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Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)     View
"LISC provides grants, loans and equity investments to CDCs [community development corporations] for neighborhood redevelopment. When LISC begins a new program, National LISC matches locally-raised funds." The site describes LISC programs a ...
http://www.lisc.org/

Neighborhoods Online: National     View
Provides "access to information and ideas covering all aspects of neighborhood revitalization...." Topics covered include economic development, community development, neighborhood environment, security, education, and families and children. ...
http://neighborhoodsonline.net/

Project for Public Spaces     View
This nonprofit organization provides publications, technical assistance, and research to projects aiming "to create and sustain public places that build communities." Initiatives and completed projects for urban parks and markets, transportation, and ...
http://www.pps.org/

National Night Out (NNO)     View
NNO is a yearly event to promote neighborhood spirit and crime prevention. It can include block parties, talks by police spokespersons, and other community activities. Site includes a FAQ, information regarding awards given to participating communiti ...
http://www.nationaltownwatch.org/nno/

Walk Score     View
"Walk Score calculates the walkability of an address [in the U.S.] by locating nearby stores, restaurants, schools, parks, etc. Walk Score measures how easy it is to live a car-lite lifestyle -- not how pretty [or safe] the area is for walking. ...
http://www.walkscore.com/

Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA)     View
"OEA is the Department of Defense's primary source for assisting communities that are adversely impacted by Defense program changes, such as base realignments and closures (BRAC)." The site provides a FAQ, a BRAC timeline for communities, i ...
http://www.oea.gov

Delocator     View
A site "to assist the public in finding and supporting independently owned cafes." Search by ZIP code for listings and reviews "of both independently owned cafes and Starbucks retail stores." Note: Items are listed by ZIP code ra ...
http://www.delocator.net

Urban Institute     View
The Urban Institute analyzes policies, evaluates programs, and helps community development "to improve social, civic, and economic well-being." The site features reports on topics such as crime, justice, education, housing, welfare, privat ...
http://www.urban.org

The Democratic Promise: Saul Alinsky and His Legacy     View
Companion website to a 1999 documentary that "examines both the history of community organizing -- through the work of Saul Alinsky [1909-1972] -- as well as the current state of community organizing." Features essays about Alinksy and comm ...
http://www.itvs.org/democraticpromise/

NextStep     View
Searchable, browsable access to hundreds of Web sites providing "information, access to resources, opportunities for networking, and inspiration on the topic of sustainable communities." Some resources have a specific Minnesota angle, but m ...
http://www.nextstep.state.mn.us/

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