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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