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UAA Community News
19
Jul

Special Journal Issue, Call for Papers (Deadline 4-30-24)

Special Topic/Issue: Cannabis Legalization in the United States: Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Public Health Implications During the last decade, there have been increased efforts to legalize cannabis across the United States. The trend toward legalization and decriminalization began with laws that permitted the sale and use of medical marijuana. These reforms were followed by...
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22
Jun

New Book on Reimagining Streets from Bristol Press

William (Billy) Riggs, professor and program director at the University of San Francisco, has released the book, “End of the Road: Reimagining the Street as the Heart of the City” with from Bristol University Press. The book looks at how streets can evolve to be more than thoroughfares for cars. Using many examples, it challenges readers to focus...
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14
Jun

Call for Papers: Combatting Residential Segregation. Abstracts Due July 11

Local and Regional Solutions to Combat Residential Segregation Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE), Rutgers University-Camden Conference on September 30. Abstracts due July 11. CURE will host a one day conference on September 30, 2022, to highlight recent innovations by local and state governments to address regional patterns of segregation and concentration of poverty. We seek proposals for...
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07
Jun

UAA Committee Volunteer Opportunity (Deadline: June 15, 2022 11:59pm CDT)

As a UAA member, you can become more involved in the organization through service on UAA committees. This is also a good opportunity to build your record of professional service.  Biennially, the Chair of the UAA Governing Board seeks volunteers to serve on a variety of committees. This year, UAA is seeking volunteers to serve...
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Janet Smith
30
May

CFP: Proposal for Special Issue of Journal of Urban Affairs on Building Caring Cities & Institutions

***In Honor of the Activism and Scholarship of Janet Smith*** Abstract submission deadline: August 15, 2022 We invite papers that can become part of a special issue proposal that reflects on the (always ongoing) project of building more caring cities, institutions, and lifeworlds. The proposed special issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs will be...
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25
May

June 2022 Virtual Events Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

Webinar:  “Data Dive: Indicators of Entrepreneurship” The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is hosting the “Data Dive: Indicators of Entrepreneurship” webinar at 11 a.m. CT on June 7, and you are invited to join! This spring, the Kauffman Foundation released updates to our entrepreneurship indicators, highlighting the latest entrepreneurial trends in both the New Employer Business series and the Kauffman Indicators of Early-Stage...
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Bill Barnes
11
May

UAA Mourns the Loss of a Very Special Leader, Bill Barnes

We have lost a very special UAA leader. I regret to announce that William (Bill) Barnes, a long-time UAA stalwart, succumbed to cancer on April 25. Over his 30-year career at the National League of Cities (NLC), Bill’s project work focused on a broad range of timely topics including public finance, racism and inequity, regional...
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