A study to better understand the aging population (aged 55 and up) in northern NJ: where they live, existing services and service gaps, cultural and religious needs, and to consider challenges facing aging adults into the future.
Materials Management and Manufacturing in Newark
The Spring 2014 community development studio explored Newark’s manufacturing waste stream and potential opportunities for reusing durable manufacturing discards and shipping materials to generate new jobs.
Impact of Paterson’s Environment on Children
The Ralph W. Voorhees Center for Civic Engagement, in a study funded by the Taub Foundation, strove to understand non-school barriers to children doing well in Paterson, New Jersey.
Manufacturing Byproduct and Shipping Material Reuse: Newark
In partnership with the City of Newark’s Office of Sustainability, the Fall 2013 Community Development Studio began a yearlong exploration of Newark’s industrial waste stream.
New Jersey Urban Indicators Project
Individual report links below. Camden Trenton Newark - Upper Clinton Hill Weequahic Newark - Mount Pleasant East Orange Irvington Jersey City Asbury Park
Planting Change: Growing a Healthy City
Rutgers Filmmaking with the Ralph W. Voorhees Center for Civic Engagement. Planting Change: Growing a Healthy City from Rutgers Filmmaking on Vimeo.
CityWorks was formed by group of developers who wanted to create an organization that would bring commercial and retail to economically-distressed areas in order to supplement and coordinate with the production of low-income housing in New Jersey.
Civic League of Greater New Brunswick
The League continues to be a strong presence in New Brunswick. Involved in the statewide Mt. Laurel litigation (the League’s housing zoning suit against 23 of the 25 Middlesex County municipalities was included in the state Supreme Court Fair Share housing decisions),...
Elizabeth Development Company
A case study of the Elizabeth Development Company.
Housing and Economic Development Opportunities, Inc.
A case study of Housing and Economic Opportunities, Inc. in Camden, NJ.
New Brunswick Tomorrow
A look at the history, structure, priorities, and successes. of New Brunswick Tomorrow.
Parkside Business & Community in Partnership
A case study of the Parkside Business & Community in Partnership.