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Solving these challenges also requires careful attention to individual and collective decision making, including the formal and informal institutions that shape those decisions. Community development is an ongoing process of identifying and understanding the complicated interaction of people and places. Stone, Glenn Davis and Andrew Flachs.

The purpose of delivering these tools is to stimulate a discussion about growth and development and strengthen local capacity to implement sustainable approaches. Framing Effects on Domain Experts.

He blends the development of new science-based approaches with practical applications and implementation. Ma is an interdisciplinary natural resource social scientist in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources. Contact Us to ask a question, provide feedback, or report a problem.

More communities are taking public transportation into account when planning residential projects. In Chicago, residents have taken it upon themselves to fill the need for primary and specialty healthcare by establishing the Lawndale Christian Health Center. Milkoreit received her Ph. Return to text In addition, the Federal Reserve System created a series of video reports that highlight promising stabilization work being done in Cleveland, Detroit, and Phoenix. She has developed a highly successful integrated program focused on the role of human decision making in water resources management.

Nonetheless, the commitment and innovation demonstrated in communities all across the country is encouraging. Zanotti maps out spatial inequalities and injustices experienced by resource-dependent communities and highlight local adaptation and creativity in the context of acute change.

Taking an entrepreneurial approach to community development and thinking about the needs of both people and places will, I believe, make for stronger, more resilient communities in the future. Learn more about assistance from the grantees.

An Entrepreneurial Enterprise This innovative example serves as a reminder that successful community development is an entrepreneurial enterprise. Her past work has focused on modeling the impacts of extreme events and climate change on our energy infrastructure at various spatio-temporal scales.

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