Erica Copeland

Erica Copeland is a graduate student in the Master of City & Regional Planning program at the Bloustein School with a concentration in Community Development and Housing. She joins Bloustein after having worked for several years promoting social equity in urban environments. Most recently, she served as a Housing Fellow with the Gateway Cities Council […]

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William Downie

William Downie is a graduate student in the Master of City of Regional Planning program at the Bloustein School. He is interested in affordable housing development, equitable economic development, neighborhood revitalization, and brownfield redevelopment in post-industrial communities, and ultimately hopes to help stressed and disadvantaged communities develop in an equitable and sustainable way. Prior to […]

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Middlesex County Food Dating Label Education Project (2022)

This report analyzes the ways in which individual pantries throughout Middlesex County interact with food product date labels, food waste, staff and client education, and the impact that COVID-19 has had on those topics. This project has two main objectives: (1) understanding what practices food pantries in Middlesex County currently have in place regarding food […]

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Middlesex County Emergency Food Organizations and Non-Food Services during the Covid Pandemic (2021)

In partnership with the Rutgers University Collaborative Center for Community-based Research and Service, and REPLENISH, the Middlesex County Food Bank, this report offers some insight about the non-food challenges that pantries confronted during the pandemic, how pantry staff navigated the demand for these services during the pandemic through July of 2021,and it provides some idea about […]

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Case Study Conference

September 22-23, 2022 The case study conference is the second major conference event in the seminar series.  Scholars and practitioners will present hands-on, practical, empirically rich case studies related to land value capture and community engagement. Students, faculty, and practitioners are invited to join the discussion. The case study conference will take place September 22-23, […]

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Case Study Mini-Workshop

January 2022 (virtual) The half-day case study mini-workshop provides training in case study design. It seeks to ensure that the group of case study authors conceptualizes the organization, format, and depth of case study content similarly and engages the group in working together to create a rich set of case studies that they will present […]

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References

Birch, E. L. 2012. Cities, people, and processes as planning case studies, in Crane, R. and R. Weber (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Urban Planning, Oxford University Press. Caldeira, T. P. R. 2017. Peripheral urbanization: Autoconstruction, transversal logics, and politics in cities of the global south. Environment and Planning D – Society and Space, 35(1), pp. 3-20. […]

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