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Assessing national student partnership
This paper reflects research conducted while working with National Student Partnerships (NSP), to reestablish their satellite office at the Virginia Williams Family Resource Center for the homeless (VWFRC). NSP’s goal is ...
The Carver Terrace Community Building Project: Resident Attitudes towards Homeownership
The Carver Terrace housing development, located in Northeast Washington D.C., was recently purchased and renovated by the Telesis Corporation as part of a fifteen year plan designed to give residents the opportunity to buy ...
Parental Involvement at Two Southeast Washington, DC Schools: Parents’ Perceptions and Recommendations
Many studies have determined that parental involvement is a key element that improves a child’s social capital and academic achievement. Therefore, this study examined parents’ perceptions of involvement and ways to improve ...
Meeting the Needs of Latino Undocumented Immigrant Children in Washington, DC
This research project, conducted in collaboration with the National Center for Refugees and Immigrant Children (NCRIC), seeks to better understand and meet the needs of undocumented and unaccompanied children in the ...
During the 2005-2006 academic year, members of a research team at Georgetown University (GRT) volunteered in a community development project at Carver Terrace. Carver Terrace is a low-income housing community located in ...
Affordable housing in the district of columbia
The development of affordable housing is a nation-wide problem, and should undoubtedly be made a priority across the states. A strong indicator of this affordable housing crisis is income level. Roughly 33,899,812 people ...