New Issue of Shelterforce: Memos on How to Make Change

Posted by on October 13, 2008

Read The New Issue of Shelterforce,

The journal of affordable housing and community building

from the grass roots to the Oval Office

$4-a-Gallon Changed (Nearly) Everything! by Jeffrey Lubell
Urban Policy Next by Xavier De Souza Briggs
Time to Address the Rural Housing Crisis by Moises Loza and Leslie  Strauss
Breaking Asset Poverty: Better Homeownership – and More by Ellen  Seidman
A Fair Housing Agenda for 2008 and Beyond by Gregory D. Squires
Environmental Justice: Heck of a Job Ahead by Deeohn Ferris
The Other Health Agenda by Nicholas Freudenberg
A Two-Year Skills Guarantee: More Than Just the “Dream” by Andy Van Kleunen
Early Childhood Education: A Teachable Moment by Gene I. Maeroff
Needed: National Leadership Sustainable Development by Kaid Benfield
In Praise of Faith-Based Community Organizing by Heidi J. Swarts


* Trading Bullets for a Better Future. Youth violence scars lives,  turning America’s streets into war zones. How do we transform killing fields into training grounds for stronger communities. By Matthew Hersh

* What’s the Matter With Newark? For the community economic development organizations that have spent decades trying to keep Newark’s neighborhoods afloat, the promise of a new mayor has only managed to throw the city’s paradoxes into sharper relief. By Julia Rabig

Kim Fellner on her new book, Wrestling With Starbucks
Robert O. Zdenek reviews Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits
by Leslie R. Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant and Nonprofit Leadership: Life Lessons from an Enterprising Practitioner by Robert P. Giloth

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