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Mobilizing For Sustainable Development
Volume 1, Issue 1 Winter, 2007 Sojourner-Douglass College
Gentrification Targets Low-Income Residents

Gentrification is uprooting the neighborhoods surrounding Sojourner-Douglass College's East Baltimore campus and causing residents facing displacement to seek ways to create more stability in the community...Read More

Sojourner-Douglass College Supports Residents

As an institution established by the community, Sojourner-Douglass College has a very different approach to solving community problems; which is, quite naturally, a bottom up process. The residents are vital–not an afterthought.... Read More

Generational Education

Post-Secondary Education—Capacity building that results in positive transformation for oneself and one's environment starts with relevant education. In order to meet this standard, the College is upgrading its undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Community Development...Read More

Employment Opportunities with Livable Wages

Recognizing the necessity of expanding job opportunities with livable wages for residents, Sojourner-Douglass College has significantly upgraded its workforce development capacity by acquiring the workforce component of Baltimore's recently completed Empowerment Zone operation.  Read More

Affordable Housing and Economic Development

The cornerstone of gentrification is the way it drives housing costs beyond affordability for low-income residents. Therefore Sojourner-Douglass, in collaboration with the East Baltimore Community Corporation and the Tenant Councils of the five public housing complexes within the College's immediate service area,...Read More

 
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