In the past decade, Elizabeth has embraced an economic revitalization program like none other, one that is transforming its once abandoned waterfront into a shopping and business development mecca. This program is reaching into every city neighborhood to improve the quality of life for all of Elizabeth’s residents and visitors (Elizabeth New Jersey Economic Profile […]Read More
Community Development Research
Reports related to community development. Topics includes community economic development, manufacturing, goods movement, communal gardens, community health and recreation, and community planning.
“HEO is dedicated to helping low and moderate income families and or individuals find affordable housing and appropriate employment. It is our belief that affordable housing development and economic development go hand in hand. We believe that helping someone find a place to live, while very important, by itself is not enough. We must help […]Read More
New Brunswick Tomorrow was founded in 1975 with a mission to save the city. With a unique structure and a focus on the entire city community, NBT focused on New Brunswick’s revitalization. The organization has a dedicated staff and board and brings in institutional partners from the city across the public, private and nonprofit sectors. […]Read More
PBCIP is a comprehensive community-building initiative. The organization derives its influence based on a bottom-up model in which members and community residents are the guiding force behind many of their initiatives including housing rehabilitation and the development of their neighborhood plan. ReportRead More
The Urban League of Hudson County (ULHC) seeks to meet the needs of underserved and underrepresented populations in Hudson County. Hudson County is located in northern New Jersey, just across the North River (Hudson River) from Manhattan. With a population of over 608,975 and growing, Hudson County is one of New Jersey’s largest counties (US – Places, […]Read More
The 2004 Rutgers Bloustein Community Development Studio partnered with Newark’s New Community Corporation (NCC). Located in Newark’s Central Ward, NCC’s size and breadth of activities set it apart from other CDCs. NCC is involved in housing construction and management, job training, welfare-to-work training and services, retail trade, childcare, senior care, health, security, and education. NCC […]Read More