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Articles and websites assembled for the meeting on Post-Katrina Neighborhood Information Initiatives.



Alderslade,J., J Talmage., Y. Freeman. 2006. “Measuring the Informal Economy- One Neighborhood at a Time.” A Discussion Paper Prepared for The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program.

Aspen Institute Rural Economic Policy Program. “ Measuring Community Capacity Building: A Workbook-in-Progress for Rural Communities.”

Beeferman, L W. 2002 “ The Asset Index: Assessing the Progress of States in the Promoting Economic Security and Opportunity.” The Heller Graduate School for Social Policy and Management Brandeis University. Massachusetts.

Brookings Institute. “New Orleans After the Storm: Lessons from the Past, a Plan for the Future.” Special Analysis: Brooking Institute. Washington DC. October 2005.

Carasso, A., S. M. McKernan. 2008. “Portraits of the Assets and Liabilities of Low-Income Families.” Opportunity and Ownership Project: The Urban Institute Washington DC.

Coulton C.J., L.T. Harris. 1999. “Public Assistance Records: A Source for Neighborhood Indicators.” Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. Case Western Reserve University. Prepared for the Urban Institute.

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Duxbury, N. 2003. “Cultural Indicators and Benchmarks in Community Indicator Projects: Performance Measures for Cultural Investment?” Accounting for Culture: Examining the Building Blocks of Cultural Citizenship. Gatineau, Quebec.

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Frey, W., A. Singer, and D. Park. 2007. “Resettling New Orleans: The First Full Picture from the Census.” The Brookings Institution. Retrieved August 4, 2008


Kingsley G.T. 1998. “Neighborhood Indicators: Taking Advantage of the New Potential.” National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership. The Urban Institute.

Kingsley, G.T., K. L. S. Pettit. 2000 “Getting to Know Neighborhoods.” NIJ Journal. The Urban Institute.

Kretzman J.P. , J. L. McKnight. 1993 “Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing Community's Assets. The Asset-Based Community Development Institute

Institute for Policy Research Northwestern University.

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Liu, A., A, Plyer. 2007 “A Review of Key Indicators of Recovery Two Years After Katrina.” The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program & Greater New Orleans Community Data Center.

Liu, A., M. Fellowes, M. Mabanta. 2006. “Special Edition of the Katrina Index: A One-Year Review of Key Indicators of Recovery in Post-Storm New Orleans.” The Brookings Institution Special Analysis in Metropolitan Policy.

Liu, A., A, Plyer. 2008. “Tracking Recovery of New Orleans and the Metro Area.” The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program & Greater New Orleans Community Data Center.

McCarthy K., D.J Petterson, N. Sastry., and M. Pollard. 2006. “The Repopulation of

New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina .” Rand Gulf States Policy Institute.

Office of Public Affairs. 2005. “Katrina: Demographics of a Disaster.” The Urban Institute. Washington DC.

Wallerstein, N., M. Polascek., K Maltrud. 2002. Participatory Evaluation Model for Coalitions: The Development of Systems Indicators.” Health Promotion Practice. Vol. 3, No. 3, 361-373

New Orleans' and Participants' Websites:

Central City Renaissance Alliance (CCRA):

City of New Orleans Office of Recovery Management:

Greater New Orleans Community Data Center:

Greater New Orleans Nonprofit Knowledge Centers:

Harvard Kennedy School Of Government: Broadmoor New Orleans Recovery:

LSU Post-Hurricane Katrina Research and Recovery Work:

Neighborhood Partnership Network:

New Orleans Redevelopment Authority:

Policy Link:

The Rally Foundation:

Tuck Business School Dartmouth:

General Resources and Organizations in the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership:

Atlanta: The Atlanta Project:

Boston: Boston Foundation Boston Community-Building Network:

Cleveland: Center for Urban Poverty and Social Change

Mandel School for Applied Social Science

Case Western Reserve University:

Denver: Piton Foundation:

Indianapolis: United Way Community Service Council, Indianapolis:

Milwaukee: Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee

Neighborhood Data Center:

Oakland: Urban Strategies Council:

Philadelphia: Reinvestment Fund, Philadelphia:

Providence: The Providence Plan:

NNIP Urban Institute:

The Urban Institute: After Katrina:


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