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Title: A Citizen's Guide to Smarter Growth in Palm Beach County
Link: http://www.1000fof.org/PUBS/PalmBeachGI/smGrowthPBC.pdf
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Description: This user-friendly handbook describes the significance of the local environment, discusses the concept of smart growth, explains tools for promoting smarter growth in Palm Beach County, and outlines how citizens can play a more active role in shaping the future of their communities.

Title: A Healthy Environment and a Strong Economy: A Citizen's Guide to Smarter Growth in Martin County --
Link: http://www.1000fof.org/PUBS/MartinCountyHandbook/31841-1000%20Friends%20of%20FL.pdf
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Description: This 2002 handbook outlines how can promote both economic development and smarter growth in Martin County.

Title: A summary of the proceedings of a conference organized by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation March 16-17, 2001 in South Florida
Link: http://www.liscnet.org/resources/2001/10/proceedings_587.shtml
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Description: The Durable CDC Conference took place March 16 - 17, 2001 at the Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek in South Florida. The aim was to present information, interpretations and ideas that would generate discussions around challenges faced by community housing development organizations, identify early warning signs of trouble, and learn about the tools and resources available to help CDCs in their work. The conference was sponsored by the Florida Housing Coalition (FHC), Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). It is the fourth in a series of conferences sponsored by LISC that addresses CDC capacity issues

Title: African American Outreach -SFWMD
Link: http://glacier.sfwmd.gov/org/exo/mdrsc/aao.html
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Primary Keyword: Environment
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Description: In order to better communicate to and share information with the African American community about environmental and water resource usage goals, the District established an African American Outreach Program. The program uses existing media channels to reach the African American community, including print, radio and television. The District´s messages are universal, but this initiative strives to bring those messages to a community that may not have been adequately addressed in the past. That is why this outreach effort also focuses on community events and business and community leaders throughout central and South Florida.

Title: American Institute of Architects
Link: http://www.aia.org
Contact Info: Phone: 800-AIA-3837 Mailing Address: The American Institute of Architects 1735 New York Ave., NW Washington, DC 20006 Email: infocentral@aia.org
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Description: The American Institute of Architects is the voice of the architecture profession dedicated to: Serving its members , advancing their value, and improving the quality of the built environment.

Title: American Planning Association
Link: http://www.planning.org
Contact Info: American Planning Association 122 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 1600 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-431-9100 Fax: 312-431-9985 OR American Planning Association 1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20036-1904 Phone: 202-872-0611 Fax: 202-872-0643
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Description: APA is a nonprofit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning. APA and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, advance the art and science of planning to meet the needs of people and society.

Title: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
Link: http://www.acsp.org
Contact Info: Donna Dodd, Association Manager Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning 6311 Mallard Trace Tallahassee, FL 32312 Phone: 850/385‑2054 Fax: 850/385‑2084 E‑mail: ddodd@acsp.org
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Description: The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) is a consortium of university-based programs offering credentials in urban and regional planning. Acting together, the ACSP member school faculty are able to express their shared commitments to understanding the dynamics of urban and regional development, enhancing planning practices, and improving the education of both novice and experienced planners.

Title: Brookings Institution, Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy
Link: http://www.brookings.edu/urban
Contact Info: Email: brookinfo@brookings.edu
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Description: The Brookings Institution is an independent, nonpartisan organization devoted to research, analysis, education, and publication focused on public policy issues in the areas of economics, foreign policy, and governance. The goal of Brookings activities is to improve the performance of American institutions and the quality of public policy by using social science to analyze emerging issues and to offer practical approaches to those issues in language aimed at the general public.

Title: Broward County Affordable Housing Program
Link: http://www.co.broward.fl.us/dm20025477.pdf
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Description: Fact sheet on Broward County's Affordable Housing Program

Title: Broward County Transit Services
Link: http://www.co.broward.fl.us/bct/welcome.htm
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Description: Broward County Transit (BCT) is your number one public transportation option for getting around Broward County. We can take you practically anywhere you want to go -- work, schools, shopping, libraries, parks, cultural and civic activities, and other places of interest. We also provide links to Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties transit systems. Our buses provide connections to our community’s multimodal transportation network.

Title: Broward Workforce One
Link: http://www.broward-workforce.org/
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Description: Broward's Workforce Development Board - The mission of the BWDB is to serve and empower all job seekers and employers through a flexible, customer-centered, streamlined, highly accountable and seamless delivery system. The BWDB will use the funding at its immediate disposal to serve those most in need and will take the lead in leveraging community resources. The BWDB will accomplish the mission through the use of a five-year strategic plan

Title: Building Regulations on the Coast
Link: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/secretary/legislative/coastal/issues/build.htm
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Description: The state of Florida began regulating shoreline development in 1971. Along the beachfront, the state imposes stricter construction standards to minimize damage to the natural environment, private property, and human life. This site will provide several regulatory programs that are in affect in coastal areas.

Title: Center for Environmental Justice and Equity at FAMU
Link: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/ospp/ej/resources.htm
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Description: In response to numerous concerns regarding environmental equity and justice issues in Florida, the Legislature (Florida Law, CH. 94-219), created the Florida Environmental Equity and Justice Commission in 1994. The Commission was directed to conduct a study to determine if low-income and minority communities are more at risk from environmental hazards than the general population. The report concluded specific communities were disproportionately impacted by environmental hazards. The report recommended that a Center for environmental equity and justice be established. In 1998, the Center was established at Florida A&M University within the Environmental Sciences Institute (Florida Law, CH. 98-304). The Center's mission is to address environmental issues through research, education, training and community outreach, and make recommendations to be used in developing policies that are designed to protect all citizens from exposure to environmental hazards. Phone #: 850.599.8913

Title: Civic Infrastucture and the Financing of Community Development
Link: http://www.brookings.edu/es/urban/publications/20030527_bogart.htm
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Description: A new study by William Bogart (May 2003) examines how relationships between public, for-profit, and non-profit community development entities affect the capacity for financing urban neighborhood projects by examining networks among such groups in three cities—Cleveland, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. Bogart's work analyzes representative housing projects in each city, quantifying the net amount of subsidy that public agencies and non-profit organizations provide to urban development. Taken together, these case studies reveal that while the financial instruments for urban development—first mortgages, subordinated debt, grants, tax abatements, and tax credits—remain the same in all three cities, the varying structure and strength of their respective community building institutions directly influence what gets built and how it's financed. Follow link for an executive summary and link to the complete report.

Title: Coastal Links
Link: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/secretary/legislative/coastal/links/index.htm
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Title: Coastal Partnerships Initiative
Link: http://www.state.fl.us/environment/learn/coastal_programs_initiatives_partners.html
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Title: Community Foundation of Broward Non-Profit Resource Center
Link: http://www.cfbroward.org
Contact Info: Sheri Brown, Director (954) 761-9503 ext. 105
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Title: Community Impact Assessment and Environmental Justice
Link: http://www.nctr.usf.edu/pdf/CIAandEJforTransit.pdf
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Description: This guide was developed through a grant from the National Center for Transit Research and the Florida Department of Transportation, Public Transit Office. The objectives of the research included identifying information and materials on issues and resources related to environmental justice, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, social equity, and the use of community impact assessment techniques (CIA) in the transit industry.

Title: Community Workforce Program
Link: http://www.miamidade.gov/DBD
Contact Info: Tametria Harris, CPPB Procurement Manager/CWP Coordinator Department of Business Development Court House Center 175 N. W. 1st Avenue. 28th Floor Miami, Florida 305-349-5960 305-349-5915
Primary Keyword: Economic Development
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Description: The Miami-Dade County Department of Business Development (DBD) works to increase the participation of small businesses, and Black, Women and Hispanic-owned businesses on County contracts. The department coordinates and implements various administrative and minority business programs to provide business opportunities and technical assistance to aid these firms in their growth and contribution to South Florida’s economy. To enact the programs, DBD: certifies firms as small or disadvantaged-owned businesses reviews proposed County purchases and contracts to determine if small or minority participation measures are to be applied reviews affirmative action plans and monitors contracts which include small or minority business participation measures to help ensure compliance with program regulations and guidelines. reviews construction contracts to determine if workforce goals are to be applied. The Community Business Enterprise Program for Architectural & Engineering Services (CBE/A&E) is a gender and race neutral program replacing Miami-Dade County’s current B/H/WBE Program for A&E contracts. It is designed to provide contracting opportunities for small- and medium-sized firms. Miami-Dade County construction contractors may also participate in the race and gender neutral Community Small Business Enterprise (CSBE) Program, which offers bonding and financial assistance. A Mentor Protégé program is also available. This community -based effort seeks to pair emerging certified CSBEs (Protégés) with similar more experienced and successful firms (Mentors) in order to provide the Protégé with business advice, assistance and training.

Title: Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP
Link: http://www.evergladesplan.org/
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Title: Congress for the New Urbanism
Link: http://www.cnu.org
Contact Info: Congress for the New Urbanism The Hearst Building 5 Third Street, Suite 725 San Francisco, CA 94103-3296 Phone: 415-495-2255 Fax: 415-495-1731 Email: cnuinfo@cnu.org Media Inquiries: 415-495-4378
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Description: New Urbanism is an urban design movement that burst onto the scene in the late 1980s and early 1990s. New Urbanists aim to reform all aspects of real estate development. Their work affects regional and local plans. They are involved in new development, urban retrofits, and suburban infill. In all cases, New Urbanist neighborhoods are walkable, and contain a diverse range of housing and jobs. new Urbanists support regional planning for open space, appropriate architecture and planning, and the balanced development of jobs and housing. They believe these strategies are the best way to reduce how long people spend in traffic, to increase the supply of affordable housing, and to rein in urban sprawl.

Title: CRA Database
Link: http://www.cuesfau.org/cra/
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Primary Keyword: Redevelopment
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Related Organization: Catanese Center - Ft. Lauderdale  
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Description: Under the direction of FAU Professor Frank Schnidman, an initial inventory of the established Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) in the 7-county Southeast Florida Region has been completed.

Title: Creating Inclusive Communities in Florida
Link: http://www.1000fof.org/Affordable_Housing/creatinginclusivecomm.asp
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Description: The Florida Housing Coalition, in conjunction with 1000 Friends of Florida, has produced this guidebook pursuant to the Department of Community Affairs Catalyst Program for Training and Technical Assistance funded under the William E. Sadowski Affordable Housing Act. A portion of the funds for this guidebook was provided by a grant to 1000 Friends of Florida from Capital City Bank. The views expressed in this book do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Community Affairs or Capital City Bank

Title: Crisis: Getting Nowhere Fast
Link: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/opinion/sfl-transitseries.storygallery
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Description: Series of articles published in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel regarding the transportation crisis in South Florida

Title: Denouncing Racism: A Resource Guide of Faith-Based Principles
Link: http://65.214.34.18/faithbook.pdf
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Related Event: Undoing Racism/Community Building Workshop  
Description: An unprecedented compilation of faith and spiritually based principles, Denouncing Racism addresses how the concept of being actively anti-racist is documented in most faiths’ spiritual practices and policies. It advances the moral responsibility of each person of faith to denounce racism and provides the foundation for working together in combating the divisiveness of racism.

Title: Development Without Displacement
Link: http://www.jc.fau.edu/3publications/dvlp_wo_displacement.pdf
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Description: Guidebook prepared in 2000 by the Catanese Center 1000 Friends of Florida that provides communities the tools to mitigate the impacts of gentrification and organize themselves to be a part of local planning processes.

Title: Dictionary of Florida Transportation Acronyms
Link: http://www.1000fof.org/PUBS/ACRONYMS/DEFAULT.asp
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Description: List of transportation acronyms used in the state of Florida.

Title: Discussion Page for Undoing Racism workshop
Link: http://www.sfrrc.net/forum/forum.asp?FORUM_ID=12
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Primary Keyword: Diversity
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Related Event: Undoing Racism/Community Building Workshop  
Description: Many issues were brought up during the workshop, and continuing dialogue is important to accomplish workshop goals.

Title: Does Privatization Improve Public Service?
Link: http://www.collinscenter.org/publications/publications_show.htm?doc_id=167347
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Description: Summary of the Collins Center first salon series hosted by Chairman Thom Rumberger, on April 10, 2003. The following links to a summary of the proceedings.

Title: E3 Articulation - Elements of Successful Development
Link: http://www.collinscenter.org/tgp/tgp_show.htm?doc_id=170731
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Description: The Collins Center's E3 Articulation meetings will bring together national and local experts on E3 development. An E3 community blends the principles of social equity, economic sustainability and environmental sensitivity into a livable, attractive, marketable mix. The first of these meetings was held in Dania Beach on March 31 and April 1, 2003. A portion of the historic Overtown neighborhood, immediately north of downtown Miami, was selected as a case study for the E3 Articulation process. A summary of this convening is available below, along with a related attachment. Note: these files may take a couple of minutes to download. The next two E3 Articulation meetings will move from the consideration of measures of success to identifying strategies for achieving them. The fourth meeting will focus on quantification of measures and strategies and the creation of an E3 smart growth "model." For more information, contact Bernice Butler at 305-377-4484.

Title: Economic Impacts of Historic Preservation in Florida - Executive Summary
Link: http://www.law.ufl.edu/cgr/pdf/historic_report.pdf
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Title: Florida Civic Education
Link: http://www.flciviced.org/doc/index.html
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Description: The Collins Legislative Classroom combined the creative use of classroom technology and distance learning with experiential civic learning and development of leadership skills. This program provided hands-on experience in how state government works, blending in the Florida Law Related Education's Association's Florida CivicEd website. The Collins Center hosted 40 students and teachers in Tallahassee for the first Collins Legislative Classroom, March 12-14, 2000. The Collins Center CivicEd Website has been revised and the teachers at the three participating high schools have been trained on how to use the website to enhance their teaching of Civic Education.

Title: Florida Department of Environmental Protections Publicaton List
Link: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/secretary/legislative/coastal/publications/
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Title: Florida Gold Coast Clean Cities Coalition
Link: http://www.sfrpc.com/fgcccc.htm
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Description: The Clean Cities Program began in 1993 with the creation of the Florida Gold Coast Clean Cities Coalition by Executive Order of the Governor and our subsequent Clean Cities designation by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Florida Gold Coast Clean Cities Coalition is a public/private advisory board composed of state legislators, local government representatives, federal and state agencies, and private sector representatives concerned with alternative fuel programs. The role of the Coalition is to provide a fuel neutral policy direction to maximize the use of vehicles operating on clean alternative fuels throughout the five county area. This area is composed of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach counties. Council staff provides support to the Coalition through a contract with the Florida Department of Community Affairs.

Title: Glossary
Link: http://www.liscnet.org/resources/glossary.shtml
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Description: Glossary of terms provided by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) through its Online Resource Library

Title: Griffith Centre for Coastal Management Publications
Link: http://www.gu.edu.au/text/centre/gccm/publications.html
Contact Info: Griffith Centre for Coastal Management
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Title: Keep Martin Beautiful
Link: http://www.keepmartinbeautiful.com/
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Description: Keep Martin Beautiful is a not-for-profit grass roots organizaiton governed by a volunteer board of directors. Keep Martin Beautiful strives to improve the quality of life in Martin County through litter prevention education, beautification efforts and environmental stewardship.

Title: Lehman Center for Transportation Research at Florida International University (Research Papers)
Link: http://www.eng.fiu.edu/LCTR/papers.htm
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Description: Transportation-related research papers.

Title: Microbusiness USA and Matching Savings Fund
Link: http://www.microbusinessusa.org
Contact Info: Diane Silverman Partners for Self-Employment 300 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, Florida 33137 305-438-1407 204 Fax 305 438-1411
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Description: Micro-Business, USA is in its tenth year providing micro-enterprise training and loans in South Florida. For the past three years we have disbursed more loans than any designated microloan provider in the nation. Loans range from $500 to $35,000. v The Matched Savings Fund was added in FY 2003 to encourage low-income residents to save for home and business ownership. v Community Impact Sustainable community development depends on low-income residents having a stake in the community. Without assets, a person has nothing to lose. With assets, a person has everything to gain by planning for the future, taking an interest in the community and educating the young. “Income feeds the Stomach – Assets Change the Head” Most people accumulate assets through home and business ownership. v Micro-Business, USA’s stepped program of business training and loans, without credit or collateral, gives 1,000 low-income, entry- level entrepreneurs per year the opportunity to start, expand and stabilize small businesses. These are usually part-time, “kitchen table,” enterprises that generate an additional $7,000 - $10,000 a year to supplement wages low paying job. For families living at or near the poverty line, that extra income means better nutrition, health care, child care, housing, education and a car that runs without constant repairs. v The Matched Savings Fund provides Financial Literacy Training along with a $2 match for each $1 dollar a low-income family saves each month. The purpose of this assets accumulation program is to enable the clients to participate in first time home ownership programs. Micro-Business, USA and The Matched Savings Fund operates in English, Spanish and Creole.

Title: Moving Broward Collaborative
Link: http://www.movingbroward.org
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Title: National Association for State and Community Services Program
Link: http://www.ezlistings.com/MemberFiles/L1291/Housing.PDF
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Description: Community Action and Housing Issues By Ramsey Alwin

Title: National Association of Home Builders
Link: http://www.nahb.com
Contact Info: 1201 15th Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 Toll Free Phone: 800-368-5242 Local Phone: 202-266-8200 x0 Fax: 202-266-8559
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Description: NAHB is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large.

Title: Nonprofit Resource Institute
Link: http://www.nonprofitinstitute.org/
Contact Info: 700 South Dixie Highway, Suite 201 West Palm Beach, FL 33401 voice: 561-802-6280 fax: 561-802-6282 info@nonprofitinstitute.org
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Description: "NRI is the comprehensive resource for improving the management and governance of nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach and Martin Counties". NRI has combined the successes of the Center for Nonprofit Knowledge and Board Connection to be more effective and to have an even greater impact on the performance of nonprofit organizations. NRI provides its services to all nonprofits, from the smallest neighborhood group to large arts/culture and social service agencies. NRI is a Management and Governance Support organization, known as a MSO. There are only seven MSOs in the State of Florida, although there are many hundreds across the country. NRI maintains its website to provide interactive access to its programs, registration for the Academy, and to link nonprofit organizations to community resources, national trends and research.

Title: Ocean Planning Information System
Link: http://www.csc.noaa.gov/opis
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Primary Keyword: Coastal Initiatives
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Title: Overtown Civic Partnership and Design Center
Link: http://www.Overtown.org
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Primary Keyword: Community Development
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Related Organization: Collins Center  
Related Event: South Florida Community Wealth Building Tools Conference  
Description: An initiative of the Collins Center for Public Policy with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Overtown Civic Partnership is a joint effort of the Bethel Community Development Corporation, Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida, Human Services Coalition of Dade County, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Overtown Youth Center, St. John Community Development Corporation, and the Trust for Public Land.

Title: Palm Beach County Business Development Board
Link: http://www.bdb.org/
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Description: is a private, not-for-profit corporation founded in 1982 as Palm Beach county's official economic development organization. We work to attract and retain business investment through corporate relocations, expansions and international trade; and provide marketing support and business networking services through a paid membership organization that partially funds our economic development services. Since 1993, more than 225 company relocations and expansions assisted by the Business Development Board resulted in the creation of over 22,000 jobs and added in excess of $4 billion to the Palm Beach County economy.

Title: Palm Beach County Community Action Program
Link: http://www.pbcgov.com/commserv/nCap_home.htm
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Description: The Community Action Program is committed to vitalizing these individuals, these families and these neighborhoods by rallying community resources and support around the most impoverished of our citizens. Tapping their potential is not only the right thing to do, but it also enhances the security and prosperity of us all.

Title: Palm Beach County Farmworkers Program
Link: http://www.pbcgov.com/commserv/nMigrant.htm
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Description: Offering migrant and seasonal farm workers the opportunity to gain the education, training, and on-the-job experience necessary to make the transition to a stable, productive career.

Title: Palm Beach County Local Documents
Link: http://www.pbclibrary.org/grs-localdocs.htm
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Description: The Government Research Service maintains this collection of materials at the Main Library. Links to agency web sites and Internet resources are provided when available. Access to materials from county and city governments outside of Palm Beach County is provided through a microfiche service called Current Urban Documents, located in the Main Library Serials Department. The index is arranged by agency then title and call number. To keyword search this list, click on your browser's edit-find key or the / key in Lynx. County departments wishing to place documents in this collection, please contact the Government Research Service.

Title: PlannersWeb
Link: http://www.plannersweb.com
Contact Info: Planning Commissioners Journal P.O. Box 4295 Burlington, VT 05406 Phone: 802-864-9083 FAX: 802-862-1882
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Description: The Planning Commssioners Journal is the nation's principal publication designed for citizen planners, including (but certainly not limited to) members of local planning commissions and zoning boards. The PCJ covers a wide range of planning issues -- including how citizen planners can work most effectively.

Title: Publication
Link: http://www.cfbroward.org/new/nrcnewsletter.html
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Title: Recommended Readings in Urban Topics
Link: http://www.state.fl.us/fdi/fscc/resource/
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Description: List of recommended readings in urban topics provided by the Florida Sustainable Communities Network

Title: Resources for Grantwriting
Link: http://www.yourcommunityfoundation.org/nonprofit/grantwriting.asp?grantwriting
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Description: Link to grantwriting resources

Title: Smart Growth: Building Better Communities and Protecting the Environment in Palm Beach County
Link: http://www.1000fof.org/PUBS/PalmBeachGI/InsertPBC-GI.pdf
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Primary Keyword: Environment
Secondary Keyword: Smart Growth  
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Description: This eight-page insert focuses on some of the many smart growth initiatives already under way in Palm Beach County. It was included in the Sunday, February 11, 2001 issue of the Palm Beach Post and Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel.

Title: South Florida Community Development Coalition -Non Profit Resource Center
Link: http://www.floridacdc.org/
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Primary Keyword: Community Development
Secondary Keyword: Nonprofit  
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Description: Links to various manuals, tax exempt forms, self help guides, and articles for non-profit organizations.

Title: South Florida Regional Planning Council
Link: http://www.sfrpc.com/institute.htm
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Description: It is the vision of the Institute to build partnerships with institutions, private practitioners and organizations in fulfilling its purpose of bringing collaborative processes and consensus decision making to the communities of South Florida on the myriad issues they face in this diverse region.

Title: South Florida Workforce web site
Link: http://www.southfloridaworkforce.com
Contact Info: Jorge Zumaeta, jzumaeta@southfloridaworkforce.com
Primary Keyword: Economic Development
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Description: Welcome to the South Florida Workforce web site. We're the organization taking charge of workforce development. Whether you are an employer, job seeker, a member of our Board of Directors, or one of our services providers, you will find useful employment, training and social services information.

Title: Sustainable Communities
Link: http://www.ocrm.nos.noaa.gov/pcd/communities.html
Contact Info: The Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
Primary Keyword: Coastal Initiatives
Secondary Keyword: Environment  
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Title: Sustainable Development Resource Database
Link: http://www.sustainable.doe.gov/database.shtml
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Description: Link to database containing information on local, national and international organizations and government agencies currently active in the development of sustainable technologies and methods

Title: The Coordinating Council of Broward County
Link: http://www.sfrpc.com/ccb.htm
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Description: The Coordinating Council of Broward (CCB) is composed of the top executives of state and county entities from the public and private sectors, who are responsible for funding a broad array of health, public safety, education, economic and human services in Broward County, Florida. The CCB Board and its Steering Committee have met monthly since 1995.

Title: The Florida Center for Community Design and Research
Link: http://www.fccdr.usf.edu/
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Primary Keyword: Community Development
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Description: The Florida Center for Community Design and Research is a Type II State University System (SUS) research center located in the School of Architecture and Community Design (SACD) at the University of South Florida (USF). The Center was founded in 1986 as a statewide research center to address urban and regional problems related to both the natural and built environment and to provide design expertise, technical assistance, and applied research to assist Florida's growing communities.

Title: The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
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Description: The Lincoln Institute offers courses, conferences and seminars on a variety of land and tax topics in a nonpartisan forum, with a particular emphasis on current research. The Lincoln Institute staff and fellows conduct research on land and tax policy to provide the substantive foundation for the Institute's educational programs.

Title: Urban Land Institute
Link: http://www.uli.org
Contact Info: 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW Suite 500 West Washington, DC 20007 Phone: (202) 624-7000 1-800-321-5011 Fax: (202) 624-7140
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Description: ULI—the Urban Land Institute is a community of practice for those engaged in the entrepreneurial and collaborative process of real estate development and land use policy-making.

Title: Walking In Florida - State Survey
Link: http://www.transact.org/library/reports_pdfs/pedpoll/FL.pdf
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Primary Keyword: Transportation
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Description: A new national survey on attitudes toward walking finds that the American public wants to walk more places more often, and is willing to invest in making it possible. Poll results show that if given a choice between walking more and driving more, 55 percent of adults choose walking more. The poll shows overwhelming support for policies to make the walking environment less dangerous for people of all ages, and especially children. A majority (68 percent) favor putting more federal dollars toward improving walkability, even within a constrained budget.