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Community - Campus Day of Service

April 5, 2014

On Saturday, April 5th, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign kicks off National Volunteer Week with an inaugural Community-Campus Day of Service. Over 60 students, faculty and staff worked with six community partners on seven projects to complete pre-construction projects, community garden spring preparation projects, flyering in the community, reorganizing classrooms at Tap in Leadership Academy, cataloging choral literature, and preparing a Bee Garden. A big thank you goes out to all who helped on April 20!

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Academic Publications

2010

Lawson, Laura and Jane Tigan "Designing for the Long Haul: Approaches to Address Mutual Benefits in the East St. Louis Action Research Project" Batture, vol 6, Reciprocity, Dec. 2010, pp. 54-67.

Lawson, Laura and Janni Sorensen. “When Overwhelming Effort Meets Underwhelming Prospects:  Sustaining Community Open Space Activism in East St. Louis.” Insurgent Public Space. Edited by Jeff Hou.

Lawson, Laura, Lisa Spanierman, V.Paul Poteat, Amanda Beer. “Is it Professional or Personal? Engagement, Race, and Reflection in the East St. Louis Community-based Design Studio.” In Erasing Boundaries – Supporting Communities. Edited by Cheryl Doble, Paula Horrigan, and Tom Angotti. (Oakland, CA:  New Village Press, forthcoming 2011).

Lawson, Laura, Lisa Spanierman, V. Paul Poteat, and Amanda Beer. “Best Place for Best Practice?  The Challenge of Multicultural Learning in a Community-based Design Studio.” In Implementing Diversity: Contemporary Challenges and Best Practices at the University of Illinois and other Predominantly White Institutions.  Edited by Helen Neville, Margaret Hunt Browne and Jorge Chapa.  Illinois: Center for Democracy in a Multiracial Society (upcoming).

Dearborn, Lynne.  “Rehab, Rebuild, Renew: ESLARP’s Work with Two Community Partners,” Activist Architecture: The Philosophy and Practice of Community Design Centers, edited by Craig L. Wilkins (New York:  Princeton Architectural Press forthcoming 2011).

Dearborn, Lynne.  “Action Research: Investigating, Reflecting, and Applying Service-Learning Experience in Professional Practice,” Erasing Boundaries – Supporting Communities, edited by Cheryl Doble, Paula Horrigan and Tom Angotti (Oakland, CA:  New Village Press, forthcoming 2011).

2009

Dearborn, M. Lynne, "Ameliorating Local Impacts with Architectural Research: Subprime Mortgages & Housing Quality," ARCC Journal, (2009) Vol. 6 (2)

Montague, R.A., Larkee, B. & Wolske, M. 2009, "Service Learning from Three Perspectives: Administrative, Faculty, and Student" in Service Learning: Montague, R.A., Larkee, B. & Wolske, M. 2009, "Service Learning from Three Perspectives: Administrative, Faculty, and Student" in Service Learning: Linking Library Education and Practice, eds. L. Roy, K. Jensen & A.H. Meyers, American Library Association, Chicago.

2008

Lawson, Laura, Lisa Spanierman, V. Paul Poteat, and Amanda Beer. “Best Place for Best Practice?  The Challenge of Multicultural Learning in a Community-based Design Studio.” In Implementing Diversity: Contemporary Challenges and Best Practices at the University of Illinois and other Predominantly White Institutions.  Edited by Helen Neville, Margaret Hunt Browne and Jorge Chapa.  Publisher to be determined.

 2007

Harwood, Stacy Anne and Marisa Zapata. 2007. Creating Space for Hermeneutics in Practice: Using Visual Tools to Understand Community Narratives about the Future. Critical Policy Analysis, 1 (4): 371-388.

Lawson, Laura. “Parks as Mirrors of Community: Design Discourse and Community Hope for Parks in East St. Louis.” Landscape Journal 26, 1 (Spring 2007): 116-33.

2006

Dearborn, L., “Homeownership: The Problematics of Ideals and Realities", Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, vol.16 (1), Fall 2006 (p. 40-51)

2005

Mary Edwards and Laura Lawson. "The Evolution of Planning in East St. Louis."  Journal of Planning History, Vol. 4.4.  November 2005

Laura Lawson. "Dialogue Through Design: The East St. Louis Neighborhood Design Workshop and South End Neighborhood Plan." Landscape Journal, 2005.

 2004

Dearborn, L., Harwood, S., Lawson, L., 2004. Envisioning the Future in the South End Neighborhood: Work from an  Interdisciplinary Studio + Special Focus on AIA Education Honor Awards, Proceedings of the 92nd ACSA Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March (pp. 635-637).


2003

Lynne Dearborn. "Mortgage Foreclosures and Predatory Lending in St. Clair County, Illinois: 1996-2000."  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003.

 

Janni Sorensen, Kenneth M. Reardon & Cathy Klump. (2003) "Empowering residents and students to rebuild neighborhoods: A Case Study." pages 192-212 in Barbara Jacoby's "Building Partnerships for Service-Learning", Jossey-Bass.

2001

"Necessity Spurs Community Park Collaboration". LaTonya Webb and Bruce Wicks. Illinois Parks & Recreation, Volume 32, Number 6, November/December 2001, pp. 10-11. [web version]


2000
Reardon, Kenneth M. (2000) An Experiential Approach to Creating a Community/University Partnership that Works: The East St. Louis Action Research Project, Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, Volume 5, Number 1, pp. 59-74.

1999

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Introduction to Participatory Action Research," a book review in the Journal of the American Planning Association, Volume 65, Number 1, Winter 1999.

Reardon, Kenneth M. "A Sustainable Community/University Partnership," Liberal Education, Volume 85, Number 3, Summer 1999, pp. 20-25.

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Promoting Community Development through Empowerment Planning: The East St. Louis Action Research Project," in America's Poorest Urban Neighborhoods: Urban Policy, Redevelopment and Planners, edited by Dennis Keating and Norman Krumholz (Newbury Park: Sage Publications, Inc., 1999, pp. 124-139).


1998

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Combating Racism through Planning Education: Reflections on the East St. Louis Action Research Project," Planning Research and Practice, Volume 13, Number 4, October 1998, pp. 421-432. (Refereed) [ pdf version ]

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Urban Planning Scholarship and Human Subjects Review", Clinical Law Review, New York University Law School, Fall 1998. (Refereed)

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Evaluating Community Development Corporations," a book review in the Journal of the American Planning Association, Volume 64, Number 1, Winter 1998, pp. 367-368.

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Enhancing the Capacity of Community-Based Organizations in East St. Louis", Journal of Planning Education and Research, Volume XVII, June 1998, Volume 17, Number 4, pp. 323-333. (Refereed)

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Participatory Action Research as Service-Learning," Academic Service Learning: A Pedagogy of Action and Reflection, edited by Robert A. Rhoads and Jeffrey Howard (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 1998, pp. 57-64).

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Back From the Brink. The East St. Louis Story" Gateway Heritage: Missouri Historical Society, Volume 18, Number 3, Winter 1997-1998. pp. 5-15.


1997

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Promoting Sustainable Community/University Partnerships Through Participatory Action Research," with Thomas P. Shields, National Society for Experiential Education Quarterly, Volume 23, Number 1, Fall 1997, pp. 1, 22-25.

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Institutionalizing Community Service-Learning at a Research Campus," Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 4-1, May 1997, pp. 130-136. (Refereed)

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Revitalizing Urban Neighborhoods," a book review in the Journal of the American Planning Association, Volume 63, Number 2, Spring 1997, pp. 401.

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Participatory Action Research and Real Community-Based Planning in East St. Louis, Illinois," in Building Community: Social Science in Action, edited by Phil Nyden et al. (Thousand Oaks: Pine Forge Press, 1997, pp. 233-239).

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Grassroots Development in Metropolitan St. Louis, U.S.A.: Church-Based and University-Supported Models, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development Research Report, accepted for publication Spring 1997, (Invited and refereed article).

Reardon, Kenneth M. "State and Local Revitalization Efforts in East St. Louis." The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, edited by David Wilson, Volume 551, May 1997, pp. 234-246.


1996
Reardon, Kenneth M. "Town/Gown Conflicts: Campus/Community Partnerships in the 90's," with Thomas P. Shields, Planners Network Newsletter, March 1996, pp. 1, 10-11.


1995
Reardon, Kenneth M. "WIPNO, East St. Louis" and "BREM Social Ministries, St. Louis," abstracts in Their Choice or Yours: Global Forces or Local Voices, edited by Krishno Dey and David G. Westendorff (Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Volunteers and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 1995), pp. 23-25 and 48.

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Community Building in East St. Louis: The Illinois Avenue Playground," AICP Planners' Casebook, Number 16, Fall 1995.

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Creating a Contract for 'The Other America'," Colloquia: Cornell Journal of Planning and Urban Issues, Volume X, Number 1, Spring 1995, pp. 54-57 (Invited paper).

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Creating University/Community Partnerships That Work: The Case of the East St. Louis Action Research Project," Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, Volume 5, Number 4, pp. 47-59, Spring 1995.


1994
Reardon, Kenneth M. "Undergraduate Research in Distressed Communities: An Undervalued Form of Service-Learning," Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, Volume 1, Number 1, Spring 1994, pp. 45-54, (Invited and refereed article).

1993

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Participatory Action Research from the Inside: Community Development Practice in East St. Louis," The American Sociologist, Ken Reardon, John Welsh, Brian Krieswith and John Forester, Volume 24:1, Summer 1993, pp. 69-91 (Refereed).

Reardon, Kenneth M. "The Fire Next Time." Colloquia: Cornell Journal of Planning and Urban Issues," Volume VIII, Number 1, Spring 1993, pp. 10-11 (Invited article).

Reardon, Kenneth M. "Neighborhood Planning in Philadelphia and Chicago," a review of two books in the Journal of Planning Education and Research, Volume 12, Number 2, Spring 1993.


1991
Reardon, Kenneth M. "Action Research in East St. Louis," Planning and Public Policy," Volume 16, Number 1, November 1991.


1990
Reardon, Kenneth M. "New York City Field Study Program," Combining Service and Learning: A Resource Book for Community and Public Service II, Jackie Kendall and Associates, editors (Raleigh: National Society for Internships and Experiential Education, 1990), pp. 304-307.

1989
Reardon, Kenneth M. "Public Markets and Urban Social Life," a book chapter in Contemporary Readings in Sociology, Judith N. DeSena, editor (Dubuque: Kendall-Hunt Publishing Company, 1989), pp. 135-145.

1988
Reardon, Kenneth M. "The Fight to Save the Essex Street Market," The Neighborhood Works, July /August, Volume XII, Number 4, 1988, pp. 21-22.

1985
Reardon, Kenneth M. "American Housing Policy," a book review in the, Journal of Planning Education and Research, Volume IV, Number 3, April 1985, pp. 197-199.

 

 

 

 


 

 

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