Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
Part I: Setting the Framework
1 Introduction and Course Overview: Diversity and Change in Urban Neighborhoods
2 Frameworks for Analyzing Urban Neighborhoods I
3 Frameworks for Analyzing Urban Neighborhoods II
4 Neighborhoods and Community
5 Neighborhood Diversity and the Metropolitan Community
6 Community Development I: Context, Origins, and Transformations
7 Community Development II: The Current Scene
8 Community Organizing in the Neighborhood I First memo assigned
9 Community Organizing in the Neighborhood II
10 Framework Reflection First memo due
Part II: Housing and Community Development
11 Historic Perspective
12 Historic Perspective II
13 Public Housing and Community Development
14 Managing the Housing Stock
Part III: Economic Development, Work, and Jobs
15 Community Economic Development Part I: Place-based Strategies

Guest Speaker:  Elisabeth Reynolds, PhD Candidate, DUSP
16 Community Economic Development Part II: Issues, Approaches, and Debates Request for proposals assigned
17 Sources of Capital
18 Main Streets
19 Race and Community Building Request for proposals due
20 Welfare, Work and Job Training
21 Crime, Security and Community Development
22 Education and Community Development
23 Health and Community Development Third memo assigned
24 Faith-Based Organizations and Community Development
25 Labor and Community Development Third memo due