Community Development

April 10, 2014 by admin
33 pages, Feburary 2014. The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise & Public Policy, 1801 Edgehill Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212, (615) 322.2872, www.vanderbilt.edu/curbcenter/ Read More...
March 3, 2014 by admin
When the Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET) set out to produce MicroFest USA: Revitalize, Reconnect, Renew, we wanted to look at the positive impact that art and artists were having on communities around the country. Our intent was twofold: to acknowledge and advance the pioneering and current work of ensemble theaters committed to community-based practice and positive community change (placemaking), and to foster mutual learning with a wider spectrum of artists, cultural workers, and community partners also contributing to community well-being and social change (placemakers). Read More...
February 13, 2014 by admin
February 2014, pages. Tucson Pima Arts Council, The Pioneer Building, 100 N. Stone Avenue, Suite 303, Tucson, AZ 85701, (520) 624-0595, www.tucsonpimaartscouncil.org Read More...
December 17, 2013 by admin
December 2013, 28 pages. The Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Lewis Hall 210, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626, (213) 740-9492, http://cppp.usc.edu Download: Read More...
September 16, 2013 by admin
Arlene Goldbard. 2013, 185 pages, Waterlight Press The Wave Arlene Goldbard. 2013, 129 pages, Waterlight Press Read More...
September 16, 2013 by admin
Imagine what would happen… If you started with a century-old, robust, and diverse arts and culture community… added new grant funds for innovative, large-scale projects completed in teams… and then invited area residents to participate in selecting the projects that would receive funds. What would you get? Read More...
August 5, 2013 by admin
July 2013, 40 pages. First Peoples Fund, P.O. Box 2977, Rapid City, South Dakota, 57709, firstpeoplesfund.org. Download: Read More...
June 17, 2013 by admin
Bill Ivey. 2012, 192 pages, Counterpoint. In his new book we learn about many of the things Bill Ivey doesn’t like: banner ads smart phones the $6 billion yoga industry politicians who hide behind polling cable news $4,000 mountain bikes TV in general; cooking shows in particular And we learn about some of the things Bill Ivey does like: Leica cameras Read More...
June 17, 2013 by admin
Peter H. Pennekamp with Anne Focke. 2013, 34 pages, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, Washington, D.C., and New York, kettering.org. Read More...
June 13, 2013 by admin
While I was volunteering at the Park Slope Armory evacuation shelter I asked for advice from a member of the clergy when I encountered a problem I couldn’t solve. He told me to follow my instinct. I said I didn’t trust my instinct; the situation was far beyond my experience. He responded, “This is your opportunity to stretch yourself.” A lot of stretching has been going on in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. People, organizations, and communities have been coming together to meet a challenge and stretch in ways we had no idea were pos-sible. Read More...