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Community Development and Community Development Corporations

Comeback Cities: A Blueprint for Urban Neighborhood Revival.
Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2000.
By Paul S. Grogan and Tony Proscio.
· Outlines how a blend of public-private partnerships, grassroots non-profits, and a willingness to experiment characterizes what is best among the new approaches to urban problem solving. Focuses on work of CDCs and uses Cleveland as an example.

Rebuilding Communities: A National Study of Urban Community Development Corporations.
New York, 1992.
By Avis Vidal

Coming of Age: Trends and Achievements of Community-based Development Organizations.
National Congress on Community and Economic Development, 1999.

Tying it all Together: The Comprehensive Achievements of Community-based Development Organizations.
National Congress on Community and Economic Development, 1995.
· Presents the results of the third National Community Development Census, measuring achievements as of 1993. Demonstrates that the community economic development industry is increasingly capable of addressing the comprehensive economic and social needs of distressed communities and establishes powerful testimonials of the impact of CBDOs.

From the Ground Up: A Workbook on Coalition Building & Community Development.
Amherst, MA: AHEC/Community Partners, 1995.
Edited by Gillian Kaye and Tom Wolff
· A user-friendly workbook containing ideas on, frameworks for, and exercises in community development. For information call: 1-800-397-2282

Corrective Capitalism.
New York: Ford Foundation, 1987.
By Neal Pierce and Carol Steinbach