CURE Hosts Camden Citywide Housing Vacancy Data Release Event

On Monday, December 8th, the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) in partnership with CamConnect, the Camden Community Development Association, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Community Development Studies and Education Department, hosted the “Camden Citywide Housing Vacancy Data Release” event.  The vacancy data released at this event were gathered through a property … Continue reading CURE Hosts Camden Citywide Housing Vacancy Data Release Event

CURE and Digital Studies Center Film Series Continues 11/21

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) and the Digital Studies Center (DSC) will continue its film series, “Exploring Metropolitan and Urban Issues,” on Friday, November 21st, with a screening and discussion of the documentary Park Avenue: Money, Power, and the American Dream.  In the film, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney presents his take on the … Continue reading CURE and Digital Studies Center Film Series Continues 11/21

CURE Seminar Series Continues on 11/14

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will host its next seminar on Friday, November 14th, with special guest Angel Rodriguez, Vice President of Community Economic Development for the Asociación Puertorriqueños En Marcha (APM).  Mr. Rodriguez will present, “To, For, With…” which will address the following: Philadelphia is known for being a city of neighborhoods, neighborhoods with very … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues on 11/14

Information/Race: A Roundtable Discussion About the Lessons Learned from Ferguson on 9/30

The Digital Studies Center will host a roundtable discussion called “Information/Race: What Ferguson can teach us about race, politics, and journalism in the Network” on Tuesday, September 30th, at 6 p.m. in Penn 401.   Richard Aregood, Visiting Professor of English, will serve as the moderator.  Panelists include: Dr. Wayne Glasker, Associate Professor of History; … Continue reading Information/Race: A Roundtable Discussion About the Lessons Learned from Ferguson on 9/30

CURE Seminar Series Kicks Off on 9/12

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) kicks off its Fall 2014 Seminar Series on Friday, September 12th, at noon.  Dr. Deirdre A. Oakley, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director of Sociology at Georgia State University, will present “Resistance was Futile: The Case of Public Housing Elimination in Atlanta.”  Learn more about Dr. Oakley via the CURE … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Kicks Off on 9/12

Chancellor’s Symposium on Urban Poverty and Inequality to Feature Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, will lead a panel focusing on urban violence and youth as part of the free public Symposia on Urban Poverty and Inequality series.  The installment, “Youth, Civil Unrest, and the Fate of Urban America: Addressing Urban Violence,” will take place on Wednesday, April 2nd, … Continue reading Chancellor’s Symposium on Urban Poverty and Inequality to Feature Marian Wright Edelman

CURE Seminar: “Poverty Policy and the Politics of the Poor”

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) invites you to their upcoming seminar on Wednesday, December 4th, featuring Dr. Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.  Dr. Fox Piven will present “Poverty Policy and the Politics of the Poor.” The … Continue reading CURE Seminar: “Poverty Policy and the Politics of the Poor”