June 23, 2010 - Gentrification, Protecting the `hood, &...

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Gentrification, Protecting the ‘hood, & Community Development Community Development
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Definition: Community Development Corporation Engaged in place-based strategies aimed at helping poor communities. Serve the felt needs of low-income communities and empower residents, individually & collectively.
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Definition: Community Development Corporation Help those who lack economic & social resources. Seek to correct structural injustices created by the inequities of the economic system. -Stoutland
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Mission & Principles: CDC’s CDCs strive to find ways to develop and link community-based identities and struggles in a way that challenges capital. -Rubin, in Stoutland
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Mission & Principles: CDC’s CDCs were invented on the assumption that poverty should not be viewed just as an individual affair but as a systematic disease that afflicts the whole community. -Zdenek, in Stoutland
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Mission & Principles: CDC’s The individuals who built CDC’s believed they could not only give
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course CY PLAN 118AC taught by Professor Lisafeldstein during the Summer '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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