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Community Building By Fall 2015
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We are the students of Community Building 2015, a course taught at Washington University in St. Louis by Bob Hansman and Andy Raimist. Through a combination of class lectures and neighborhood tours,... More > the course encouraged us to think deeply about St. Louis’ complex racial past and present. This book, written and designed by us, is our final assignment in the course. We want this book to serve as a reminder of the topics we discussed, the places we visited and the people we got to know. It tells us, “Do not forget.”< Less
New Community Building By Charlotte Gordon
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WashU's Community Building Class: Fall 2015- Monday, Friday Section
Building Vibrant Communities By Chicago Policy Research Team
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This report explores the meaning of 'vibrancy' in the context of the Chicago Housing Authority's neighborhood transformation efforts. Over the course of five months, the Chicago Policy Research Team... More > at the University of Chicago has examined vibrancy through five different lenses: the built environment, civic society, services and amenities, the economy and housing policy. From these perspectives, we have asked questions such as, ‘how important is access to technology for educational success?’, ‘what role do religious spaces play in creating social networks?’, and ‘how can the design of a park foster a greater sense of community?’ Our findings are aimed at informing the agency and its partners on how to cultivate vibrancy in Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods, not just by achieving specific metrics, but also by affording Chicago residents a voice and sense of belonging.< Less
LIFE in the Library: Events to Build Community By Claire B. Gunnels
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This is a must read for all librarians, museum docents, and community organizers who plan events for adults. LIFE in the Library shows how to develop a weekly multifaceted event for grownups. Kids... More > have all the fun. It's time for the adult community to come alive every week to something new, educational, and fun.< Less
LIFE in the Library: Events to Build Community By Claire B. Gunnels
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This is a must read for all librarians, museum docents, and community organizers who plan events for adults. LIFE in the Library shows how to develop a weekly multifaceted event for grownups. Kids... More > have all the fun. It's time for the adult community to come alive every week to something new, educational, and fun.< Less
Coworking: Building Community as a Space Catalyst By Angel Kwiatkowski & Beth Buczynski
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A useful, hands-on and thought-provoking resource for coworking space catalysts, based on the proven principle of “community first, space second.” Starting any business is hard. Starting... More > a business when the concept has only been around for a handful of years is even harder. This first of its kind book will guide space catalysts in the most important phase of coworking: building community.< Less
European Community, Atlantic Community? By Valérie Aubourg et al.
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For more than forty years the security alliance of the North Atlantic Treaty symbolised the common interests of Western Europe and the United States, and provided the context for all transatlantic... More > political and economic relations. Yet the loss of a common enemy in the Soviet Union forced a reconsideration of the purpose of Nato and the mutual interests that still existed between Europe and the United States. These contributions build on this post-Cold War reframing of transatlantic relations and offer a multi-faceted study of the values, purposes, milieus and networks that underlay the Atlantic Community after 1945.< Less
Activate: El Puente Transformative Community Building Toolkit By El Puente Global Justice Institute
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Are you ready to make a change in your community? El Puente Transformative Community Building framework offers a dynamic formula for inspiring community-wide leadership and sustainable change. The... More > ACTIVATE Toolkit is designed for organizational and community leaders who are committed to positively impacting the communities they serve. The Transformative Community Building framework emerges out of decades of best practice in the fields of youth and community development, coalition building, and social justice organizing. The framework provides a structure to support leaders in visioning and reflecting on their work and ensuring it is grounded in and aligned to their organization’s mission and values.< Less
Activate: El Puente Transformative Community Building Tool By El Puente Global Justice Institute
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El Puente Transformative Community Building is a framework honed through decades of practice in individual and community development designed to 1) Activate individuals and groups in the process of... More > self-determination and participation in a movement for peace, justice, and liberation and 2) Combine elements of community organizing and coalition building, structured membership and mentoring, and commitment to acknowledging cultural traditions and common humanity. The 'ACTIVATE' Tool is designed to guide you through the framework and apply to your own community and/or organization so you can start a process of transformation today.< Less
The Athaan in the Bull City: Building Durham’s Islamic Community By Nazeeh Z. Abdul-Hakeem
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The Athaan in the Bull City: Building Durham’s Islamic Community tells the little-known story of the growth of the Islamic community in Durham, North Carolina. Drawing upon his own knowledge of... More > the founding and development of Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman, Inc., Nazeeh Z. Abdul-Hakeem, the organization’s principal founder, draws together personal recollections and the details of Durham’s major Islamic organization to tell about Durham’s burgeoning Islamic community. Reaching back across the community’s history of more than thirty years, The Athaan in the Bull City recounts how Islam’s foundations in Durham rest upon the lives of Black American Muslims. With the passing of years, the community has grown and has changed, as arriving immigrants, Muslims from around the world, have given the community a decidedly international perspective and outlook.< Less

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