Fwd: The Terner Series on Urban Development (fwd)
- The December 4th talk might be of particular interest.________>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
>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 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