Connect Community Districts

Seven Community Districts share the geography, interests, needs, and concerns of the Ninth Congressional District.  The map and links below seek participants. Engaging residents the relationship local to federal money in community development dates to the 1950s with the formation of Community Planning Councils. The most recent change in this practice occurred in 1989 when the … Continue reading Connect Community Districts

Social Policy People

The Urban Institute Social policy research and some advocacy for vulnerable populations. https://twitter.com/urbaninstitute National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) Columbia University's work on preventing child poverty in the United States and that improve the lives of low-income children and families in the United States. A focus on its own backyard could help. https://twitter.com/NCCP Manpower … Continue reading Social Policy People