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Over the past decade, immigrant rights organizations in several states seized the opportunity to shift their advocacy efforts from a narrow focus on reform of the nation’s immigration laws to a broader platform of improved immigrant integration into American society. This meant an expansion of policy focus into all aspects of immigrant life, including education, health care, and employment opportunities.
Over the past decade, immigrant rights organizations in several states seized the opportunity to shift their advocacy efforts from a narrow focus on reform of the nation’s immigration laws to a bro
As part of a nearly 20-year movement to unionize janitors, immigrant workers in the Los Angeles area have won significant improvements including wage increases, insurance benefits and job security.
This is a leadership story about how PODER Activates Latino and African American communities to protect the earth and community health.
People Organized in Defense of Earth and her Resources (PODER) activates the power of the Latino and African American communities of Austin, Texas, to both protect the earth and safeguard community
CASA of Maryland responds to the growing phenomenon of immigrants working as temporary laborers, ripe for exploitation. Going beyond services, CASA also develops workers as leaders in their communities and engages them in broader policy issues.
For over a decade, Gustavo Torres and CASA of Maryland have been working with day laborers, tenants and domestic workers to fight and advocate for themselves.
The Welcome Pole case involves public arts management, public administration, nonprofit management, Native American tribal politics, and murder-for-hire, among many other intersecting issues
The story of the Welcome Pole controversy at the Port of Olympia provides a window on effective public leadership, addressing such themes as management in an intercultural context, crisis managemen
With society becoming increasingly wary of conventional chemical pest control methods, this case looks at some decisions around the use of biological control approaches using microorganisms, insects, or diseases for pest management.
As society has become increasingly wary of conventional chemical pest control methods, interest has grown in the use of biological control (biocontrol) approaches using microorganisms, insects, or
The Village of Arts and Humanities engages neighborhood residents, business owners, community groups, and other organizations in revitalizing North Central Philadelphia by recognizing and strengthening the communities existing assets and leadership.
The Village of Arts and Humanities has initiated a collaborative community planning process entitled Shared Prosperity in North Philadelphia.
As a result of activities within the Abu Ghraib prison, Donald Rumsfeld faced circumstances that were arguably as grave as any leader will ever encounter. The case offers a useful opportunity to apply frameworks taught in public management and policy courses.
During the U.S. led war in Iraq, allegations of prisoner abuse within the Abu Ghraib prison evoked angry reactions worldwide.
At the monthly meeting of the beach cities chief of police meeting a relatively new member to the group proposes the regionalization of SWAT services. The lack of response to his proposal leaves the chief wondering "what happened and what next?".
The case focuses on the experience of a relatively new, but highly regarded, chief of police using the monthly meeting of police chiefs to see if they would consider a regional approach for deployi
Through engaging community residents, buying property and creating sophisticated financial negotiations, New Road Community Development Group has brought long-sought sewers and home ownership to a formerly disenfranchised neighborhood.
Ruth Wise and her colleagues have put their formerly disenfranchised neighborhood on the map.