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Economic Development - Spelman College

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Economic Development Policy Brief


 Sub-categories in this issue

  • The increasing rate of unemployment
  • Home/neighborhood improvement and revitalization
  • The increasing rate of crime


Types of Service   short-term  |  ongoing school year  |  summer

  • Short Term

          -Job Fair, AUC Community Clean Up, Health Awareness Day

  • Ongoing School Year

          -Teaching about the importance of using clean needles; Career Workshops; assisting in painting approximately 15 houses

  • Summer

          -Day camps; community car wash; help paint neighborhood mural



Academic Work   courses  |  service-learning  |  CBR and policy research   |  departments and institutes

  • Courses

          -Courses in economics; psychology; and sociology, including Introduction to Criminology

  • Service-Learning

          -Art as Social Action

  • CBR and Policy Research

          -Courses in sociology

  • Departments and Institutes




Education & Training   forums  |  workshops  |  reflection activities

  • Forums

          -Habitat for Humanity; Home Depot; Big Brother & Sister; Department of Labor; Police Outreach

  • Workshops

          -Drug and Job Workshops

  • Reflection Activities

          -Summer Service Packet; NPut Newsletter



Campus and Organizational Capacity-Building   training  |  fundraising  |  resource development

  • Training

          -P.U.L.S.E.; Career Services; Operation HOPE

  • Fundraising

          -So You Think You Got Skillz: West End Talent Show; A Dollar A Day: Campaign Against Homelessness and Poverty

  • Resource Development

          -Bonner Office of Community Service



Research, Policy Analysis, Deliberative Democracy   evaluations  |  policy research  | issue forums  |  advocacy

  • Evaluations

          -NPut Zoning Board

  • Policy Research

          -Courses in sociology and psychology

  • Issue Forums

          -Zone Meetings

  • Advocacy

          -Student Government Organizations at Spelman College, Morehouse College, and Clark-Atlanta University


Contacts   staff  |  faculty  |  students  |  community partners (local, regional, national)

  • Staff

          -Sheryl Belizaire

  • Faculty
  • Community Partners



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