EAST ST LOUIS ACTION RESEARCH PROJECT

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Newsletter

October 1999

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OUTREACH WEEKEND, SEPT 17-18, 1999

Projects included:

Read about the projects at the link above.

ESLARP FEATURED IN PUBLICATIONS

In the last few months, the East St. Louis Action Researc Project has been featured in a number of community development and academic publications.

The 1999 report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development entitled "Building Higher Education-Community Development Corporation Partnerships" features ESLARP-NTAC on page 40. (http://www.huduser.org:80/publications/commdevl/higher.html)

The Summer 1999 edition of the Association of American Colleges and Universities Liberal Education features ESLARP on page 20. This piece, written by Prof. Kenneth Reardon, traces the entire history of ESLARP since 1990, discusses the highs and lows of sustaining a community-university partnership and offers some suggestions for the future of the project. (http://www.aacu-edu.org/Publications/lecurrent.html)

The recently published book, Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods (Editors: W. Dennis Keating and Norman Krumholz), features East St. Louis in Chapter 8 "East St. Louis, Illinois: Promoting Community Development Through Empowerment Planning" written by Kenneth Reardon.

COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF THE EGRETS WEBSITE

This paper evaluates the costs and benefits of a project like EGRETS (East St. Louis Geographic Retrieval System). It may be helpful to others who are interested in starting a similar internet-based GIS project. Conclusions state that EGRETS creates huge benefits to professionals and laypersons in a community.

EAST ST. LOUIS NEWS FROM THE WEB

Additional news items have been added to the website. Headlines include:

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Document author(s) : Deanna Koenigs, Vicki Eddings
Last modified: 20 October 1999, Deanna Koenigs
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