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Building the Neighborly Community in the Age of Trump


With no moral compass, the current higher education civic engagement movement has wreaked havoc on inner city communities, especially for low-income people and people of color. This chapter explains why this happened, who it benefits, and why it largely continues unquestioned. A bold new vision is charted for higher education’s civic engagement movement that is built upon principles of systems change and a fundamentally reimagined version of cities founded on social justice. Theoretical and practical solutions are also discussed.

Kronick, R. F., Ed. (2020). Emerging Perspectives on Community Schools and the Engaged University. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-0280-8

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The Establishment of the Buffalo Municipal Housing Section 3 Employment and Business Development Center

This concept paper outlines a strategy to use the HUD Section 3 Act to “capture” business development and employment opportunities to
empower and produce economic self-sufficiency among public housing residents and other low- and very-low income groups and to use these resources to transform their neighborhoods into great places to live, work and raise a family