Community development
The United Nations defines Community development as "a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems." It is a broad term given to t...
New York Crime-Fighting Gang The Guardian Angels Head Back On Patrols
The Guardian Angels gained fame in the 1980s as they fought against rampant crime that was synonymous with New York City right up until the mid-nineties. Now a terrifying spree of recent slashing atta...
Business Improvement District
A business improvement district (BID) is a defined area within which businesses pay an additional tax (or levy) in order to fund projects within the district's boundaries. The BID is often funded pri...
Community building
Community building is a field of practices directed toward the creation or enhancement of community among individuals within a regional area (such as a neighborhood) or with a common interest. It is s...
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Community organizing
Community organizing is a process where people who live in proximity to each other come together into an organization that acts in their shared self-interest. Unlike those who promote more-consensual ...
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Community organization
Community organizations can represent both community-based organizations, operating as civil society non-profits, and also as a function of organizing within communities defined by geographical locati...
Rural community development
Rural community development encompasses a range of approaches and activities that aim to improve the welfare and livelihoods of people living in rural areas. As a branch of community development, thes...
New York Crime-Fighting Gang The Guardian Angels Head Back On Patrols
The Guardian Angels gained fame in the 1980s as they fought against rampant crime that was synonymous with New York City right up until the mid-nineties. Now a terrifying spree of recent slashing atta...
Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994
The Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994 [IBBEA] amended the laws governing federally chartered banks in order to restore the laws' competitiveness with the recently rel...
Deccan Development Society
Deccan Development Society is an Indian agri-based NGO in Medak district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It works on various crop improvement programs and activities helping the local farmers.<...
Intentional community
An intentional community is a planned residential community designed from the start to have a high degree of social cohesion and teamwork. The members of an intentional community typically hold a comm...
View River Neighborhood Association
The View River Neighborhood Association is a community located at Barangay Batasan Hills, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. This place can be seen near the San Mateo River and almost the interse...
Rural Alliances
Rural Alliances is an international project funded by the European Union through the Interreg North West Europe European Regional Development Fund IVB funding scheme aimed at bringing rural businesse...
Piazza telematica
In the fields of urban planning, urban regeneration and e-government, the term piazza telematica has been used in Italy since the early 1990s by a number of community network and local institutions f...
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Asset-based community development
Asset-based community development (ABCD) is a methodology for the sustainable development of communities based on their strengths and potentials. It involves assessing the resources, skills, and exper...
Rural Development Trust Fund
The Rural Development Trust Fund, authorized under the United States 1996 farm bill (P.L. 104-127), is used to distribute Rural Community Assistance Program funds. Funds are allocated among states bas...
Boosterism
Boosterism is the act of "boosting" (or promoting) a town, city, or organization, with the goal of improving public perception of it. Boosting can be as simple as "talking up" the entity at a party or...
Economy of affection
The Economy of Affection is term introduced by Göran Hydén to describe a network of interactions, communications and support among certain peasant groups in parts of East Africa. These groups, identif...
Human Advancement
In historiography, progress (from Latin progressus, "an advance") is the study of how specific societies improved over time in terms of science, technology, modernization, liberty, democracy, longevit...
Living energy farm
Living Energy Farm, or "LEF," is a zero fossil fuel intentional community of four members on 127 acres in rural Louisa County, Virginia. The farm is a Community in Dialogue with the Federation of Ega...
Living energy farm - Wikipedia
Netroots Nation
Netroots Nation is a political convention for American progressive political activists, originally organized by readers and writers of Daily Kos, a liberal political blog. It was previously called Ye...
Business improvement district
A business improvement district (BID) is a defined area within which businesses pay an additional tax (or levy) in order to fund projects within the district's boundaries. The BID is often funded pri...
Cross culture communication
Modern societies are confronted with communication problems caused by cultural misunderstanding and cultural contrast. Intercultural trainings try to solve such problems by developing strategies to tr...
Salt Lake CAP
Salt Lake Community Action Program (Salt Lake CAP) provides services to meet the needs of low income Utah residents in Salt Lake and Tooele Counties. Salt Lake CAP has over 500 employees. Their purpos...
Career Development Practitioner
Career Development Practitioner is an unregulated, semiprofessional occupation in Canada for which there are academic qualifications and standards. It is similar to an Employment counsellor.