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47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

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Thursday, April 20 • 10:50am - 12:15pm
TH10.50.12 Activist Scholarship Special Session: Civic Engagement, Institutional Relations, Resource Delivery & Education

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Papers in this panel investigated the intersections of civic engagement and institutions, including educational institutions, with social capital and city services related to housing. The panel investigates these intersections from local neighborhoods in the US and abroad.

Regional Planning, Access to Opportunity, and Freddie Gray: Lessons from Baltimore
Nick Finio, University of Maryland, College Park; Gerrit Knaap, National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education; Casey Dawkins, University of Maryland, College Park; Willow Lung-Amam, University of Maryland, College Park; Eli Knaap, University of Maryland, College Park; Brandon Bedford, National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education

Application of Housing Policies and Programs as a Means of Providing Justice and Harmony in Nigerian Cities
Sabina Chiaka Osuji, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria

Educational Choice and Social Capital In Struggling Communities
Rebecca Frances Kemper, Ohio State University

Activist Scholars / Marginal Gentrifiers: Exploring a Praxis of Boundary Crossing
Catherine Guimond, San Francisco Art Institute

Grassroots Parental Organizing Can Bridge Economic, Racial and Geographic Divides: The Case of Save Our Schools NJ
Julia Sass Rubin, Rutgers University

Speakers
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Catherine Guimond

University of California, Berkeley
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Sabina Chiaka Osuji, Imo University Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria

Lecturer, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Imo State University Owerri
I AM A LECTURER ALSO A PhD CANDIDATE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA, ENUGU CAMPUS, ENUGU, NIGERIA ABOUT URBAN PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
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Julia Sass Rubin, Rutgers

Associate Professor, Rutgers
Julia Sass Rubin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University and an Associate Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. She also is one of the founding members of Save Our Schools... Read More →
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Rebecca Frances Kemper, Ohio State University

Ph.D. Candidate & Managing Editor, Ohio State University
Rebecca Kemper's research is concerned with institutional and neighbor social networks within urban neighborhoods deemed as economically distressed. She is the founder of Equitable Urban Futures, a Columbus, Ohio social justice think-tank and is a contributor to the Columbus African... Read More →

Moderators
avatar for Rebecca Frances Kemper, Ohio State University

Rebecca Frances Kemper, Ohio State University

Ph.D. Candidate & Managing Editor, Ohio State University
Rebecca Kemper's research is concerned with institutional and neighbor social networks within urban neighborhoods deemed as economically distressed. She is the founder of Equitable Urban Futures, a Columbus, Ohio social justice think-tank and is a contributor to the Columbus African... Read More →

Thursday April 20, 2017 10:50am - 12:15pm
Greenway Ballroom-F (2nd Floor)