Program Brief: Neighborhood Planning for Community Revitalization (NPCR)

Responsible Unit
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)

Type of Work
Student assistantships, community assistance

Description
Provides students of local post-secondary institutions with increased opportunities to complete useful, neighborhood driven applied research projects that are initiated and guided by the neighborhood.

Geographic Scope
Twin Cities Metro

Website
http://www.cura.umn.edu/npcr.php

Eligibility
Assistantships are open to any local post-secondary students and occasionally faculty members; eligibility for assistance is open to local neighborhood organizations

Community Partners, Participants, and Clients
Neighborhood organizations and community development corporations; past projects partnered with Longfellow Community Council, Phillips Neighborhood, Midtown Greenway Coalition, Capital River Counsil, Green Institute, and Southeast Asian Community Council.