Research and PublicationsReports, presentations, and projects completed by our researchers.
Featured Research Briefs
Technology and Food Pantry Management
Attracting and Retaining Volunteers
Language and Cultural Differences
Food Pantry Practices during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Urban Agriculture Field Trips
Elijah’s Promise and the Ralph W. Voorhees Center partnered to enhance community food security and food-related community economic development. With a Rutgers University Community University...
Community gardening efforts blossom in New Brunswick as the newly-formed New Brunswick Community Gardening Coalition expands its collaborative mission to share resources, build neighborhood ties,...
Foreclosure Assistance Resource Guide
Azka Mohyuddin and Ami Kachalia, two Byrne 2011 Summer Research Research Associates compiled a Foreclosure Assistance Resource Guide to pool useful information about foreclosure assistance in an...
Urban Agriculture in New Brunswick
Graduate students and undergraduate Ralph W. Voorhees Fellows worked with Elijah’s Promise, a New Brunswick community-based organization that seeks to alleviate poverty and hunger by providing job...
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...
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.
Urban League Affordable Housing & Community Development Corp. of Hudson County
A case study of the Urban League of Hudson County.
Rebuilding Communities from the Ground Up
The 2010 Rutgers Bloustein School Community Development Studio worked with Episcopal Community Development, a non‐profit organization in Newark, to better understand the neighborhood context of foreclosure and to consider approaches for neighborhood revitalization.
Rezoning NYC: Lower East Side and Coney Island
The 2009 Rutgers Bloustein Community Development Studio explored the effects of rezoning in the Lower East Side and Coney Island in partnership with the New York Community Council (NYCC), a nonprofit coalition of organizations that is interested in better understanding the effects of rezoning in the city.
Home Mortgage Foreclosures
The 2008 Rutgers Bloustein Community Development Studio partnered with the Essex-Newark Foreclosure Task Force, formed in 2007 and comprised of more than 40 representatives from municipal, county,...
Gentrification and Rezoning: Williamsburg-Greenpoint
The 2007 Rutgers Bloustein Spring Community Development Studio partnered with the New York Community Council, a coalition of advocacy organizations, that is concerned about the rapid pace of gentrification and development.