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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    The December 4th talk might be of particular interest. ________ The Terner Series on Urban Development Sponsored by the Berkeley Graduate School of
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 10, 2002
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      The December 4th talk might be of particular interest.
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      >The Terner Series on Urban Development
      >
      >Sponsored by the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism,
      >College of Environmental Design, the Program on Housing and Urban Policy
      >and BRIDGE Housing Corporation
      >
      >Wednesday, October 9: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      >Murder next door
      >The crime rate is down in Oakland but the murder rate is up. What explains
      >urban murder trends, and how do we assess the damage it does to a city,
      >its neighborhoods and the climate for reinvestment. How are city hall, the
      >community and its residents responding/reacting to the escalation in
      >killings? Who is rationalizing and blaming and who is doing something
      >about it?
      >
      >Wednesday, November 6: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      >Urban schools, broken
      >American cities are enjoying a renaissance: new housing, new parks and
      >museums and new residents are re-discovering the benefits of urban living.
      >But schools remain broken with few answers to urban educational woes. What
      >is behind the unevenness of city school performance, which ones work and
      >why? How bad schools hurt investment and the quality of urban life.
      >
      >
      >Wednesday, December 4: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      >Rebuilding Lower Manhattan - Part II
      >Last October, the UC Berkeley Journalism School hosted a public forum on
      >rebuilding Lower Manhattan. This is a follow-up to that controversial
      >debate on how the recovery is taking shape and how Californians view the
      >process. What should a memorial look like and why? Are the economic
      >pressures at odds with goals of a memorial? Can California contribute to
      >the discussion?
      >
      >The Terner Series is a salon-style discussion held at the School of
      >Journalism Library. 121 North Gate Hall, Euclid and Hearst Avenues.
      >Faculty, professionals, students, and community members are invited to
      >attend. For more information, call Brad Inman at 510-290-9447 or email
      >Brad@...
      >
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