ERIC Number: ED416969
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Family Support and Community Economic Development.
Lalley, Jacqueline, Ed.
Family Resource Coalition of America Report, v16 n3 Fall 1997
This report of the Family Resource Coalition of America examines the interrelationship of sustainable community economic strategies and sustainable family units. The introductory section of the report consists of one article, "Integrating Community Development and Family Support." The second section, "Community Building: A Movement is Afoot," consists of five articles addressing community rebuilding, community building theories, community building practice, and building on Chicago's West Side. The third section, "Supporting Families from Welfare to Work," contains six articles describing new ways of working, California family economic security programs, job training, the Cleveland Works program, and microenterprises. The fourth section, "Community-Based Strategies for Financing," consists of five articles addressing the concept of time dollars, community-based financing, grassroots loans, youth credit union, and partners in community-based lending. The fifth section, "Building Rural Economy and Community," contains two articles describing a skill and value education program on a farm, and the "MIHOW" (Maternal and Infant Health Outreach Workers) program. The sixth section, "Housing-Based Strategies," contains three articles discussing housing-based community development and presenting case studies of the Omaha Housing Authority the Fremont County (Colorado) Family Center. The seventh section, "Federal Innovations," consists of one article describing Federal Economic Development Initiatives. The report includes a program survey and resource file. (SD)
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Change, Community Development, Community Resources, Economic Change, Economic Development, Economic Impact, Family Needs, Family Programs, Family (Sociological Unit), Quality of Life, Welfare Services
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Washington, DC. Children's Bureau.; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ.
Authoring Institution: Family Resource Coalition, Chicago, IL.; National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice, Iowa City, IA.