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Call # HT167 .B675 2009
Title Breakthrough communities : sustainability and justice in the next American metropolis / edited by M. Paloma Pavel
Imprint Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, c2009
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Descript. xli, 446 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Series Urban and industrial environments. Sustainable metropolitan communities books
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-395) and index
Subject City planning -- United States
Urban renewal -- United States
Community development, Urban -- United States -- Case studies
Sustainable development -- United States
Social justice -- United States
Alt Author Pavel, M. Paloma, 1951-
OCLC # 255013176
Table of Contents
 Series Foreword / Robert Gottlieb 
 Foreword / Carl Anthony 
 Introduction / M. Paloma Pavel 
Pt. IRoots of the Regional Equity Movement and the Reinterpretation of Metropolitan Space1
Sect. 1Moving Beyond Apartheid in the Next American Metropolis7
1From Bootstrap Community Development to Regional Equity / Cynthia M. Duncan9
2Scaling Up: Regional Equity and the Revitalization of Progressive Politics / Angela Glover Blackwell, Manuel Pastor15
3Reinterpreting Metropolitan Space as a Strategy for Social Justice / John A. Powell23
Sect. 2Environment, Transportation, and Land Use in the Quest for Racial Justice33
4The Roots of Environmental Justice / Peggy M. Shepard, Kizzy Charles-Guzman35
5Addressing Urban Transportation Equity in the United States / Robert D. Bullard49
6Race, Class, and Real Estate / Sheryll Cashin59
Sect. 3Geographic Context, Sustainability, and Regional Equity67
7Development and Opportunity in Small Towns and Rural Communities / Cynthia M. Duncan, Priscilla Salant69
8Katrina Is Everywhere: Lessons from the Gulf Coast / Army Liu, Bruce Katz81
9Growing Together, or Growing Apart? Central Labor Councils and Regional Equity / Amy B. Dean95
Pt. IIBreakthrough Communities: Stories and Strategies in the Quest for Regional Equity107
Sect. 1Saying No to Forces Destroying the Community113
10Rekindling Hope in Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) / David Goldberg119
11Closing the Gaps: The National Vacant Properties Campaign (Cleveland, Ohio) / Don Chen123
12Neighbors Building Neighborhoods: Community Stewardship to Revitalize Midsize Cities (Rochester, New York) / Mayor William A. Johnson, Jr.131
13Transforming Brownfield Communities: The Naugatuck Valley Project (Connecticut) / Kenneth Galdston141
Sect. 2Getting Grounded in Place, Time and Community153
14Community Activism for Creative Rebuilding of Neighborhoods (Chicago, Illinois) / Mary Nelson, Steven McCullough157
15Opportunity-based Housing in Atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia) / Steve Lerner167
16A Regional Approach to Affordable Housing (Atlanta, Georgia) / Hattie Dorsey175
17Preserving Heirs' Property in Coastal South Carolina (Charleston, South Carolina) / Faith R. Rivers, Jennie Stephens183
Sect. 3Exploring New Horizons: Connecting Local Struggles Global and Regional Stories195
18LAX Rising (Los Angeles, California) / Danny Feingold199
19Community Benefits Agreements: A Strategy for Renewing Our Cities (Los Angeles, California) / Greg LeRoy205
20Reshaping a Region After September 11 (New York Metro Region) / Robert Yaro, Chris Jones, Petra Todorovich, Nicolas Ronderos213
21Faith-based Organizing for Metro Equity in Detroit (Detroit, Michigan) / Victoria Kovari225
22Vales, Vision, and Message: The Spirit of Metro Equity231
 Community Organizing through Faith-Based Networks / Greg Galluzzo231
 Faith-Based Organizing and Core Values / Mike Kruglik234
 "Let My People Go" / Cheryl Rivera236
Sect. 4Saying Yes: Framing Regional Collaborations to Win239
23Bridging the Bay: University-Community Collaborations (San Francisco Bay Area) / Manuel Pastor, Rachel Rosner, Juliet Ellis, Elizabeth Tan243
24Poor City, Rich Region: Confronting Poverty in Camden (Camden, New Jersey)257
 From Dependency to Sustainability / Howard Gillette, Jr.257
 The "Inside Game": Reinvestment Strategy / Jeremy Nowak260
 The "Outside Game": Can Faith Move Mountainless New Jersey? / David Rusk265
25Farms to Schools: Promoting Urban Health, Combating Sprawl, and Advancing Community Food Systems (Southern California) / Robert Gottlieb, Mark Vallianatos, Anupama Joshi285
Pt. IIIRegional Equity and the Future of Sustainable Metropolitan Communities303
Sect. 1Building the Capacity of the Regional Equity Movement307
26Building the Capacity of the Regional Equity Movement / Angela Glover Blackwell, L. Benjamin Starrett309
Sect. 2Reaching Out to New Strategic Partners317
27Business, Grass Roots, and the Regional Agenda / Bart Harvey319
28Measuring Success: Using Metrics in Support of Regional Equity / David Rusk323
29Networking for Social Justice: The African American form on Race and Regionalism / Deeohn Ferris329
30Sharing the New Story: Regional Equity and Strategic Media / Andrea Torrice, Ellen Schneider335
Sect. 3Uncovering Global Linkages for Sustainable Metropolitan Communities339
31Climate Change and the Quest for Regional Equity / Van Jones341
32A Global Perspective: Community-driven Solutions to Urban Poverty / Celine d'Cruz, David Satterthwaite347
Sect. 4Beyond Segregation: Toward a Shared Vision of Our Regions / Myron Orfield365
Pt. IVResources375
 Contributor Biographies397
 Authors' Organizations407