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Wardman Apartments empowerment project : working to unlock the future together

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dc.contributor.advisor Rivera, Jolan C. en_US Murray, Gloria en_US 2010-01-13T16:07:23Z 2010-01-13T16:07:23Z 2003 en_US
dc.description.abstract The Wardman Apartments Empowerment Project is a CED project that was designed to increase participation and establish a sense of community amongst residents residing in Wardman Apartments through a holistic community-building approach. Wardman Apartments is an 88-unit subsidized housing development that was purchased by the Urban Edge Housing Corporation in 2000.Prior to 2000, there was an absence of unity in the Wardman Apartments community due to a deliberate lack of services, management disinvestment and a community that felt it had no voice to demand changes. Using the Wardman Apartments Empowerment Project as the catalyst, residents established commonalities, organized a resident association, implemented quality-of-life activities and developed effective means of communication in order to develop a mutually beneficial relationship with Urban Edge and make sustainable changes as to the manner in which services are provided to the community.This project was conducted from September 2001 to April 2003 and is a chronicle of discovery and ofa community working together to find its voice. (Author abstract) en_US
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dc.publisher Southern New Hampshire University en_US
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dc.source Original format: Bound CED Project Report, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Southern New Hampshire University -- Theses (Community Economic Development) en_US
dc.subject.other tenant organizing en_US
dc.subject.other AmeriCorps en_US
dc.subject.other community policing en_US
dc.subject.other affordable housing en_US
dc.subject.other Boston (MA) en_US
dc.subject.other Massachusetts (US) en_US
dc.title Wardman Apartments empowerment project : working to unlock the future together en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitation Murray, G. (2003). Wardman Apartments empowerment project : working to unlock the future together. Retrieved from en_US Master of Science (M.S.) en_US School of Community Economic Development en_US
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dc.rightsHolder Murray, Gloria en_US

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