 407 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070, email: woodstck@wwa.com. [3190]

  • "Linking Regional & Community Development in a Changing Economy," by Manuel Pastor, Peter Dreier, J. Eugene Grigsby III & Marta Lopez-Gara (16 pp., April 1997) is available from the Occidental College International & Public Affairs Center, 1600 Campus Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90041, 213/259-2991, email: clifford@oxy.edu. [3191]

  • Community Works! is a bimonthly newsletter from the Community Trust Inst., 1101 8th St., Greenwood Springs, CO 81601, 970/945-5912, email: leslieak@communitytrust.org. [3135]

November/December 1997

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  • A World That Works: Building Blacks for a Just & Sustainable Society, by Trent Schoyer (368 pp., 1997) is available ($23) from Bootstrap Press, 800/316-2739. The volume was put together for the June 1997 Denver conf. of The Other Econ. Sunmmit. [3497]

  • "Building Community: Exploring New Relationships Among Service Systems Reform, Community Organizing & Comm. Econ. Dev.," by Charles Bruner & Larry Parachini (43 pp., 1997) a publication of Together We Can (Inst. for Educ. Leadership, Calif. Tomorrow, Prog. for Comm. Problem Solving, Child & Family Policy Ctr.), is available ($7) from the Inst. for Educ. Leadership, 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #310, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-8405, E-mail: tollinc@iel.org. [3498]

  • "Is CRA Reform for Real? Analyzing the Rating of Large Banks Opting for Evaluation Under the New CRA Regulations," by Daniel Immergluck (17 pp., 1997) is available (no price listed) form The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn, #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070, E-mail: woodstck@wwa.com. [3499]

  • National Directory for Comm. Econ. Dev. provides inf. on over 2000 orgs. involved in CED. $55 from the Natl. Cong. for Comm. Econ. Dev., 11 Dupont Circle, #325, Wash., DC 20036, 202/234-5009. [3500]

  • "Student Performance Today," by Dianne Ravitch is a Sept. 1997, 8-page Policy Brief, available (possibly free) from The Brookings Inst., 1775 Mass. Ave.NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6000, E-mail: policybrief@brook.edu. A listing of other Brookings education reports also is available. [3506]

  • The Development Training Inst. announces its Bank of America Leadership Academy, skills-building for community-based development practitioners. Inf. from DTI, 410/338-2512, x152. [3501]

  • "Voices from Chicago: Lessons for the Nation from the 'City that Works'" is the latest Strategy Alert from the Comm. Inf. Exchange, $7 from CIE, 1029 Vermont Ave. NW, #7 10, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-2981. [3502]

September/October 1997

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  • "Life in the City: A Status Report on the Revival of Urban Communities in America" (61 pp., 1997) by the Ctr. for Natl. Policy & LISC, is available from Amy Galgon at the Ctr., 1 Mass. Ave. NW, #333, Washington, DC 20001, 202/682-1800, email: cnp@access.digex.net. [3437]

  • "Linking Human Services & Economic Development," by Emily Gantz McKay & Cristina Lopez (78 pp., 1997) is available from the Ctr. for Comm. Change, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007, 202/342-0519. [3438]

  • Holding Ground: The Rebirth of Dudley Street an award winning, 58 min. TV documentary (aired Spring 1996) about a successful Boston organizing/development project (which has its own eminent domain powers), is available from New Day Films, 22D Hollywood Ave., Hohokus, NJ 07423, 201/652-6590. [3436]

  • Made in Brooklyn produced/directed by Isabel Hill, is a 55 min, "documentary about urban manufacturing & the future of our cities." Purchase/rent from New Day Films, 22-D Hollywood Ave., Hohokus, NJ 07423, 201/652-6590, email: TMCNDY@aol.com. [3439]

July/August 1997

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  • "Communities by Choice: An Introduction to Sustainable Comm. Dev." is available, free, from Mt. Assn. for Comm. Econ, Dev., 433 Chestnut St., Berea, KY 40403, E-mail: sbelanger@maced.org. [3333]

  • "Community Capitalism: Rediscovering the Markets of America's Urban Neighborhoods" is the 24-page report of the 91st Amer. Assembly, held April 17-20, 1997. Available (possibly free) from the Assembly, 475 River-side Dr., #456, NYC, NY 10115, 212/870-3500. [3334]

  • "Growing Together: Linking Regional & Comm. Dev in a Changing Economy," by Manuel Pastor, Peter Dreier, Eugene Grigsby & Marta Lopez-Garcia is available in summary report form ($5) or full (300 + page) form ($25) from Wendy Clifford, IPAC, Occidental College, LA, CA 90041, 213/259-2991. [3335]

  • National Funding Guide for Community Development (808 pp., 1997) is available ($139.50) from The Foundation Ctr., 79 Fifth Ave. NYC, NY 10003-2076, 800/424-9836. [3338]

  • "Ready to Learn: Towards a Research Agenda on Neighborhood Econ. Dev. in Philadelphia," by Barbara Ferman & Anne Shlay (17 pp., 1997) is available (free) from Prof. Shlay, Ctr. for Public Policy, Temple Univ., Phila., PA 19122, 215/204-6696. [3340]

May/June 1997

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  • "Community Impact through Neighborhood Partnerships" (48 pp., 1997) is available ($15) from United Way of Amer., 701 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2045, 703/836-7112 , x538. Included are profiles of efforts in Boston, York, Memphis, Houston, Chicago, Providence & Denver. [3207]

March/April 1997

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  • "Can This Business Succeed? Nonprofits & Community Economic Development," by Alice Shabecoff (16 pp., 1997) is available ($1) from the Comm. Info. Exchange, 1029 Vermont Ave. NW, #710, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-2981. [3074]

  • "Liquor Stores in Lower-Income Neighborhoods" is the subject of a just-released study of Cook County from the Woodstock Inst., 407 5. Dearborn, #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070, E-mail: woodstck@wwa.com. Contact them for further inf. [3075]

January/February 1997

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  • "America's New Economy & The Challenge of the Cities" Oct. 1996 HUD report emphasizing the links between cities and their surrounding metropolitan areas. Contact HUD Public Affairs, 202/708-0685 x147 or 115. [2878]

  • "America's Worst Lenders" is a new study, from the Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coal., on lending patterns in the 20 largest met. areas. Contact NCRC, 733 15th St. NW,, #540, Wash., DC 20005, 202/625-8866. [2879]

  • New Social Entrepreneurs: The success, Challenge & Lessons of Non-Profit Enterprise Creation, by Jed Emerson & Fay Twersky (417 pp., 1996) is available (free) from The Roberts Foundation, P0 Box 29906, SF, CA 94129-0906, 415/ 561-6533, E-mail: jemerson@well.com. The book contains 17 case summaries, chapters on perspectives from employees, directors, funders, various appendices, etc. [2880]

  • "The 1996 Entreprenuerial Economy Review: Strategies for Economic Well-Being" (80 pp.) is available ($20) from the Corp. for Enterprise Dev., 777 N. Capitol NE, #410, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-9788. [2881]

  • "Tools for Promoting Community Reinvestment: Using Data to Analyze Lending Patterns in Your Community," by Kathryn Tholin (78 pp., 1996) is available (possibly free) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 5. Dearborn, #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/ 427-8070, E-mail: woodstck@wwa.com. [2882]

November/December 1996

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  • "Capitalizing on Collaboratives: New Partners for Comm. Dev. Finance" (64 pp., July 1996) is available from the Ctr. for Policy Alternatives, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #710, Washington, DC 20009, 202/387-6030. [4194]

  • "The Path to Insurance Co. Investments: A Guide for California Nonprofit Orgs." (31 pp., June 1996) is available from the California Reinvestment Comm., 474 Valencia St., #110, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415/864-3980. [4195]

  • "The Practice of Microenterprise in the US: Strategies, Costs & Effectiveness," by Joyce Klein, Elaine Edgcomb & Peggy Clark is a new report from the Self-Employment Learning Project, available from the Aspen Inst., PO Box 222, Queenstown, MD 21658, 410/820-5326. [4196]

September/October 1996

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  • "A Synthesis of Scholarship in Multicultural Education," by Geneva Gay (35 pp., 1996) is available from the N. Central Reg. Educ. Lab., 1900 Spring Rd., #300, Oak Brook, IL 60521-1480. [4033]

  • Community Development in CD-ROM is available from the Comm. Int. Exchange, 1029 Vermont Ave. NW, 4710, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-2981; contact them re price. [4025]

  • Holding Ground a 1-hour videotape documentary on the Roxbury's Dudley St. Neighborhood Initiative, is available from Holding Ground Productions, 594 Columbia Rd. #301, Dorchester, MA 02125, 617/282-2126. [4026]

  • "The Directory of Illinois Microenterprise Development Organizations & Services" & "Expanding Opportunities: The State of Microenterprise in Illinois" are available ($15 per, $25 for both) from the Women's Self-Employment Proj., 20 N. Clark St., 4th flr., Chicago, IL 60602, 312/606-8255, E-mail: hn1578@handsnet.org. [4030]

  • "The New Community Reinvestment Act Regulations: An Attempt to Implement Performance-Based Standards," by Richard D. Marsico appeared in the March 1996 Clearinghouse Review. Reprints likely are available from Prof. Marsico, NY Law School, 57 Worth St., NYC, NY 10013-2960, 212/431-2176. [4027]

  • "The New Economic Equation" a report on the Radcliffe Public Policy Inst's multi-year project examining, via focus groups and recommendations of national leaders, economic & work change in America and its effects on families and individuals, is available ($5) from the Inst., 10 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-3478, E-mail: rppi@radcliffe.harvard.edu. [4031]

  • "Urban Development, Displacement & the Future of the American City," by C. Theodore Koebel (35 pp., 1996) is available (probably free) from the Community Affairs Office of the Federal Bank of Richmond, 701 F. Byrd St., Richmond, VA 23219, 804/697-8000. [4032]

July/August 1996

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  • "Little Interest for the Poor: IOLTA Yields to Benefit Low-Income Ohioans - 1995 Performance Report" (8 pp., April 1996) is available from the Ohio Comm. Reinvestment Proj., 1066 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43201, 614/291-1984. [3869]

  • "Higher Ground: Faith Communities & Community Building," by Henry Cisneros (21 pp., Feb. 1996) is an essay, available from HUD USER, PO Box 6901, Rockville, MD 20849, 800/245-2691. [3868]

  • "The Path to Insurance Company Investments: A Guide for Calif. Community Based Nonprofit Organizations" (1996) is available fromt he Calif. Reinvestment Comm., 474 Valencia St., #110, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415/864-3980. [3871]

  • "Cast Thou Draw Out Leviathan With a Fishhook? - A Community-Based Response To an Out-Of-Control Economy," by Jeremy Brecher (34 pp., 1995) is available from The Grassroots Policy Project, 2040 S St. NW, #203, Washington, DC 20009. [3867]

  • "Making Your Community Livable: Programs That Work," by Deborah Leach is a 32 page, free compilation of community based programs - under the topics Crime Prevention, Home Repair & Modification, Transportation - available from Joan Gonda, Consumer Team, PPI, AARP, 601 E. St. NW, Washington, DC 20049. [3870]

May/June 1996

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  • "A Forum on Comm. Econ. Dev." (20 pp., 1995) is a Summary Report of a Oct. 12-14, 1995 Cinn. conf., sponsored by the United Way. Avail. (possibly free) from Eric Muschler, United Way, 701 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2045, 703/836-7100. [3758]

  • "Core Issues in Comprehensive Community-Building Initiatives," by Rebecca Stone (112 pp ., 1996) is available (possibly free) from the Chapin Hall Ctr. for Children. Univ. Chi.. 1313 F. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 312/753-5900, E-mail: rstone@chmail.spc.uchicago.edu. 47 authors-including Anita Miller, Mitchell Sviridoft Prudence Brown, Avis Vidal, Ronald Ferguson, John Gaventa, Ted Wysocki, Joseph McNeely, Harold DeRienzo, Gus Newport & Garland Yates-offer their views. The Ctr. also has a publications catalogue. [3759]

  • "Fighting Poverty Through Comm. Empowerment & Econ. Dev.: The Role of The Comm. Reinvestment & Home Mortgage Disclosure Acts," by Richard Marisco appeared the Spring 1995 NY Law School Journal of Human Rights. Reprints of the 29-page article likely are available from Prof. Marsico, New York Law School, 57 Worth St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/431-2176. [3762]

  • Funding Sources for Comm & Econ. Development 1996 (880 pp., 1996) is available ($60.50) from Oryx, 4041 N. Central Ave., #700, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397, 800/279-6799; 60-day money-back guarantee. [3764]

  • "The 'Balanced Budget' Movement Is a Threat to Our Economy" is a statement that emerged from the Social Policy Forum on the Balanced Budget. Signers include Sumner Rosen, Frank Riessman, Robert McIntyre, Elaine Bernard, Noam Chomsky, Jeff Faux, Herbert Gans, PRRAC-ers S.M. Miller & Chester Hartman and others. lnf. from Riessman at Social Policy, 25 W. 43 St., #620, NYC, NY 10036, 212/642-2929 [3766]

  • Tyranny of the Bottom Line: Why Corporations Make Good People Do Bad Things, by Robert Estes is available ($27.95) from Berrett-Koehler Publishers; or from the Ctr. for Advancement of Public Policy, 1735 S St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/797-0606. [3767]

March/April 1996

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  • "Empowerment: A New Covenant With America's Communities" Pres. Clinton's 1st Natl. Urban Policy Report, is available ($4) from BUD USER, P0 Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20849, 800/245-2691, E-mail: huduser@aspensys.com. You might be able to get a free copy of the 57-page report from American Communities, 800/998-9999. [3614]

  • "Japanese Banks & the Comm. Reinvestment Act: Differences in Culture & Business Strategy" (16 pp., 1994) and "Japanese Banks & Comm. Reinvestment: Assistance for Small Business Owners." (30 pp.), both by Sayuri Oyama & Elizabeth Tracey, are available (no price listed) from Japan Pacific Resource Network, 310 8th St., #305B, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/891-9045. [3618]

  • "Memphis Mortgage Lending in Black & White," by Hubert Van Toll is available (no price listed) from the Mid-South Peace & Justice Ctr., P0 Box 11428, Memphis, TN 38111. [3619]

  • "The 1996 Portrait: Regional Economic Review & Outlook" (64 pp.) is available (likely free) from the Northwest Policy Ctr., Univ. Wash. Grad. School of Public Affairs, Box 353060, Seattle, WA 98195-3060, 206/543-7900. [3620]

  • The Basic School: A Comnumity for Learning, by Ernest Boyer of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (255 pp., 1995), is available ($10) from Calif. Princeton Fulfillment, P0 Box 7780-4721, Phila., PA 19182-4721, 800/777-4726. Related materials: a 12-page "Introduction" booklet to the above book - $1; "The Basic School Package," the report, a video and audiotapes - $50; a 22-minute video, "The Basic School: One Hand Taking Another" - $45; a 53-minute conversation with the late Boyer on "The Basic School" -$10. [3626]

  • "The Campaign for New Community" has produced a series of Jan. 1996 handbooks & research documents, under the direction of USC Prof Michael Dear, among them: "Seeing People Differently: Changing 9 Constructs of Disability & Difference" (29 pp.); Case Studies of Successful & Unsuccessful Siting Strategies" (21 pp.): "Community Relations: A Resource Guide" (65 pp.): "The State of the District: NIMBYism in Washington. DC" (25 pp. + tables, maps): "Accepting & Rejecting Communities" (28 pp.). For prices and availability, contact the Campaign, 212 E Capitol St. NE, Was DC 20003. 202 543-2249. [3621]

January/February 1996

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  • "Small Business Lending for Economic Development, Vol 1 (Strategic Response for Urban Communities) and Vol 2 (Model Urban Programs)" are available from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn, #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070. [3724]

November/December 1995

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  • "Paths to Economic Opportunity: Case Studies of Local Development Strategies to Reduce Poverty" a new case study book for local officials, is available (no price listed) from the Natl. League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3030. [4923]

September/October 1995

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  • "BankRight: A Guide to Socially Responsible Banking" a community reinvestment guide for bank customers (28 pp.) is available from the McAuley Inst., 8300 Colesville Rd., #310, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301/588-8110. [4617]

  • "How to Succeed in Banking Without Really Lending" by Jonathan Brown (77 pp., 1995) is available from Essential Info, PO Box 19405, Washington, DC 20036, 202/387-8030. [4620]

  • "Moving to Economic Development: A New Goal for SBA Loan Programs" looks at SBA loan activity in San Antonio, where SBA's LowDoc program was introduced in 1993. Available from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn, #550, Chicago, IL 60605. [4621]

  • Reinvesting in America: The Grassroots Movements That Are Feeding the Hungry, Housing the Homeless & Putting Americans Back to Work by Robin Garr, has been published by Addison-Wesley, 101 5th Ave., NYC, NY 10002, 800/447-2226. [4622]

July/August 1995

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  • Advancing Opportunity in Advanced Manufacturing: The Potential of Predominantly Minority Colleges by Stuart Rosenfeld & Marcia Kingslow (145 pp., 1995), is available (no price listed) from Regional Technology Strategies, PO Box 9005, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-9005, 919/933,6699. Contact Rosenfeld for other RTS publications and their bi-monthly newsletter, Firm Connections (advancing collaboration to build competitive firms'). [4872]

  • An Alternative to the Northwest Incinerator: Reducing Waste Stimulating Economic Development & Creating Jobs Instead of Pollution by Bill Eyring, Kevin Greene & Franklin Lomax (1994), is available ($7.50) from the Ctr. for Neighb. Technology, 2125 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647, 312/278-6800; contact them re other related publications. [4873]

  • CDBG is the theme of the special 36-page issue of Targeting Times, commemorating 20 years of the program. Contributions by Brian Sullivan, Andy Mott, Andrew Cuomo, Anna Kondratas, Karen Hill, Esteban Torres, Ed Gramlich, Marsha Simon & others. Available (no price listed) from the Coal. for Low-Income Comm. Dev., 513 N. Chapel Gate Lane, Baltimore, MD 21229,410/945-2835. [4874]

  • "Community Reinvestment Act; Preliminary Results of GAO's Study on CRA Problems & Proposal Reforms" by James Bothwell, is a 16-page, March 1995 GAO Report (GAO/T-GGDA5-113), available (free) from USGAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884-6015. [4875]

  • "Critical Choices for California: The 1993-1996 State Budget" (47 pp., June 1995), co-authored by The Calif. Budget Project and the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, is available ($5) from the Project, 92111th St. #701, Sacramento, CA 95814, 916/444-0500. The report analyzes the long-term impact of proposed spending and tax cuts, the failure to invest in education & public infrastructure, and the potential impact of federal spending cuts & block grant proposals in Calif The Project also has a new newsletter, Budget Watch, to be published at 4-6 week intervals, and an 8 pp. briefing paper on Gov. Pete Wilson's proposed 15% cut in personal & Corp. taxes ($2.50). [4876]

  • "Lending a Hand: A Congregation's Guide to Community Investing" by Kathryn Tholin (28 pp., Feb. 1995), is available ($10) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn, #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070. [4877]

  • "Reinvestment Reform in an Era of Financial Change" (55 pp. + tables, April 1995) is available ($10 non-profits/ students, $25 libraries/for-profits, $50 trade assns.) from the Southern Finance Project, PO Box 334, Philomont, VA 22131, 703/338-7754. The report proposes spreading CRA-type reinvestment obligations to non-banks to create a National Reinvestment Fund. [4878]

  • "Revising the Consumer Price Index: Correcting Bias or Biased Corrections?" by Dean Baker (8 pp., April 1995), is a Briefing Paper, available (no price listed) from the Econ. Policy Inst., 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036,202/775-8810. [4879]

  • The Essence of Community Reinvestment: Community-Based Organization & Bank Partnerships is the Winter 1995 issue of Strategy Alert, the quarterly report of the Community Inf. Exchange. Contact CIE, 1029 Vermont Ave. NW, #710, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-2981. [4880]

  • "The Legacy of Redlining in Washington, DC: A Study of Lending Patterns in Washington DC's Minority & Low- & Moderate-Income Communities" (22 pp. + tables, April 1995) is available (no ,price listed) from Community Fast, 1002 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/ 338-8993. [4881]

  • "The Return of the Dream: An Analysis of the Probable Economic Return on a National Investment in Individual Development Accounts" by Daphne Clones, Robert Friedman, Brian Grossman & Cicero Wilson (May 1995), is available in Exec. Summary form (no price listed) from the Corp. for Enterprise Development, 777 N. Capitol St. NE, #801, Wash.,: DC 20002,202/408-9788. [4882]

May/June 1995

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  • "A Sustainable Economy for the 21st Century," by Juliet Schor (March 1995) is a pamphlet from the Open Magazine Pamphlet Series, PO Box 2726, Westfield, NJ 07091, 908/789-9608. [4429]

  • "Rebuilding Inner-City Communities: A New Approach to the Nation's Urban Crisis" (69 pp., March 1995) is a Statement by the Research & Policy Comm. of the Comm. for Econ. Dev., 477 Madison Ave., NYC, NY 10022, 212/688-2063. [4432]

  • "Micro-Enterprise and Women: The Viability of Self-Employment as a Strategy for Alleviating Poverty" (76 pp., Nov. 1994) is available from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research, 1400 20th St. NW, #104, Washington, DC 20036, 202/785-5100. [4431]

  • Religious Institutions as Partners in Community-Based Development is the theme of the Feb. 1995 issue of Progressions, the Lilly Endowment's Occasional Report. Likely free from Laura Henn at Lilly, 2801 N. Meridian St., PO Box 88068, Indianapolis, IN 46208, 317/924-5471. [4433]

March/April 1995

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  • "Development With Dignity: An Assessment of Community-Based Economic Development in the South" by Isaiah Madison, surveys 50 CDCs. A 5 page article from the Winter 1994 issue of Southern Exposure is available from us with a SASE, or from the Inst. for Southern Studies, PO Box 531, Durham, NC 27702, 919/419-8311. [4511]

  • "Financial Market Developments & the Public Obligations of Nonbank Financial Firms" by Tom Schlesinger (8 pp. + tables, Oct. 1994), is available from the Southern Finance Project, PO Box 334, Philomont, VA 22131, 703/338-7754. [4512]

  • "Four Years and Still Falling: The Decline in the Value of the Minimum Wage" by Isaac Shapiro (14 pp., Jan. 1995), is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. #705, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080. [4519]

  • "Ranking the Lenders: Investigating for Patterns of Racial Discrimination in the Making of Home Loans" (35 pp. + maps, Dec. 1994) is available from the Washington Lawyers Comm. for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs, 1300 19th St. NW #500, Washington, DC 20036, 202/835-0031. [4513]

  • "The Earnings Ladder: Who's at the Bottom? Who's at the Top?" is a 4 page, June 1994 Census Bureau Statistical Brief, available through John McNeil, 301/763-8300. [4520]

January/February 1995

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  • "Banking, Finance & Community Economic Empowerment: Structural Economic Theory, Procedural Civil Rights & Substantive Racial Justice," by Anthony Taibi of the Univ. of Ill. College of Law (81 pp.), appeared in the May, 1994 Harvard Law Review. [4278]

  • CRA Publications "The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act: An Analytical Tool for Lenders, Regulators & Consumers," "CRA & Branch Offices: A Match Made in Efficiency Heaven," "Complying with the CRA in Rural Communities" (all free from the Fed. Reserve Bank of Chicago, 312/322-8232); "Closing the Gap: A Guide to Equal Opportunity Lending." booklet (free) & video ($9.95) -the book from the Fed. Reserve Bank of Mpls., 612/340-6935, video from VIDICOPY Corp., 650 Vaqueros Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94086; "The Quick Reference Guide for Banking Regulations," a 55-page Amer. Bankers Assn. booklet with 1-page summaries of top bank regulations (Bank Secrecy Act, Equal Credit Opp. Act, HMDA, Truth in Lending, etc.), $69.95 from 800/338-0626. [4279]

  • "First Annual Report: Comprehensive Community Revitalization Program" (20 pp., 1994) evaluates a national demonstration, by 6 S. Bronx community development programs, to rebuild their physical & social
    infrastructure. Available free from CCRP, 1155 Ave. of the Americas-l6th flr., NYC, NY 10036-2711, 212/354-2277. [4280]

  • Lobby of the Employed A
    working group to discuss and advance this idea (put forth originally by Columbia Univ. sociologist Herbert Gaas) has been formed by Frank Riessman & David Kallick. Inf. from Riessman, Social Policy, 25 W. 43 St. #620, NYC, NY 10036, 212/642-2929. [4281]

  • The Community Reinvestment Clearinghouse has just been launched, providing technical assistance,
    a resource library, regulatory alerts and conferences. Contact the Clearinghouse, NY Law School, 57 Worth St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/431-2899. [4282]

  • The Time Dollar Network is "a new, tax-exempt currency that empowers people to convert their personal time into purchasing power by helping others and by rebuilding family, neighborhood & community." Contact them at PO Box 42160, Wash., DC 20015, 202/686-5200 [4283]

November/December 1994

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  • "Community Development Financial Institutions: Investing in People and Communities (? pp., 1994) is available ($10 govt./univ. /non-profits, $20 for-profits) from the Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070. They have also published 4 companion studies from their Community Dev. Fin. Insts. Project; descriptive leaflet available from them. [6661]

  • "Building Communities from the Inside Out," by John McKnight & Richard Kreutzer outlines an approach to community reinvestment that builds on strengths, what they term "asset-based community development." $12 from Ctr. for Urban Affairs & Policy Research, Northwestern Univ., 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 708/491-3518. [6658]

  • Building Hope: Community Development in America the PBS documentary shown last Spring, is available ($12.95) from the Pratt Inst. Center for Comm. & Env. Dev., 379 DeKalb Ave., 2nd flr., Brooklyn, NY 11205, 718/636-3486. The Inst. also is producing case studies on the community development corps. interviewed for their oral history project. Contact Ahsa Drayton at PICCED for more inf. on this. [6659]

  • Capital Communities in Black and White: The Intersections of Race, Class and Uneven Development, by Gregory D. Squires (185 pp., 1994, $17.95), is available from SUNY Press, PO Box 6525, Ithaca, NY 14851, 607/277-2211. [6660]

  • CON PLAN is the shorthand for HUD's new Consolidated Plan, to replace existing planning documents for housing, community development, homelessness and several other aid programs. It's caused lots of consternation and opposition in the advocacy community, and the official Federal Register comment period has now passed. For further information and materials, contact Ed Gramlich at the Ctr. for Comm. Change, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0567. [6662]

  • CRA Revisions The 4 federal banking regulators have issued for public comment their long-awaited revision to their Community Reinvestment Act reform proposal (the fast iteration of which was issued last December). The full text of the revised version appears in the Oct. 7 Federal Register. The regulators are accepting comments through Nov. 21-they should be sent to the Communications Div., Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20219. For further background and inf., contact Allen Fishbein or Debby Goldberg at the Ctr. for Comm. Change (see above item). [6663]

  • "Fact Finding Report" from the Commission on the Future of Worker-Management Relations (163 pp., May 1994) is available (no price listed) from the Office of the Secretary, US Dept. of Labor, Wash., DC 20210. [6664]

  • Race & Economic Development: Challenges & Prospects is the Spring/ Summer 1994, 30-page issue of Trotter Review, published by the Wm. Monroe Trotter Inst. of U. Mass-Boston (100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393). Subs. are $8/yr. [6665]

  • "Redefining Success m Community Development: A New Approach for Determining & Measuring the Impact of Community Development," by Sherry Salway Black is available (no price listed) from the Lincoln Filene Ctr., Tufts Univ., Medford, MA 02155, 617/627-3549. [6666]

  • The International Labor Office has a publications list with such titles as Comparable Worth d Gender Discrintination: An International Perspective, by Morley Gunderson; The Work of Strangers: A Survey of International Labour Migration, by Peter Stalker, and Visions of the Future of Social Justice: Essays on the Occasion of the ILO's 75th Anniversary. Write for the catalogue: 1828 L St. NW #801, Wash., DC 20036. [6667]

  • The Social Compact is a new initiative from the financial services industry that, among other activities, makes annual Neighborhood Nonprofit Partnership awards to further the work of effective housing/community development organizations. Contact Lynn Whiteside, Social Compact, 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW #750, Wash., DC 20015, 202/686-9190. [6668]

September/October 1994

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  • "Community Reinvestment Act Performance Evaluation Ratings of Savings Associations" is available (may be free) from Gwendolyn Gregg-Cauthen, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G St. NW, Wash., DC 20552,202/906-7084. [5082]

  • Jobs for All A Plan for the Revitalization of America by Sheila Collins, Helen Lachs Ginsburg & Trudy Schaffner Goldberg (136 pp., 1994), is available ($12) from Apex Press
    777 UN Plaza, NYC, NY 10017, 800/316-2739. [5084]

  • "More for Our Money: A Primer on Public Deposit Programs" (1994) is available ($10 govt./ univ. / nonprofits, $20 others) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070. [5085]

  • NCRC Reinvestment Compendium is a new bi-monthly newsletter (no price listed) from the Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coalition, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW #1010, Wash., DC 20009-4728, 202/986-7898. [5086]

  • "Poverty & Economic Development: Views from City Hall" (30 pp., July 1994) is available ($15) from the Natl. League of Cities Publications Ctr., PO Box 491, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, 301/725-4299. [5087]

  • Section 3 Reporter is a new publication of the Section 3 Monitoring Project. (Sec. 3 of the 1968 Hsng. & Urban Dev. Act is designed to assure that economic opportunities generated by federally-funded housing construction, rehab and other public construction projects are directed to the greatest extent feasible toward low- and very low-income persons, particularly recipients of government housing assistance.) The newsletter is available (apparently free) from the Project, 2 S. Easton Rd., Glenside, PA 19038, 215/ 572-7300. [5088]

  • The Empty Promise: The EEOC & Hispanics (April 1994) is available ($12.50) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, 810 First St. NE #300, Wash., DC 20002, 202/289-1380. [5089]

  • The State of Working America, 1994-95, by Lawrence Mishel & Jared Bernstein (367 pp., Dec. 1994), is a new Economic Policy Inst. book. Price unavail. at this time. Order from M.E. Sharpe, 800/541-6563. [5090]

  • The Underbelly of the US Economy: Joblessness & the Pauperization of Work in America by David Dembo & Ward Morehouse (46 pp., 1994), is available ($5) from Apex Press, 777 UN Plaza, NYC, NY 10017, 800/316-2739. [5083]

July/August 1994

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  • 1994 Directory of U.S. Micro enterprise Programs (324 pp., 1994) is available ($10) from the Aspen Inst. Pub. Office, PO Box 150, Queens town, MD 21658,410/827-7168. It profiles 195 programs, in 44 states. [5354]

  • Assistance to Native American Indian Entrepreneurs The Indiana Amer. Indian Manpower Council's Venture Assistance Program is compiling a directory of all Native American-owned businesses in the state and is undertaking a survey to identify needs for assistance programs. Contact Tom Stephenson a the Council, 6100 N. Keystone Ave. #357, Indianapolis, IN 462211-2427, 800/745-5872. [5355]

  • Building Hope is a one hour documentary on the CDC movement, which was recently presented on television. It's part of a larger CDC oral history project. Inf. on the project and videotape from the Prat Inst., 379 DeKalb Ave. 2nd flr., Brooklyn, NY 11205,718/636-3486. [5356]

  • Capital and Communities in Black & White.- The Intersections of Race, Class & Uneven Development Gregory Squires (185 pp., 1994), is available ($17.95) from SUNY Press, PO Box 6525, Ithaca, NY 14851, 607/ 277-2211. [5357]

  • Corporation for Enterprise Development Publications "Rethinking Rural Development" (1993, $17.50); "Hard Times, Smart Choices: 8 Guidelines for Development Policy in the 1990s" (1992, $7.50); "Playing By New Rules: 9 Economic Development Realities for the 1990s" (1990, $10); "AFDC & Micro enterprise: Working with Your State to Address Regulatory Barriers" (1993, $17.50); "The Federal Micro enterprise Policy Inst.: Inst. Proceedings" (1993, $15); "Savings Groups: A Tool for Community Organizations" (1993, $15); "Individual Development Accounts: A State Briefing Book" (1993, $27.50). Available from CFED, 777 N. Capitol St. NE #801, Wash., DC 2!0002,202/ 408-9788. "Investing in Community-Based Development: The Case for Utility Investment in Distressed Communities" (1993) is free from the Enterprise Found., 410/964-1230. [5358]

  • "EJ. Brach: A Mid-adventure in Candy Land," by Robert Ginsburg (11 pp., May 1994), a study done as part of the campaign to save Brach Candy Co., is available (no price listed) from the Midwest Ctr. for Labor Research, 3411 W. Diversey Ave. #10, Chicago, IL 60647, 312/278-5418. The study was done for the Garfield Austin Interfaith Action Network and Local 738 of the Internatl. Brotherhood of Teamsters (the candy plant workers' union). [5359]

  • "Evaluating the Role of Race in Mortgage Lending" by David Home, appears in the Spring/ Summer 1994 FDIC Banking Review. It offers a critique of the Boston Federal Reserve Bank's study documenting "redlining" practices. Well send a copy ol the 15-page article with a (52c SASE. [5360]

  • How the Empress Gets New Clothes Asian Immigrant Women Advocates vs. Jessica McClintock, Inc.," by PRRAC Board member Gary Delgado (23 pp., May 1994), is available ($5) from the Applied Research Ctr., 25 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland, CA 94606. [5361]

  • "Interagency Policy Statement on Discrimination in Lending" was published for comment (the comment period will be over by the time you receive this issue of P&R) in the April 15, 1994 Federal Register (pp. 18266-74). A free copy of the proposed statement (Circular No. 10702 is available by calling the Fed , Reserve Bank of NY, 212/ 720-5215. [5362]

  • Mortgage Lending, Race & Lender Employment. Does Anybody Who Works Here Look like Me by Gregory Squires, Sunwoong Kim & Peter Minarik (19 pp. + table. March 1994), is available (no price listed) from Prof Kim, Dept. Economics, Univ. Wisc Milwaukee, WI 53201. [5363]

  • New South Africa Development Documents: "The Reconstruction & Development Programme of the African National Congress (147 pp., 1994) and "Making People-Driven Developments Work," the S. African Natl. Civic Organisation (SANCO) report of the Commission on Development Finance (100 pp.), are available ($8 each) from Phambili Books, 55 Kruis St., Johannesburg, SA 2000, phone 27-11-294944. [5364]

  • New Woodstock Inst. Chicago Reports Focussing In: Indicators of Economic Change in Chicago's Neighborhoods" (400+ pp.) and "Against the Tide: A Closer Look at Econ. Change in Chigago's Low- and Moderate Income Neighborhoods." Latter is $10 for nonprofits, $20 others; former free to CBOs (but $4.10 postage charge), $20 other nonprofits, $75 for-profits ("Against the Tide" free with purchase of "Focussing In'). Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/ 427-8070. [5365]

  • Playing to Win: A Marshall Plan for America by Billy Tidwell (56 pp., 1991), is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Urban League Research Dept., 1111 14th St. NW, Wash., DC 20005,202/ 898-1604. [5367]

  • "Raising the Floor.. The Effects of Minimum Wages on Low-Wage Workers," by William Spriggs & Bruce Klein (90 pp., 1994), is available ($12) from the Econ. Policy Inst., 800/537-9359. [5368]

  • "Refinancing Boom Benefits Some, Not Others" is a new Woodstock Inst. study showing that African American homeowners in Chicago have much lower rates of applying for home mortgage refinancing loans than white homeowners, and that when they do apply they are turned down at much higher rates than whites. Available (no price listed) from the Inst.Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/ 427-8070. [5366]

  • Streets of Hope: The Fall & Rise of an Urban Neighborhood by Peter Medoff & Holly Sklar (336 pp., 1994), chronicles the Dudley St. Neighborhood Initiative in Boston's Roxbury section, the nation's first neighborhood group to win the right of eminent domain. $16 from South End Press, 116 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115,617/266-0629. [5369]

  • "The African American Worker" (7 pp.) and "Latino Workers in the U.S." (8 pp.), both by Mary Hollers, are Fall 1993 articles from Labor Notes. $2 each from Labor Notes, 7435 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48210, 313/842-6262. [5370]

  • The Sugar Law Center (a Natl. Lawyers Guild project) has a new newsletter. The Center (a PRRAC grantee) focuses much of its work on the WARN (Workers Adjustment Retraining Notification) Act and on plant closing issues more generally. The newsletter is $20/yr. from the Ctr., 2915 Cadillac Tower, Detroit, MI 48226, 313/962-6540. [5371]

  • The Urban Developers Program has been established by Spertus College (618 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605, 312/322-1708), offering both masters degree and certificate programs for nonprofit housing developer;. [5372]

May/June 1994

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  • "Appreciating Differences: Teaching & Learning in a Culturally Diverse Classroom" is available ($7) from NEFEC/ SERVE, Rt. 1, Boa 8500, Palatka, FL 32177. [5313]

  • "Asian-American Studies Curriculum Guide K-12" is available ($10) from Peter Kiang, Grad. College of Ed. U. Mass., Boston; MA 0212 3359,617/287-7614. [5314]

  • "Back to Investment: A Proposal to Create a Capital Investment Fund" by Jeff Faux, Dean Baker & Todd Schafer, shows how to add a minimum of $40 billion annually for investment in education, training and public infrastructure. The 9-page report is $5 from Public Int. Pubs., 800/537-9359. [5300]

  • "Building for the Future: A Discussion Paper on Strengthening Staff Leadership in Community-Based Development Organizations" by Joseph McNeely (14 pp., Nov. 1993), commissioned by the Fannie Mae Found., is available (free) from C. Maxey, Development Trng. Inst., 2500 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21218. [5301]

  • "Employment Discrimination Against Older Workers: An Experimental Study of Hiring Practices" by Mark Bendick, Jr., Charles Jackson & J. Horacio Rome (24 pp., Dec. 1993) is availab' (no price listed) from the Fau Employment Council of Greater Wash., 1400 Eye St. NW #550, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-4474. [5312]

  • "Government, For-Profits and Third Sector Employment: Differences by Race & Sex, 1950-90" by Lynn Burbridge (147 pp.), is available ($15) from the Ctr. for Research on Women, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02181. [5302]

  • "Jobs for All in a Nation that Works: A Plan for the Economic & Social Revitalization of America" by Sheila Collins, Helen Ginsburg, & Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg (in consultation with Leonard Rodberg, Sumner Rosen & Ward Morehouse), is available from New Initiatives for Full Employment, c/o Council on Internal. & Public Affairs, 777 UN Plaza #3C, NYC, NY 10017, 212/972-9877. Copies of the 67-page document likely are free. NIFE is looking for endorsers of the plan; contact Hector Cordero-Guzman or (PRRAC Social Advisory Board Member) Frank Bonilla at 212/772-5689. [5304]

  • "Limited English Proficiency: A Growing & Costly Educational Challenge Facing Many School Districts" is a 92-page, Jan. 1994 GAO report (GAO-HEHS-9438) available (free) from USGA PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg MD 20884-6015,202/512-6000. [5315]

  • "Opportunities for Legal Services Advocacy on Jobs, Employment, Education & Training Issues" by Irv Ackelsberg, Barbara Bonifas, Brad Caftel, Maurice Emsellem, Bristow Hardin, James Head, Mary Ellen Hombs, Elizabeth Imholz, Steve Savner & Paul Weckstein, is an 18-page article from the Jan. 1994 "14th Annual Review of Poverty Law," published by the Clearinghouse Review, 205 W. Monroe St. 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606, 312/939-3830 (no price listed). The authors are members of the Jobs, Educ., Employment & Training Working Group of the Employment Task Force, which can be contacted through Maurice Emsellem at the Natl. Employment Law Proj., 475 Riverside Dr., #240, NYC, NY 10115, 212/ 870-2121. [5305]

  • "Patterns of Success: How the Neighborhood Develop-ment Demonstration Program builds Local Capacity" (38 pp., $12) examines the experience of 9 NDDP grantees in building capacity for the long term. This and a related report-"Building Partnerships with Neighborhood Funders" (16 pp., $7), which presents the experiences of 13 community-based organizations that have formed partnerships with banks, businesses, and churches in the neighborhood - are available from the Comm. Inf. Exchange, 1029 Vermont Ave. NW #710, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-2981. [5306]

  • "Racial Redlining: A Study of Racial Discrimination by Banks and Mortgage Companies in the US" by Jonathan Brown with Charles Bennington (53 pp. + tables, apps.), is available (no price listed) from Essential Information, PO Box 19405, Wash., DC 20036, 202/387-8030. [5307]

  • "The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Study on Mortgage Lending Revisited" by James Carr & Isaac Megbolugbe (41 pp., 1993), is available (likely free) from the Fannie Mae Office of Housing Research, 3900 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016-2899, 202/752-7000. [5308]

  • "The Job Gap Study Feasibility Report" (16 pp. + tables/ apps., Dec. 1993) is available (no price listed) from the JOBS NOW Coal., 1036 Minn. Bldg., 46 E. 4th St., St. Paul, MN 55191, 612/290-0240. [5309]

  • "Time for an Employees' Lobby" is a 3-page proposal by sociologist Herbert Gans (from the Winter 1993 Social Policy), proposing creation of a political force to advocate for creation of full-time, decent jobs. Well send you a copy with a SASE. [5310]

  • "Toward a Program for Publicly-Financed Jobs" by Staughton Lynd (27 pp., March 1994), is available (free) from Lynd at Northeast Ohio Legal Services, 700 Metro-politan Tower, Youngstown, OH 44503,216/744-3196. [5311]

January/February 1994

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  • "New Directions in Community Development" was the title of a Oct. 27-29 Conf. in St. Paul sponsored by the Local Initiatives Support Corp. Conf. proceedings are available from Sheila Math of LISC, 202/785-2908. [4966]

  • Non-Traditional Employment for Women (243 W. 20 St., NYC, NY 10011, 212/627-6252) is devoted to helping women and young girls find economic self-sufficiency through work in the blue-collar trades, construction and other skilled areas, via skills training, job placement and advocacy [4960]

  • "Sound Loans for Communities: An Analysis of the Performance of Community Reinvestment Loans"" (19 pp., 1993) documents the successful record of loans targeted to Chicago's low-income communities. Available (likely free) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070. A full report of the study ("Performance Analysis of Community Reinvestment Lending Programs'), by Prof. Edwin Mills of the Northwestern Univ. Kellogg School of Management and Luan' Send Lobule, is also available from Woodstock. [4963]

  • "The African American Worker" and "Latino Workers in the United States" are two new papers (each 7 pp.) by Mary Holiness. $2 each from Labor Notes, 7435 Mich. Ave., Detroit, MI 48210, 313/842-6262. [4965]

  • "The Calif. Network for a New Economy" has available a 8-page report on its June I I-13, 1993 conference, "Building a Sustainable Economy: Conversion for Jobs, Justice and the Environment." Available (likely free) from the Silicon Valley Toxic Coal., 760 N. Fast St., San Jose, CA 95112,408/287-6707. [4964]

  • The No. Carolina Inst. of Minority Economic Development (112 W. Main St., PO Box 1307, Durham, NC 27702, 919/682-1894) is a research and public policy organization, working closely with historically Black colleges and universities, the state's Legislative Black Caucus and non-traditional lenders. [4962]

  • "Unemployment Policy: "What Do We Do To and For the Unemployed? Employment Policy in the Real World" is a 30-page paper by Ross Kipper and Alice Hoffman, presented at the 1993 Amer. Soc. Assn. meetings. Copies from Prof. Hoffman, Dept. of Psychology, Bryan Mar College, Bryan Mar, PA 19010,215/526-7868. [4961]

November/December 1993

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  • "Assisting the Smallest Businesses: Assessing Micro-enterprise Development as a Strategy for Boosting Poor Communities," by Peggy Clark & Tracey Houston (23 pp., Aug. 1993), documents the principal findings of interviews with 302 microentrepreneurs across the country. Available (no price listed) from The Aspen Inst. Self-Employment Learning Project, 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW #1070, Wash., DC 20036, 202/736-5800. [5935]

  • Job-Damaged People: How to Survive and Change the Workers' Compensation System is available ($19.95) from EHN Books, PO Box 16267, Chesapeake, VA 23328. [5939]

  • "No Work, No Welfare: Able-Bodied Men on the Streets of Chicago" (50 pp., Aug. 1993) is available (no price listed) from the Chicago Inst. on Urban Poverty, 327 S. La Salle St. #1500, Chicago, IL 60604, 312/435-4500. [5937]

  • The Political Economy of North Air Free Trade, by Ricardo Grinspun & Maxwell Cameron (368 pp., 1993), is available ($18.45) from St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Ave., NYC, NY 10010; foreword by Robert Kuttner [5940]

  • "The Prospects for `Putting America to Work' in the Inner City," by E. Douglas Williams & Richard Sander appeared in the June, 1993 Georgetown Law Journal. At 69 pp., it's a bit long for us to distribute, but you might be able to get a reprint from the authors (an Asst. Prof. of Economics at Carleton College and Acting Prof. of Law at UCLA, respectively). [5936]

  • "The Temp. Network for Comm. Econ. Dev." publishes a newsletter. PO Box 23353, Nashville, TN 37202, 615/ 395-4341. [5938]

September/October 1993

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  • "A Guide to Enforcing the Community Reinvestment Act" by Richard Marsico, is an article from the Fordham Law J. (vol. XX, no. 2, 1993, 115 pp.). Marsico is a Clinical Law Prof. at NY Law School, 57 Worth St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/431-2312. [5989]

  • "Report on the Status of Community Reinvestment Act, Views and Recommendations" is a 2-volume examination of CRA enforcement, published by the Senate Housing Subcomm. $16 per volume from the Sup. of Documents, Wash., DC 20402, 202/783-3238. [5984]

  • Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights - Organizing Memphis Workers by Michael Honey of the Univ. of Wash. Tacoma (Univ. of Illinois Press, 1993, $17.95), chronicles the industrial union movement for understanding Martin Luther King's support of poor people and black labor organizing in Memphis. Honey is engaged in followup work on the potential unity of labor and civil rights movements and is establishing a center for research and action on multi-cultural education at the new Tacoma branch campus of the Univ. of Wash. He's reachable at the Perkins Bldg, 6th flr., 1103 A St., Tacoma, WA 98402, 206/552-4450 [5985]

  • "Standing Rusty and Rolling Empty: Law, Poverty and America's Eroding Industrial Base" by Fran Ansley, is a 139-page article from the June 1993 Georgetown Law J. Possibly available via Prof. Ansley, Univ. Tenn. College of Law, 1505 W. Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996-1800, 615/974-4241. [5983]

  • "The Failed Case for NAFTA: The Ten Most Common Claims for the N. Amer. Free Trade Agreement and Why They Don't Make Sense" is a just-released 16-page briefing paper from the Econ. Policy Inst., 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-8810; no price listed. [5982]

  • "The Joyless Recovery: Deteriorating Wages and Job Quality in the 1990s" by Lawrence Mishel & Jared Bernstein (26 pp., Sept. 1993), is a briefing paper from the Econ. Policy Inst., 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW #200, Washington, DC 20036, 202/775-8810. [5991]

  • "The Phillips Neighborhood (Minneapolis) Income Statement & Balance Sheet" by Ken Meter (44 pp. + apps., 1993), offers an overview of the economy/financial condition of a single neighborhood (census data, tax records, property lists, financial summaries, official reports), as a starting point for long-term planning. The model is applicable to any neighborhood. $12 (or $2 for a 10-page summary) from Crossroads Resource Ctr., PO Box 7423, Mpls., MN 55407, 612/827-3929. [5990]

  • "Transnational Investment and Job Loss in Chicago: Impacts on Women, African Americans and Latinos" by David Ranney and William Cecil (13 pp., Jan. 1993), is a study from the Trade Research Consortium, created to provide community groups and non-governmental organizations access to useful research available within academia. They're reachable at PO Box 80066, Minneapolis, MN 55408, 612/379-5980. [5986]

  • Who Pays? Who Profits? The Truth About the American Tax System by Ralph Estes of American Univ. (147 pp., 1993, $8.95), is available from the Inst. for Policy Studies, 1601 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-9382 [5988]

  • "Winning With Tax Reform: The Connecticut Story" by Conn. State Rep. Miles Rapoport, appeared in the Winter 1993 issue of The American Prospect. Contact Rapoport (State Capitol, Rep. MR-210, Hartford, CT 06106) for reprint. [5987]

July/August 1993

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  • Beyond Borders is a new quarterly magazine, written for organizers- a forum for labor action around the globe" -dealing with plant closures, capital mobility, replacement workers, union-busting, etc. $12/year from 4677 30th St. #214, San Diego, CA 92116. [5841]

  • "Building on Diversity: The New Unionism" is the Spring/ Summer 1993 issue of Labor Research Review, published by the Midwest Ctr. for Labor Research, 108 pp., $8 from the Center, 3411 W. Diversey #10, Chicago, IL 60647, 312/278-5418. [5839]

  • "Credit and the War on Poverty: An Analysis of the Credit Union Programs of the Office of Economic Opportunity" (55 pp., 1993) is available ($10 govt./ univ. / non-profits, $20 others) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070. It is "the first comprehensive independent analysis of the history of the 400 credit unions established and supported as part of the OEO War on Poverty in the 1960s." [5846]

  • "From Global Capitalism to Economic Justice: An Inquiry into the Elimination of Systemic Poverty, Violence and Environmental Destruction in the World Economy," by Arjun Makhijani is available ($17) from the Inst. for Energy and Environmental Research, 6935 Laurel Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912. [5849]

  • Latinos and the Los Angeles Uprising: The Economic Context, by Manuel Pastor (112 pp., 1993), is available (no price listed) from the Tomds Rivera Center, 710 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711, 909/625-6607. A 15-page Summary Report also is available. [5845]

  • "Making Work Pay: The Unfinished Agenda," by Isaac Shapiro & Robert Greentstein 68 pp., May 1993), is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. NE #705, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080: Contact them for price/ subscription inf. [5838]

  • "Reconstructing Los Angeles From the Bottom Up" is a just-released 59-page study from the Labor/ Community Strategy Center, 3780 Wilshire Blvd. #1200, LA, CA 90010, 213/387-2800. $10. It's "a long-term strategy for workers, low-income people, and people of color to create an alternative vision of urban development." [5842]

  • "Separate and Unequal: Racial Discrimination in [Wash. DC] Area Home Lending" is a well researched 3-part series from the June 6-8 Wash. Post. Yours from PRRAC with a manila envelope 75¢ SASE. [5851]

  • "The Cleveland Community-Building Initiative" is the 185-page, 1992 report and recommendations of the Cleveland Foundation Commission on Poverty. Available, free, from Arthur Naparstek, Mandel School of Applied Soc. Sci., Case Western Reserve Univ., 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 14106-7164, 216/368-3023. [5844]

  • The Coalition for Fair Wages and Working Conditions for Homeworkers is reachable at 33 Cecil St., Toronto, Ont., Canada M5T 1N1, 416/977-1384. They do research and organizing/lobbying around home-based work in the garment industry. [5836]

  • The Employment Task Force is a new entity organized by the Natl. Employment Law Project. It was formed "to provide legal services advocates, labor representatives, community groups and others engaged in the delivery of legal services with a forum to examine the employment issues that impact legal services clients and develop strategies to respond effectively to the needs of the client community." Further inf. from the Project, 475 Riverside Dr. #240, NYC, NY 10115, 212/870-2121. [5837]

  • The Leadership & Management Program for Community-Based Development run by the Development Training Inst., is a 5-month program, offered twice a year (the next one begins July 26). Scholarships available. Contra DTI, 4806 Seton Dr., Baltimore, MD 21215, 410/764-0780, ext. 150. [5840]

  • "The Natl. Congress for Comm. Econ. Development Membership Directory, 1993-94" (111 pp.) is available (no price listed) from NCCED, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW #524, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-5009. [5847]

  • "The Underbelly of the US Economy: Joblessness and the Pauperization of Work in America," by David Dembo & Ward Morehouse (46 pp., 1993), is available ($7) from the Council on Internatl. & Public Affairs, PO Box 337, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520, 914/271-6500. [5848]

  • Worker Rights News is the quarterly publication of the Internal. Labor Rights Educ. & Research Fund. $15 indivs., $25 orgs. 100 Maryland Ave. NE, Box 74, Wash., DC 20002, 202/544-7198. [5850]

May/June 1993

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  • "All in it Together: Cities, Suburbs and Local Economic Regions" by Larry Ledebur and William Barnes, is a 17-page, Feb. 1993 research report from the Natl. League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3000; no price listed. Contact them for a list of other NLC research reports. [5771]

  • "Banking Regulation Report" The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council has issued a Congressionally-mandated "Study of Regulatory Burden," reviewing lenders' assertions of excessive administrative burdens associated with government regulations, including the CRA. $20 from FFIEC, 2700 Penn. Ave. NW #200, Wash., DC 20037,202/634-6526. [5774]

  • "Capital and Communities: A Progressive Reform Agenda for the Clinton Administration and the 103rd Congress" is a 21-page proposal from ACORN, 739 8th St. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/547-9292; no price listed. [5773]

  • Community Job Initiatives is a special issue of the Community Information Exchange's quarterly Alert report, describing successful job search assistance, job training, job creation, and job retention approaches undertaken by local communities. $7 from CIE, 1029 Vermont Ave. NW #710, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-2981. [5768]

  • "Equidad, Calidad de Vida y Desarollo Economico en Puerto Rico: La Cuestion de la Pobreza" (60 pp., Dec. 1992) is available (likely free) from Reynaldo Alegria, Consejo de Desarollo Estrategico para Puerto Rico, Apartado 4388, Estacion Viejo San Juan, San Juan, PR 00902 [5772]

  • Free Trade: The Ifs, Ands, & Buts is a special Spring 1993 14-page issue of the Resource Center Bulletin, published by the Inter-Hemispheric Educ. Resource Ctr., Box 4506, Albuquerque, NM 87196, 505/842-8288. The only price listed is for a bulk order of 25 cc. ($12) [5777]

  • "Investing in Children and Youth, Reconstructing Our Cities - Doing What Works to Reverse the Betrayal of American Democracy" is the just-released report from the Milton Eisenhower Foundation, commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Natl. Advisory Commn. on Civil Disorders (the Kerner Commn.). Ordering inf. from the Foundation, 1660 L St. NW #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/429-0440. [5776]

  • "Opening the Book on Lending Discrimination" by Jonathan Brown of Essential Information, offers computerized analyses of mortgage loan applications by HMDA reporters. It's a 7-page article from the November 1992 issue of Multinational Monitor, yours with a SASE to us. [5769]

  • "Revising the WARN [Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification] Act: Coverage, Compliance and Enforcement" was a hearing held Feb. 23, 1993 before the Senate Subcomm. on Labor; further inf. and copies of testimony from Subcomm. Chair Sen. Howard Metzenbaum, 140 Russell Senate Office Bldg., Washington, DC 20515,202/ 224-2315. The GAO has just completed two studies: "Dislocated Workers: Implementation of the WARN Act," GAO/T-HRD-936, and "Dislocated Workers: WARN Act Not Meeting Its Goals," GAO/ HRD-93-18. (USGAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884.) Contact also Julie Hurwitz at the Sugar Law Center, a PRRAC grantee working on WARN Act reform: 2915 Cadillac Tower, Detroit, MI 48226,313/962-6540. [5770]

  • Sustainable Manufacturing: Saving Jobs, Saving the Environment by Valjean McLenighan, is a 66-page special issue of The Neighborhood Works. $12 from the Ctr. for Neighb. Technology, 2125 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647, 312/278-4800. [5767]

  • "The Other Side of the Coin: A Casino's Impact in Hartford" takes a critical look at a recent proposal to build a casino-entertainment complex in downtown Hartford. 60 pp., $6 from Citizen's Research Education Network, 32 Elm St., Hartford, CT 06106, 203/249-1416. [5766]

  • "Worker Ownership and Participation Enhances Economic Development in Low-Opportunity Communities" by Marc Bendick, Jr. and Mary Lou Egan (41 pp., Feb. 1993), is available (no price listed) from Bendick & Egan, 3760 39th St. NW, Wash., DC 20016-5526,202/686-0245. [5775]

March 1993

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  • Asian American Merchants Handbook by Glenda K. Joe (13 pp., 1992), is available ($10) from Asian Community Support Services Ctr., 1714 Tannehill Dr., Houston, TX 77008,713/861-8270. [5696]

  • Credit Where It's Due: Development For Communities by Julia Ann Parzen and Michael Hall Kieschnick (275 pp., 1992, $44.95), is a new book from Temple Univ. Press (Broad & Oxford Sts., Phila.,. PA 1912 215/787-8787). [5704]

  • "Detailed Occupation and Other Characteristics from the EEO [Equal Employment Opportunity] File for the United States" is an Oct. 1992 report (#1990 CP-S-1-1) from the Bureau of the Census. Contact Mary Kirk at the Bureau, Wash., DC 20233, 301/763-8574. They also have available an Aug. 1992 flyer listing all 1990 Census data products from the Census EEO File-contact Thomas Scopp, Hsng. & Household Econ. Stats. Div. at the Bureau, 301/763-8199. [5708]

  • "Loan Denied: Racial Discrimination in Residential Lending Decisions by Financial Institutions in Washtenaw County [Mich-igan]" is a 16-page Jan. 1993 report, based on 1991 HMDA data. $5 from the Fair Housing Ctr. of Washtenaw County, PO Box 7185, Ann Arbor, MI 48107. [5698]

  • Race, Politics and Economic Development: Community Perspectives ed. James Jennings of the Univ. c Mass. William M. Trotter Inst., has just been published by VERSO Press (29 W. 35 St., NYC, NY 10001-2291, 212/244-3336). Publishers Weekly notes that this book of essays by economists, political scientists and activists offers "both black nationalist and Marxist critiques of black social and economic development." [5701]

  • "Rediscovering America's Neighborhoods: A Call to Action" is a policy paper from the Natl. Assn. of Housing & Redevelopment Officials, outlining a comprehensive strategy to reclaim the country's neighborhoods and provide housing opportunities for those least able to compete in the private market. 4 pp., free, from NAHRO, 1320 18th St. NW, Wash., DC 20036-1803, 202/429-2960. [5707]

  • The Community Reinvestment Sourcebook A Guide to Resource and Strategies for Effective Community Reinvestment (ca. 250 pp., Feb. 1993) is available from the Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coalition, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW #1010, Wash., DC 20009, 202/ 986-7898. $25 for non-profits, $50 for others (and only $5 for members-since membership costs only $25, think about joining). They also have available, free, their 35-page, just-published "Research Agenda Planning Resource," outlining needed CRA research projects; contributors include the leading CRA researchers; Greg Squires, Calvin Bradford, John Metzger, David Bartelt, Anne Shlay, Chuck Finn, Jim Campen, Constance Dunham, et al. [5706]

  • "The Labor Market Experience of Young African American Men from Low-Income Families in Wisconsin" by Harold Rose, Ronald Edari, Lois Quinn and John Pawasarat (75 pp., Nov. 1992), is available ($15) from Employment & Ting. Inst., Univ. Wisc., PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201,414/ 229-5902. In 1990, the report shows, when the Milwaukee unemployment rate was a low 3.7%, only l0% of the jobs held by African American men in their early 20s paid a living wage and only 5% paid enough to support a 3-person family above poverty. [5699]

  • "The National JTPA [Job Training Partnership Act] Study: Overview-Title IIA Impacts on Earnings and Employment at 18 Months" by Howard Bloom et al. of Abt Associates (32 pp., Jan. 1993), is available (no price listed) from Abt, 4800 Montgomery Ln. #600, Bethesda, MD 20814-5341, 301/913-0500. [5702]

  • "Unemployment as a Human Rights Issue" is a 2-page article by lawyer/economist Philip Harvey, from the Winter 1992/93 Peace & Democracy News. Send a SASE for a copy. [5705]

  • "When Work Doesn't Work: Employment Program for Welfare Recipients" by Gary Burtless of the Brooking Institution, appeared in the Spring 1992 Brookings Review. Well send a copy with an SASE. [5703]

  • "Women Workers, Unions and Industrial Sectors in No. America" by Susan Eaton (78 pp., Oct. 1992), is available (no price listed) from the Internatl. Labour Org., 1828 L St. NW, Wash., DC 20036,202/820-2244. The report documents the paucity of women in union leadership positions. The ILO also has a publication list on "Women, Work and Development." [5697]

January 1993

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  • "Lending for Community Economic Development: A Guide for Small Town and Rural Lenders" (91 pp., 1992, $15) is available from the Comm. Inf. Exchange, 1029 Vermont Ave. NW #710, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-2981. [5498]

  • "Making Schools Work for Children in Poverty" A New Framework Prepared by the Commission on Chapter 1 (49 pp., Dec. 1992) is available (likely free) from the Commis-sion, c/o Amer. Assn. for Higher Education, One Dupont Circle #360, Wash., DC 20036-1110,202/293-6440. [5503]

  • "The 1991 Community Lending Fact Book" is a compilation of all 1991 housing loans made in Chicago by banks, s&ls, and mortgage banks, broken down by 77 community areas. No price listed, from The Woodstock Inst., 407S. Dearborn #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070. [5499]

  • "The New `West Side Story'" reports on the Interfaith Organizing Project, a neighborhood group on Chicago's near West Side, and its successful negotiations with City Hall and private developers of the new stadium to gain $20 million in neighborhood reinvestment funds. 35 pp., free, from IOP, 1617 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60617,312/243-3328. [5500]

  • "Widening the Window of Opportunity: Strategies for the Evolution of Microenterprise Loan Funds" (110 pp. + Apps.) produced by Shorebank Advisory Services for the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, is available (free) from Foundation (Flint, MI 48502-1851, 313/766-1766). [5497]

November 1992

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  • CAREER/PRO is the Calif. Economic Recovery & Environmental Restoration Project, sponsored by the Urban Inst. of SF St. Univ. It plans to launch a major statewide jobs and education demonstration project in the Summer of 1993 that will employ hundreds of young people and adults in an integrated work/learn program in environmental clean-up and restoration. A companion consortium of colleges, private energy and environmental firms, nonprofit youth agencies and local governments is developing in Los Angeles. Further information from Michael Nolan, SF St. Univ. Downtown Ctr., 814 Mission St., SF, CA 94103, 415/543-2118. [6559]

  • "Community Economic Development in Puerto Rican Neighborhoods" is available ($10) from the Natl. Puerto Rican Coalition, 1700 K St. NW #500, Wash., DC 20006, 202/223-3915. [6556]

  • "Community Economic Development in Puerto Rican Neighborhoods," by Lois Athey is available ($10) from the Natl. Puerto Rican Coalition, 1700 K St. NW #500, Wash., DC 20006, 202/223-3915. [6557]

  • Connecting the Arts and Community Development The New England Foundation for the Arts is exploring partnerships between the arts and community development, and is holding a small retreat Jan. 20-21, 1993, co-sponsored by the Mass. Assn. of Community Development Corps. For further information, contact the Foundation at 678 Mass. Ave, 8th flr., Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/492-2914. [6544]

  • "Early Warning Manual Against Plant Closings," by Greg LeRoy et al. (97 pp., rev. 2nd ed. 1988) is available (no price listed) from the Midwest Ctr. for Labor Research, 3411 W. Diversey Ave. #10, Chicago, IL 60647, 312/278-5418. [6549]

  • "Enterprise Zones: A Critical Analysis," by Ralph Estes of American Univ. (8 pp., 1992), is available from the Inst. for Policy Studies, 1601 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-9382 x249. [6551]

  • From Redlining to Reinvestment: Community Responses to Urban Disinvestment, ed. Gregory D. Squires is a new Temple Univ. Press book (288 pp., $42.95 incl. postage), Broad & Oxford Sts., Phila., PA 19122. Included are case-studies of Boston, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Atlanta, and California. [6553]

  • "Hopeful Change: The Potential of Microenterprise Programs as a Community Revitalization Intervention," by Jacqueline Novogratz a reconnaissance carried out during her year as a Weaver Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation (47 pp., June 1992), is available (likely free) from the Aspen Inst. Publications Office, PO Box 150, Queenstown, MD 21658, 410/820-5326. [6548]

  • Labor Research Review is the twice-a-year publication of the Midwest Ctr. for Labor Research. The most recent issue (#19) is Saving Manufacturing: Charting a New Course for Our Unions and Communities (105 pp.); the next (Spring 1993) issue is Building on Diversity, which focusses on unions that are building their organization and forging unity by fighting discrimination, developing leadership, celebrating diversity. Single issues $8 (a descriptive brochure listing past issues is available), two-year sub is $25, from MCLR, 3411 W. Diversey #10, Chicago, IL 60647, 312/278-5418. Also available from them is a 13-page, April, 1991 paper, "Toward a New Vision of Community Economic Development," by Dan Swinney of MCLR, Miguel Vasquez of the Ctr. for Comm. Change, and Howard Engelskirchen of Western State Univ. [6560]

  • Mapping Community Capacity, by John McKnight & John Kretzman "offers a blueprint for regenerating low-income urban neighborhoods in the absence of large new infusions of federal money or private reindustrialization. It identifies resources within the community that can be tapped for internal development. Chief among these 'building blocks' are residents, schools, associations, public institutions and services, welfare payments, and information." $4 from the Northwestern Univ. Ctr. for Urban Affairs & Policy Research, 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 708/491-3395. [6545]

  • "Paying to Lose Our Jobs" is a newly released report (featured on "60 Minutes") on US government programs and tax dollars providing incentives to US companies to relocate offshore. Copies from the Natl. Labor Comm. Educational Fund in Support of Workers and Human Rights in Central America, 15 Union Sq., NYC, NY 10003, 212/242-0700. [6558]

  • "Public Purpose Banking" A 2-page Conceptual Outline of this proposed system, prepared by the Financial Democracy Campaign, is available from the Southern Finance Project, 329 Rensselaer, Charlotte, NC 28203, 704/372-7072. [6550]

  • The Natl. Assn. of Community Development Loan Funds is a financial intermediary whose 42 member funds provide capital for community-based development in urban and rural communities. It also operates various evaluation, training and financial programs. 924 Cherry St., Phila., PA 19107-2405, 215/923-4754. [6552]

  • The Self-Employment Learn-ing Project of the Aspen Inst. is a four-year research and evaluation effort designed to produce new information and encourage dialogue on the field of self-employment and microenterprises as a poverty alleviation and employment creation strategy. Information from the Inst., 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW #1070, Wash., DC 20036,202/ 466-6410. [6543]

September 1992

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  • 1992 Directory of Microenterprise Programs profiles 108 agencies in 38 states operating microenterprise programs. Available (likely free) from the Self-Employment Learning Project of the Aspen Inst., 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW #1070, Wash., DC 20036, 202/736-5800. [6430]

  • Betrayal of Trust: Stories of Working North Carolinians (68 pp., 1989) is available ($5) from Southerners for Economic Justice, PO Box 240, Durham, NC 27702. [6428]

  • Community Investment Monitor is the newsletter of the Natl. Assn. of Comm. Dev. Loan Funds, 924 Cherry St., 3rd flr., Phila, PA 19107-2405, 215/923-4754. [6433]

  • Guidelines for New Federally-Funded Public Service Jobs are being developed by the Federal Jobs Project, convened by the Campaign to Abolish Poverty. Further inf. about the Project from Barbara Arms, Campaign to Abolish Poverty, 942 Market St. #708, SF, CA 94102, 415/397-4911. [6437]

  • Jesse Jackson on Los Angeles: "Needed: Racial Justice, Comprehensive Plan to Rebuild America is a six-page statement Jackson delivered May 6 on behalf of the Emergency Meeting in Response to the L.A. Rebellion at Metropolitan AME Church in Washington. Available (likely free), along with Jackson's May 14, 1992 testimony before the Senate Comm. on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs and his Jan. 22, 1992 speech to the US Conf. of Mayors ("A Committment to Values -- Rebuild America"), from the Natl. Rainbow Coalition, PO Box 27385, Wash., DC 20005, 202/728-1180. [6436]

  • Justice for Janitors is a campaign to provide the mainly minority office building maintenance workers with higher wages, - benefits, safer working conditions, and basic workers' rights. Its organized by SEIU locals in DC, SF, LA, Chicago, Silicon Valley, Denver, Detroit, Seattle and other cities. For further information and local contacts, get in touch with Gene Bruskin, SEIU Local 82,1213 K St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-8282. [6435]

  • "People's Credit: A Study of the Lending of the Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union, 1986-1989" (55 pp., 1990) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Fed. of Community Development Credit Unions, 120 Wall St., 10th flr., NYC, NY 10005-3902, 212/809-1850. The Federation provides training and management support and raises capital for CDCU's, advocates on their behalf, publishes newsletters and conducts research on the CDCU movement. [6427]

  • "The History and Political Economy of the Community Reinvestment Act," by John Metzger is available (likely free) from Papers in Planning, Columbia Univ. Grad. School of Arch., Planning & Preservation, 400 Avery Hall, NYC, NY 10027, 212/854-3513. [6434]

  • The Pratt Inst. Ctr. for Comm. & Env. Development has a long and successful history of helping grassroots community efforts dealing with poverty through community revitalization. They assist community--based nonprofits with education and training, technical assistance and policy analysis/advocacy. Contact Ron Shiffman, PICCED, 379 DeKalb Ave., Steuben Hall 2nd flr., Brooklyn, NY 11205, 718/636-3486. [6431]

  • Trade Agreement Protections: House Concurrent Resolution 246 co-sponsored by Reps. Henry Waxman and Richard Gephardt, states that Congress will not implement any international trade agreement that jeopardizes US labor, environmental, health or safety laws. More inf. from Matt Witt, Internatl. Brotherhood of Teamsters (25 Louisiana Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/624-6911). [6429]

  • Workers Rights News is the quarterly newsletter of the Internatl. Labor Rights Educ. & Research Fund, 100 Maryland Ave. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/544-7198; no formal subscription price, but contribution expected. [6432]

  • Workplace Democracy Two recent books by the editors of the Grassroots Economic Organizing Newsletter: When Workers Decide: Workplace Democracy Takes Root in America, eds. Len Krimerman and Frank Lindenfeld; From the Ground Up: Essays on Grassroots and Workplace Democracy, by C. George Benello. Former: 1991, $16, New Society Publishers. Latter: 1991, $12, South End Press ($26 for both). The bi-monthly GEO Newsletter is $12/year, PO Box 5065, New Haven, CT 06525 -- the address to use for ordering the books. [6439]

July 1992

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  • "A Democratic Program for Financial Reform," by Tom Schlesinger is available (likely free) from SFP, 329 Rensselaer, Charlotte, NC 28203,704/372-7072. [6312]

  • Challenging Uneven Development. An Urban Agenda for the 1990s, eds. Phil Nyden & Wim Wiewel (Rutgers U. Press, 1991), contains a Foreword by Gary Orfield; "A Framework for Action," by Mel King; "Community Intervention Efforts to Oppose Gentrification," by Teresa Cordova; "Racially Diverse Communities," by Daniel Lauber; and 7 other chapters. [6320]

  • "CRA Q's & A's" The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council has published a very informative question & answer sheet on Comm. Reinvestment Act requirements, a source of debt or equity funding for affordable housing programs. It's in the March 31, 1992 Federal Register (consult your local library for how to get hold of the Register). [6324]

  • "Income Inequality and Ethnic Diversity in Los Angeles: From Research to Policy Formation," by Paul Ong (24 pp., Nov. 1990) and "Income Inequality and Diversity in Los Angeles: An Annotated Bibliography" (48 pp., Nov. 1990), (a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board) and Evelyn Blumberg, are available from Ong, UCLA Grad. School of Architecture & Urban Planning, LA, CA 90024, 310/825-4390. [6319]

  • "LISC's 1991 Annual Report" is available (free): 733 Third Ave., NYC, NY 10017, 212/455-9800. [6321]

  • Maquiladora Coalition Formed In early 1991, over 60 environmental, religious, community and labor organizations formed the Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, to pressure US corporations to adopt more socially responsible practices within the maquiladora industry. For their Mission Statement, Standards of Conduct and other inf., contact the Coalition, c/o Interfaith Ctr. on Corp. Responsibility, 475 Riverside Dr., Rm. 566, NYC, NY 10115, 212/870-2295. [6313]

  • "Neighbors Building Community: A report of the Neighborhood Assistance Act Project," by Janice L. View (101 pp., June 1992) is available (no price listed) from the Union Inst., 1731 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20009-1146, 202/667-1313. [6309]

  • No Quick Fix is the title of a comprehensive 10-year $300 billion federal policy to invest in children and youth and reconstruct inner-city communities, put forth by the Eisenhower Foundation (the private sector continuation of the Natl. Commn. on the Causes and Prevention of Violence and the Natl. Advisory Commn. on Civil Disorders). Further inf. from them at 1660 L St. NW #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/429-0440. [6314]

  • Peace Dividend is a newsletter (ed. Stanley Moses) published by Social Policy, 25 W. 43 St. #620, NYC, NY 10036; no price listed. [6322]

  • "Pentagon/Cities Balance of Payments" A recent (June 23) Houston Chronicle article by Marion Anderson of Employment Research Assoc. (Lansing) and Peter Dreier of the Boston Redev. Auth. documents the Defense Dept.'s drain on large cities (the money coming into each city from military contracts and salaries, compared with the amount paid by the city's residents in federal taxes going to the DOD budget). Dreier (BRA, 1 City Hall Sq. #912, Boston, MA 02201, 617/722-4300) has available a list of the 25 largest cities and their "balance of payments." [6317]

  • "Perils of Neglect: Black Unemployment in the Nineties" (12 pp., 1992) is available (free) from the Natl. Urban League Research Dept., 1111 14th St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/898-1604. [6316]

  • Resources is the newsletter of the Natl. Congress for Comm. Econ. Dev. (1875 Conn. Ave. NW #524, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-5009. $39 for 6 issues. [6318]

  • "Take the Money and Run: The Siphoning of Deposits from Minority Neighborhoods in 14 Cities" is a new report from ACORN, 739 8th St. SE, Wash., DC 20003, 202/547-9292. [6315]

  • "The 1990 Community Lending Fact Book" (1992), giving detailed information on loan applications and denials by race and income of applicant, for Chicago, is available (possibly free) from The Woodstock Inst., 407 S. Dearborn #550, Chicago, IL 60605, 312/427-8070. [6323]

  • "The History and Political Economy of the Community Reinvestment Act," by John Metzger is available from Papers in Planning, Columbia Univ. Grad. School of Arch., Planning & Preservation, Avery 400, NYC, NY 10027, 212/854-3513; no price listed. [6326]

  • The National Community Economic Partnership Act of 1992 (S.1866) has been introduced by Sen. Kennedy, to promote community economic development by attracting private investment, increasing the capacity of comm. dev. corps., and promoting work and business opportunities for low-income individuals, the unemployed and those participating in job training programs. Information from Kennedy's office, 315 Russell Bldg., Wash., DC 20510. [6310]

  • Unidad y Fuerza is the bilingual tabloid newsletter of Centro de la Mujer Obrera, PO Box 3975, El Paso, TX 79923, 915/533-9710. [6311]

May 1992

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  • "'Playing to Win: A Marshall Plan for America'," by Billy J. Tidwell (56 pp., July 1991), is available from The Natl. Urban League, 500 E. 62 St., NYC, NY 10021; no price given. (Tidwell is the League's Director of Research; the League's Research Dept. is at 1111 14 St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/898-1604.) [6238]

  • "A New Covenant for America's Cities" Bill Clinton's position paper, is available from the Clinton for Pres. Comm., PO Box 615, Little Rock, AR 72203, 501/372-1992. [6253]

  • "A Third Way," by Jeff Shavelson of the Natl. Ctr. for Economic Alternatives, is a source book on innovations in community-owned enterprises. 132 pp., 1990, $15 from Karen Baker, IPS, 1601 Conn. Ave., Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-9382. [6247]

  • "Chicago: City on the make?... the case for balanced growth" (19 pp., n.d. [1992?]) is a pamphlet developed for a city-wide campaign on balanced growth by the Chicago Affordable Housing Coalition, which would be willing to share its organizing experience with it for other groups to learn from its progress and mistakes. $2 for the report, from the Coalition, 202 S. State #1414, Chicago, IL 60604, 312/939-6074. [6241]

  • Community Reinvestment: Gregory Squires (Dept. of Soc., Univ. Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53201) has available two recent papers: "Community Reinvestment: The Privatization of Fair Lending Law Enforcement" and "Do Lenders That Redline Make More Money Than Lenders Who Don't?" (with Sally O'Connor). [6240]

  • "Economic Development: The New Majority in Los Angeles," by Manuel Pastor, Jr. & Chris Hayling (39 pp., 1990), is available (no priced listed; may be free) from the Public Inf. Office, Occidental College, 1600 Campus Rd., LA, CA 90041. [6246]

  • Misuse of HUD Community Development Block Grant Funds was the title of a hearing, held March 18, 1992, by the Employment and Housing Subcomm. of the House Comm. onGovt. Ops. A set of prepared presentations by a variety of witnesses is available (free) from Subcomm. Chair Rep. Tom Lantos, RHOB B-349-A, Wash., DC 20515, 202/225-6751. [6245]

  • "Partnerships for Reinvestment: An Evaluation of the Chicago Neighborhood Lending Programs," by Calvin Bradford (64 pp., Sept. 1990), is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Trng. & Inf. Ctr., 810 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622, 312/243-3035. [6249]

  • "Rebuilding Economies through Neighborhood Job Creation: Denver, Atlanta, and Chicago" (30 pp., Oct. 1991) is available (likely free) from Pamela Barbara, Ex. Dir., The Amoco Foundation, 200 E. Randolph Dr., Chicago, IL 60601-6404, 312/856-6306. [6239]

  • "Reclaiming Capital: Democratic Initiatives and Community Development," by Christopher Gunn & Hazel Dayton Gunn documents the leakage of money out of the community when fast-food restaurants open, and describes how communities have counteracted constraints of the capitalist economic system and succeeded in promoting democratic control of their resources. 184 pp., $12.96 from Comell U. Press, 124 Roberts Pl., PO Box 250, Ithaca, NY 14851-0250. [6250]

  • "Strategic Planning Workbook for Non-Profit Organizations and Marketing Workbook for Non-Profit Organizations" are available ($27 each; quantity discounts) from the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation/MSS, 919 Lafond Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104, 612/642-4025. [6252]

  • "Taking It to the Bank: Poverty, Race and Credit in Los Angeles," by John Veich reports a USC survey showing that banks lend more than twice as much in white areas as in minority areas of comparable income. Available (free) from USC News Service, KAP 248, LA, CA 90089-2538, 213/740-2215. [6251]

  • The Enterprise Foundation has available its 1991 Annual Report (free): 500 Amer. City Bldg., Columbia, MD 21044, 410/964-1230. [6244]

  • "Using the Community Rein-vestment Act in Low-Income Historic Neighborhoods," by Jennifer Blake & Stanley Lowe is a new information booklet, available ($5) from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1785 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/673-4189. [6242]

  • "Why Black Men Are Doing Worse In The Labor Market," by Philip Moss & Chris Tilly (167 pp., Aug. 1991), is available (no price given, possibly free) from the Social Science Research Council, 605 Third Ave., NYC, NY 10158, 212/661-0280. [6243]

March 1992

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  • Cleveland Development: A Dissenting View, by Alvin Schorr is a new 118-page book, challenging the city's tax abatement policies and the redistributional impacts of downtown development. $10.45 from David Press, 12127 Sperry Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026, 216/729-3252. [6023]

  • "Community-Based Development: "Expanding Horizons Il"" is a 55-page research report on corporate and foundation support of community-based development. $18 from The Council on Community-Based Development, 1070 Thos. Jefferson St. NW, Wash. DC 20007. [6021]

  • "Community-Based Development: "Changing the Odds: The Achievements of Community-Based Development Corporations" (Dec. 1991) is a 10-page summary of a follow-up to a 1988 survey. Available (apparently free) from the Natl. Congress for Community Economic Development, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW #524, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-5009. They also have available a fact sheet on a Natl. Community Economic Partnership Act just introduced in the House and Senate. [6022]

  • "CRA Publications" "Partnerships for Reinvestment: An Evaluation of the Neighborhood Lending Programs" and "The Community Reinvestment Act Handbook -- 1991 Edition," both by Calvin Bradford, are available ($18 each, $13 each for community-based nonprofits) from the Natl. Training and Inf. Ctr., 810 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 0622-4103, 312/243-3035 [6027]

  • "Deindustrialization" The Federation for Industrial Retention & Renewal deals with deindustrialization, displacement and reindustrialization issues from a progressive, community-based standpoint. For more information about their work (nationwide) and their newsletter, contact Jim Benn, FIRR, 3411 W. Diversey Ave. #10, Chicago, IL 60647, 312/252-7676. [6025]

  • "Does America Need Cities? An Urban Investment Strategy for National Prosperity" by Joseph Persky, Elliott Sclar and Wim Wiewel, is a new 55-page report, produced for the US Conf. of Mayors, and available (no price listed) from the Economic Policy Inst., 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-8810. [6028]

  • "JOBS Program" An interim report on implementation of the JOBS Program in North Carolina is available (likely free) from Raymond Kirk, Human Services Research & Design Lab, Abernathy Hall CB #3570, Univ. N. Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3570. [6026]

  • "Shattered Promises: The Plight of Non-English Speaking Workers in Iowa's Meat-packing Industry" is a Sept. 1991 16-page report by Prairie-Fire Rural Action, a PRRACgrantee (550 Eleventh St., Des Moines, IA 50309, 515/244-471); no price listed. They also publish a magazine, Prairie Journal. A letter from Rev. David Ostendorf, their Exec. Dir., notes: "It is uncanny -- and frightening -- how the issues we're addressing via this grant have exploded on the scene here in Iowa and the Midwest. The situation in Dubuque is incredibly explosive -- the enclosed Des Moines Register article [headlined: "Ku Klux Klan Targets Dubuque: KKK dragon calls city ripe for new members"] gives you some indication of that. And there have probably been more cross burnings in this state in the past six months as there have been anywhere in the country." [6029]

  • Trading Freedom: How Free Trade Affects Our Lives, Work and Environment, ed. John Cavanagh a new 140-page book put out by the Inst. for Food and Development Policy and the Inst. for Policy Studies. $10 + $3.50/postage-handling from IFDP, 145 9th St., SF, CA 94103. [6024]

Not in any newsletter

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  • "A Snapshot of Women and Minorities in Federal Jobs" was a series of charts in the Jan. 3, 1994 Wash. Post, showing, e.g., that minorities fill almost 28% of all federal position, but only 8% of top jobs. Department-by department breakdowns are provided as well. Yours with a SASE to us. [5215]

  • "Building a Stronger New York: Creating Growth Opportunities for Minority and Women-Owned Construction Firms" 60 pp., June 1993) is available (no price listed) from the Regional Alliance for Small Contractors, One World Trade Ctr., 44S, NYC, NY 10048, 212/435-6506. [5216]

  • Building Health Communities: A Guide to Community Economic Development for Advocates, Lawyers, and Policymakers, eds. Roger A. Clay, Jr. & Susan R. Jones (530 pp., 2009, $125), has just been published by ABA Publishing. The 28 chapters are divided into 9 Parts: History/Background; Comm. Econ. Dwev. in a Global Economy; Nonprofit Orgs. in CED; Accessing Govt. Fin. Resources; Responding to Comm. Interests; Building Human Capital; Creating Indiv. & Comm. Assets; Obtaining Appropriate Financial Services; Embracing Environmental Opportunities & Challenges. Contibutors include (former PRRAC Bd. member Angela Glover Blackwell, James Carr (who wrote the Foreword), (PRRAAC Bd. member) john powell, Thomas Shapiro and (PRRAC Dir. of Reseach) Chester Hartman & (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) Gregory Squires, co-authors of the chapter, "Lessons from Katrina." www.ababooks.org [11579]

  • Building Hope is a one hour documentary on the community development corp. movement. The national premiere will be April 26, 10 pin, on PBS. An Oral History Project connected with the film can be contacted via Eva Neubauer at the Pratt Inst. Ctr. for Comm. & Env. Dev., 379 DeKalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205, 718/636-3486. [5217]

  • "Catalog and Directory of Community Reinvestment Agreements" has just been published by the Natl. Comm. Reinvestment Coal. Over 250 CRA agreements negotiated since 1977, organized by state, community organization and lender, are in the catalog, plus a directory of CRA advocacy organizations. $25 from NCRC, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW #1010, Wash., DC 20009, 202/986-7898. [5218]

  • "CRA Regulatory Changes:" A 16-page memo on proposed changes in Comm. Reinvest-ment Act regulations has been prepared by Prof. Richard Marsico, NY Law School, 57 Worth St., NYC, NY 10013-2960, 212/431-2176 (no price listed). [5219]

  • "Employment Discrimination Testing: The Fair Employment Council of Gtr. Wash." has available ($35) a comprehensive EEO testing manual. They also publish a newsletter, Network for Employment Testing News. The Council is at 1400 Eye St. NW #550, Wash., DC 20005, 202/842-4474. [5220]

  • "Keeping the Promise: Preserving and Enhancing Housing Mobility in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program: Final Report of the Third National Conference on Housing Mobility" [9646] See full text.

  • "Lending Discrimination in Boston:" A 1992 Boston Federal Reserve Bank study found widespread lending discrimination in the Boston area. Critiques of the study, and refutation of those critiques, are reported in the Dec. 1993 issue of Housing Research News, published (free) by the FNMA Office of Housing Research, 3900 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016. [5221]

  • "No Credit for Those Who Need It: Uncle Sam Ignores Small and Minority Business" (24 pp., Jan. 1994) is a study of SBA lending in Calif. and US, by the Calif. Reinvestment Comm. From CRC (no price listed), 160 Sansome St., 7th flr., SF, CA 94104, 415/788-0930. [5222]

  • "Rebuilding Communities" is a new multi-year initiative funded by the Annie Casey Foundation. Five cities will each receive $160,000 for the planning year: Dudley St. Neighb. Init. in Boston; Germantown Settlement in Phila.; Marshall Hts. Comm. Dev. Org. in DC; NEWSED CDC in Denver; Warren/ Conner CDC in Detroit. Further inf. (and contacts for the 5 orgs.) from Bill Rust at the Casey Found., One Lafayette Pl., Greenwich, CT 06830,203/862-2716. [5223]

  • Research & Lessons from Katrina

    Lessons from Katrina

    PRRAC's Director of Research Chester Hartman and George Washington University sociologist Gregory Squires (a member of PRRAC's Social Science Advisory Board) have co-authored a 23-page chapter -- "Lessons from Katrina: Structural Racism As a Recipe for Disaster" -- in the just released volume, "Building Healthy Communities: A Guide to Community Economic Development for Advocates, Lawyers, and Policymakers," co-edited by Roger A. Clay, Jr. of Insight Ctr. for Comm. Econ. Dev. & Prof. Susan R. Jones of the George Washington Univ. Law School.

    The 530-page volume contains 28 chapters divided into the following sections: History & Background; CED & the Global Economy; Nonprofit Orgs. in CED; Govt. Financial Resources; Responding to Comm. Interests; Building Human Capital; Creating Indiv. & Comm. Assets; Obtaining Appropriate Financial Services; Embracing Environmental Opportunities & Challenges. Full TOC and ordering inf (unfortunately at a pricey $125) available at www.ababooks.org

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  • Social Justice & Local Development Policy, ed. Robert Mier (former econ. dev. director of Chicago under Mayor Harold Washington), has just been published by Sage, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218, 805/499-9774. 219 pp., $24.95. Contributions by Bennett Harrison, Tom Vietoresz, Robert Giloth, Wim Wiewel and others covering. such issues as full employment at living wages, social justice, strategic planning, community development & diversity, etc. [5224]

  • The American Dream: Opening the Door to Credit and Ending Mortgage Discrimination by Michael Terhorst (63 pp., Dec. 1993), is available (no price listed) from the W. Coast Consumers Union office, 1535 Mission St., SF, CA 94103,415/431-6747. [5225]

  • "The American Labor Yearbook," the most definitive and accessible source on labor and economic trends," is available ($15) from the LaborResearch Assn., 145 W. 28 St., 6th flr., NYC, NY 10001, 800/ 875-8775. [5226]

  • "Unheard Voices: Participants Evaluate the Jobs Opportunities & Basic Skills (JOBS) Program" (64 pp., 1994) is available ($10) from the Coal. on Human Needs, 1000 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/342-0726. [5227]

  • WARN Act: The Sugar Law Ctr. (2915 Cadillac Tower, Detroit, MI 48226, 313/962-6540) has available, at little or no cost, a variety of materials pertaining to the Workers Adjustment & Training Notification Act. [5228]

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