Social Media Use in Neighborhood Associations.
Mysteries of Public Finance.
This 30-minute DVD, produced in cooperation with Twin Cities Public Television, explains the basics of how public funding works, including how governments raise money, how it is spent, who benefits, and who pays.
An Evaluation of Lifetrack Services to Karen in a Second Wave of Migration to Worthington, Minnesota: Nine Rays of Light Reach the Star of the North.
Between October 1998 and June 2010, 2,792 refugees from Burma, mostly via Thai refugee camps, arrived in Minnesota (Minnesota Department of Human Services Resettlement Programs Office, 2010). The highest number of refugees, 667, from Burma came in DHS grant year 2006 (October 2006 through September 2007). In the first three quarters of the current grant year (GY 2009), 595 refugees arrived in Minnesota from Burma (Minnesota Department of Human Services Resettlement Programs Office, 2010).
Assessing Public Parking Demand at Southwest Lake and Hiawatha.
Quality of Life Change and Immigration Legal Benefits:Documenting Outcomes of Status Change for Immigrants and Refugees.
Westland Commons Development: Vision & Design Guidelines for a Sustainable Development-St. Paul’s North End.
The Economic Impact of Farm-to-School Lunch Programs: A Central Minnesota Example.
Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (LRT) in Minneapolis and Saint Paul: Sustaining Affordable Housing in the Central Corridor - The Neighborhood Connection.
Smith Avenue: A Historical Overview 1950-Present.
Evaluating the Potential of the Buy Fresh Buy Local Strategy for Northwest Minnesota.
Block-based Neighborhood Stabilization.
Cradle-to-College: Organizing Networks to Promote Educational Achievement for Children in Poverty.
Going Beyond the Art: A Program Evaluation of Juxtaposition Arts Between 2005 and 2009.
Preventing Foreclosures in North Minneapolis: An Evaluative Study of the Northside Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Foreclosure Prevention Outreach Project.
CURA & Lyndale Neighborhood Association: the Value of Place-based Organizing.
Minneapolis Neighborhoods and St. Paul Planning Districts.
A four-color, poster-size (50 inches by 40 inches) map showing the boundaries of Minneapolis neighborhoods and St. Paul planning districts.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and HIV/AIDS Among African American Women: Research Design Phase.
Shaping the Urban Environment.
This 30-minute DVD, produced in cooperation with Twin Cities Public Television, explores the challenges and choices facing communities developing land in an environment of scarce and fragile natural resources.
Every year, small businesses spend $60 billion on energy costs. That number is only going to increase with the rapidly rising prices of fossil fuels. Many small businesses are looking for more efficient ways to heat their businesses at rates that are more economical. One way some businesses are doing just that is by using biomass gasification. Biomass gasification is an existing technology that has 'resurfaced' when fossil fuel prices get too large for businesses to handle.
Milaca Downtown Revitalization.
The main goal of this project was to provide the City of Milaca with visions of what their downtown area could look like as they seek to revitalize and reenergize the core of the city. The subsequent drawings, maps, and boards are meant to begin a broader dialog within the community. One that will help form a stronger idea of what can be done in designing the spaces that will form the identity and sense of place within Milaca.