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Research & Lessons from Katrina

Lessons from Katrina

PRRAC\'s Director of Research Chester Hartman and George Washington University sociologist Gregory Squires (a member of PRRAC\'s Social Science Advisory Board) have co-authored a 23-page chapter -- \"Lessons from Katrina: Structural Racism As a Recipe for Disaster\" -- in the just released volume, \"Building Healthy Communities: A Guide to Community Economic Development for Advocates, Lawyers, and Policymakers,\" co-edited by Roger A. Clay, Jr. of Insight Ctr. for Comm. Econ. Dev. & Prof. Susan R. Jones of the George Washington Univ. Law School.

The 530-page volume contains 28 chapters divided into the following sections: History & Background; CED & the Global Economy; Nonprofit Orgs. in CED; Govt. Financial Resources; Responding to Comm. Interests; Building Human Capital; Creating Indiv. & Comm. Assets; Obtaining Appropriate Financial Services; Embracing Environmental Opportunities & Challenges. Full TOC and ordering inf (unfortunately at a pricey $125) available at

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