Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Monday, April 23, 2012
You may have heard the term “funemployment” used to described this time in young adults’ lives. Funemployment is defined as “a happy time in one’s life when one is not employed and not wanting to be employed.” However, this is not an accurate portrayal of the current economic climate. Most young adults would like to find a decent job but graduated during a time with a gloomy employment outlook. When they do find jobs, they are less willing to take risks, and they value security.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
For further reading, results of the study can be found in the article "Sense of Community and Informal Social Control Among Lower- Income Households: The Role of Homeownership and Collective Efficacy in Reducing Subjective Neighborhood Crime and Disorder" published in the American Journal of Community Psychology.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
- Provide recommendations to federal and state agencies regarding policy and/ or program guidelines
- Provide a forum for the exchange of information and experience among agencies concerned in all areas of community development
- Cooperate and coordinate with other professional associations involved with community development
- Examine, evaluate, and recommend alternatives to existing and proposed legislation which directly or indirectly affect local community development activities
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