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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drug, free, communities, sustaining, creating, plus, tools, prevention
Number of Pages: 568
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788102958
ISBN-13: 9780788102950

Designed to help program planners, communities and others to develop an effective and comprehensive systems approach to fighting the war against alcohol and other drug use among youth in their communities. Explains how individual, interpersonal, and environmental situations and conditions contribute to alcohol and other drug use. Provides strategies for combating each of these forces. Case studies of model communities around the country are described. Includes worksheets, planning charts, and other aids.

Author: William B. Shear
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: funds, distributing, reflect, program, flexibility, methods, states, block, development, grants, entitlement, communities, community
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2010-09-15
ISBN-10: 1437939805
ISBN-13: 9781437939804

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program provides entitlement communities (metro. cities and urban counties) and states with significant discretion in how they distribute funds for eligible activities. Entitlement communities may use a variety of processes to select individual projects, and states may also use different methods to distribute funds to non-entitlement communities. This report examines: (1) the various methods by which entitlement communities use and distribute their CDBG funds to individual projects within their jurisdictions; (2) the various methods by which states

Author: Delano E. Lewis
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: information, superhighway, communities, america, initiative, connecting, kickstart
Number of Pages: 182
Published: 1997-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788138596
ISBN-13: 9780788138591

This publication is intended to help community leaders launch KickStart initiatives to bring their communities onto the information superhighway. Contents: connecting people and communities to the information superhighway (realizing the benefits; highlighting the ingredients of success; showcasing success tories); a leadership guide to getting there (identifying costs and sources of funding); resource on intellectual property, privacy and security; resources for communities (print and online resources; examples of acceptable use policies).

Author: Hermine G. De Soto
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: social, exclusion, inclusion, albania, egyptians, roma
Number of Pages: 316
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0821361716
ISBN-13: 9780821361719

This report provides key insights into the social exclusion processes that affect Roma and Egyptian communities in Albania-two of the most vulnerable minority communities in Albania. It offers advice on the design of concrete actions to facilitate the inclusion of Roma and Egyptian communities into Albanian society, and also includes feedback from the Roma and Egyptian communities on the study findings and recommendations.'Roma and Egyptians in Albania' includes supporting data collected via participatory methodologies conducted in eleven study sites to investigate the socio-economic, cultural

Author: United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Developm
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: communities, empowerment, enterprise, zones, renewal, incentive, guide, businesses, tax
Number of Pages: 103
ISBN-10: 1428985247
ISBN-13: 9781428985247

Author: Benedictine Sisters of Erie Pennsylvalnia
Publisher: Earth Force, Inc.
Keywords: benedictine, communities, audit, environmental, earth, listening
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 1997-04-21
eBookDB-ID: B0014LGC3I

This book is relevant to an audience far greater than the 300+ Benedictine monasteries and their large associated communities in urban and rural Latin America, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Indeed, adaptations are being planned for African Muslim communities and for Buddhist communities in Asia. Throughout their history the Benedictines have had a close connection with land and its stewardship. As written in the Preface: "For Benedictines, an environmental audit is not a fad. It is not a social nicety. It is certainly not an option. It is simply a contemporary manifestation of an ancient commitmen

Author: Peter Sternberg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: america, rural, value, internets, broadband
Number of Pages: 70
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437923194
ISBN-13: 9781437923193

As broadband ż or high-speed ż Internet use has spread, Internet applications requiring high transmission speeds have become an integral part of the żInformation Economy,ż raising concerns about those who lack broadband access. This report analyzes: (1) rural broadband use by consumers, the community-at-large, and bus.; (2) rural broadband availability; and (3) broadbandżs social and econ. effects on rural areas. In general, rural communities have less broadband Internet use than metro communities. Rural communities that had greater broadband Internet access had greater economic growth, w
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