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Michigan Policy Analysis Report Series, Varies Authors
Corporate Social Responsibility: Walking the Talk by Hazel Henderson, Another Socially Responsible Investing Myth Busted by Steven J. Schueth, Corporations and the Public Interest by Steve Lydenberg
Energy and Community Well-Being, VOL. 18 No. 1, Winter 2006
This newsletter provides community and economic development practitioners and scholars with an overview of the future challenges and opportunities our communities may face in providing for energy needs and community well-being. The links and subsequent articles span issues ranging from the current energy system, alternative/renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and energy policy issues related to low-income communities, job creation, and economic development.
VOL. 17 No. 3, Summer 2005
Serving the Many by William McDonough and Michael Braungart, Renewing People and Places by Rex L. LaMore and Terry Link, Lansing Neighborhood Councils by Bette Downs
The Dollars and Sense of Cultural Economic Development by Rex L. LaMore, Learning to Think with Emotion by Robert S. Root-Bernstein and Michele Root-Bernstein, The Global Knowledge Map: Defining the International Knowledge Race by Shalini Venturelli
Community-Based Food Systems Mike Hamm and Marty Heller,The Food Atlas Project Marty Heller, Food Deserts and Access to Retail Grocery in Inner Cities Kami Pothukuchi and Brian Thomas
Includes "Spreading the Wealth: Building a Tech Economy in Small and Medium-Sized Regions" by Paul Sommers and Deena Heg, "Economic Development and EDA in the New Economy" by C. Robert Sawyer, and "Comparing American and German Approaches to the Knowledge Economy" by Alexander Jung.
Includes "Vision + Determination Builds "Hipsilanti"" by Jennifer J. Albaum, "Creative Communities and Success in the Global Economy" by Rex LaMore, and "Barn Raising in the City: Building Blocks of Kalamazoo" by Kim Cummings.
Includes "Michigan Land Use Leadership Council Issues Report," "The Right to Sprawl" by Lester Graham, "Michigan Metropatterns Examines Growth and Development in Michigan Cities" by Myron Orfield and Thomas Luce.
Includes "Toward A New Politics of Place from Making a Place for Community: Local Democracy in a Globalized World" by Gar Alperovitz, David L. Imbroscio and Thad Williamson, "Building Michigan's Economic Strengths" by David C. Hollister and "Economic Development Strategies for the New Economy" by Rob Atkinson and Paul Gottleib
Includes "Uniting Fiscal Prudence and Social Responsibility for Michigan's Future" by Governor Jennifer Granholm, "Movin' On Up, Maybe: Women and the Knowledge Economy" by Katherine Willis and "Community and Economic Development As If Women Mattered" by Heidi Hartmann, Stacie Golin, and Avis Jones-DeWeever Institute for Women's Policy Research.
Includes "Michigan's Place in the Knowledge Economy" by Olatunbosun Williams, "Justice and the New Economy" by Faron Supanich-Goldner, and "Location Theory in the Knowledge Economy' by Lindsay Joslin and Deanna Rivers Rozdilsky
"Increasing Family Incomes Would Aid Community Development" by Peter Edelman, "Turbulence Rising?" by Faron Supanich-Goldner, "Understanding the Globalization System" by Thomas Friedman.
"Think Regionally, Act Locally" by John H. Logie, "In Order to Form a More Perfect Union" by Rex LaMore, "Balancing Act" by Leah Kalinosky.
"Measuring Community Capacity for Affordable Housing" by Faron Supanich-Goldner, "Building Community Capacity" Rex L. LaMore, "The Core Competencies Project for Community Economic Development Practitioners National Consortium for Community-University Partnerships" Washington, DC.
"Training For Light Speed" by Blake Harris, "Toward a New Workplace Ethic of Craft and Community" by Dr. Alan Shaw "Working Wired: A Survey of How Michigan Residents Use Information Technology" by Dr.Mark Wilson.
"Housing America's Working Families", "Ten Rules for Regions" by Curtis Johnson, "Looking Backward to Look Forward: Public Housing Alive and Well" by Celeste Starks.
"Historical Evolution of University-Community Partnerships" by Ira Harkavy, "Accomplishing Outreach Scholarship Through University-Community Collaborations" by Robert L. Church, "The Problem of Homelessness in America" by Jeff Frommeyer
"The Digital Divide: The Economic Development Administration's 21st Century Challenge" by C. Robert Sawyer, "The Administration's Efforts to Close the Digital Divide" by Wendy Lader, "Does the Internet Make Us Lonely?" by Jakob Nielsen.
"America's Promise: A Crusade for Youth" by General Colin L. Powell, "Michigan's Promise: The Alliance for Youth" by Mary Grill, "Reclaiming Missed Opportunities: Engaging our Youngest Citizens in Community and Economic Development Initiatives" by Melissa S. Q. Huber
"Reflections on a Sustainable America" by Vice President Al Gore, "Partners for Smart Growth" by New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, "Senate Smarth Growth Task Force" by Senator Carl Levin.
"Urban Sprawl in Michigan and Beyond: Much Ado About Nothing?" by Sam Staley, "Saving Farms by Saving Cities: Sprawl, Race, and Concentrated Poverty" by David Rusk, "Land Use as if Community Matters" by Rex LaMore.
"Urban Centers Deserve Comprehensive Focus" by State Representative Michael J. Hanley, "Building on the 1998 Urban Vision Summit: The Bipartisan House Urban Caucus" by Representatives William Byl and Michael Hanley, "Urban Policy for Our Times" by Neal Peirce.
Reflections from Public Housing Residents and Partners
A Different Approach by Sandra Kowalk, Lansing Housing Commission Resident Initiatives Coordinator, Public Housing of the New Millennium, by Ed Moses, Community Police Officer, by Officer Daryl Green.
Reflections from the Public Housing Fellows, by Patty Campbell and Jimmie Caldwell, How Do You Make Connections in Your Neighborhood? by Dr. John Schweitzer MSU Community and Economic Development Program, Fellows Receiving Awards at "2003" Graduation and Celebration from Dr. Rex LaMore, State Director, Community and Economic Development Program.
Striving to Open Opportunities for Residents Living in Public Housing, by Bernard Gwekwerere, Improving Housing Strategies with the Leadership of MSU Public Housing Fellows, by Cathy Kuhn, Southeast Michigan Community Alliance, by Chris Smith