• Resident Feedback on the Restore Rundberg Community Survey 

      Castro, Jessenia; Casstevens, Katie; Garcia, Barbara; Springer, David W. (Professional Development Journal, 2015)
    • Restore Runberg: Developing an Asset Inventory 

      Pitzer, Kyle A. (Professional Development Journal, 2015)
      Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education is a refereed journal concerned with publishing scholarly and relevant articles on continuing education, professional development, and ...
    • Restore Runberg: Targeting Hot Spots 

      Whitt, Ahmed (Professional Development Journal, 2015)
      Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education is a refereed journal concerned with publishing scholarly and relevant articles on continuing education, professional development, and ...
    • Revitalizing American Cities: Do Community Development Corporations Matter? 

      Wright, Nathaniel S. (RGK Center: Summer Fellowship Program, unknown)
      Policy makers have been faced with identifying solutions to address poverty and other social problems facing U.S. cities. Community development corporations have emerged as major players in the rebuilding of cities across ...
    • The Rise of School-Supporting Nonprofits 

      Gazley, Beth; Nelson, Ashlyn Aiko (2012 RGK-Arnova President's Award for Nonprofit Research, 2013-10-31)
      This paper examines voluntary contributions to public education via charitable school foundations, booster clubs and PTAs/PTOs as an alternative to local revenues generated via the property tax. We employ panel data on ...
    • The Safety Net as a Network 

      Liu, Helen K. (RGK Center Working Paper, Summer Fellowship Program, 2007)
      The lack of a coherent understanding of what is meant by the American safety net made it difficult to have a meaningful discourse on the current condition. This paper proposes an alternative formulation of the social safety ...
    • Soldiers to Citizens: The Link Between Military Service and Volunteering 

      Nesbit, Rebecca (RGK Center: Summer Fellowship Program, 2008-08-08)
      Research has shown that military service is linked with some forms of political engagement, such as voting, especially for minorities. In this paper, we explore the relationship between military service and another ...
    • Toward Understanding Governance in Hybrid Organizations: The Case of Minnesota's Charter Schools 

      Stone, Melissa M.; Zhao, Jerry; Cureton, Colin (2012-11)
      This paper presents results from a research study on charter school governance in Minnesota, the first state to enact charter school legislation in 1991. The paper examines the effects of the political and institutional ...
    • A Trellis for Nonprofits? The Growth of Government Civil Society Registries 

      Appe, Susan (RGK Center: Summer Fellowship Program, 2010)
      Civil society registries have emerged as a type of a government-implemented policy tool that, according to policymakers, aim to do everything from compile information, promote accountability and foster collaboration. ...
    • What Motivates Youth Civic Involvement? 

      Jahromi, Parissa L. (RGK Center: Summer Fellowship Program, unknown)
      Though the topic of youth civic involvement is increasingly popular in social science research, the question of why some youth are civically involved while others are not is not yet well understood. In this paper, a ...
    • Who Gets USAID Decomcracy Assistance: Thinking About Foreign and in a Global Society 

      Peterson, Lindsey (RGK Center: Summer Fellowship Program, unknown)
    • The Young and the Restless: Generation Y in the Nonprofit Workforce 

      McGinnis, Jasmine (RGK Center: Summer Fellowship Program, unknown)
      The ability of nonprofit organizations to attract and retain the next generation of its workforce will play an integral role in the growth and vitality of the sector. Management literature provides a number of suggestions ...