2017 SYMPOSIUM RECAP

Crowd and Panel
More than 350 city leaders and experts from across the U.S. attended the second annual 21st Century Neighborhoods Symposium in Baltimore, MD on Dec. 4-5, 2017.
This page provides an event recap, including videos and photos, and links to white papers, presentations, and media coverage.

Symposium Attendee Evaluation

If you attended the symposium, please let us know what you thought by taking this survey.

Papers and Presentations

Panel Papers and Presentations

Economic Segregation in 21st Century American Cities and Metropolitan Areas, 1970-2010 by Paul Jargowsky and Chris Wheeler

View the charts detailing changes in economic segregation in 264 US metro areas from 1970 to 2010 here.

Read Pat Sharkey’s full American Sociological Review paper, Community and the Crime Decline: The Causal Effect of Local Nonprofits on Violent Crime.

Plenary Slide Deck

Workshop Slide Presentations

Click on the links below to view the slide decks that accompanied the afternoon workshops on December 5th, 2017.

Getting Started with Data Science

Solving City Problems with Data

  • See some of the questions that arose during that session here.

The Color of Wealth in a Racially Plural America presentation slides (presented at Johns Hopkins in spring 2017) can be viewed here.

Detroit-University of Michigan Partnership on Jobs, People, Places

Baltimore-Johns Hopkins University Partnership on Smart Blight Remediation

Place Based Health Strategies

Place-Based Education Strategies in Kalamazoo and Beyond

Videos

Click on the links below to view full length videos of panels and workshops.

A Conversation with New, Millennial Mayors

Economic Segregation in 21st Century American Cities and Metropolitan Areas, 1970-2010

The Role of Local Nonprofit Organizations in Confronting Violence and Crime

Lunch and Conversation on State Preemption of Local Policy-Making

Solving City Problems with Data

National Asset Scorecard for Communities of Color and Findings for the Baltimore Study

Detroit-University of Michigan Partnership on Jobs, People, Places

Place-Based Health Strategies

Getting Started with Data Science

National Asset Scorecard for Communities of Color and City Findings

Baltimore-Johns Hopkins University Partnership on Smart Blight Remediation (Please note that the video file was corrupted, and we were only able to capture the first 4 minutes of the workshop. However, you can view the entire presentation slide deck here.)

Place-Based Education Strategies in Kalamazoo and Beyond

In the News

Can Baby Bonds Help Close Baltimore’s Wealth Gap?

Mikulski on economic disparity in Baltimore: ‘We have to know who we are and own what we are becoming’

Photos

Click on the links below to see photos from each of the panels and workshops.

Welcome Remarks from JHU President Ron Daniels and Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh

A Conversation with New, Millennial Mayors

Economic Segregation in 21st Century American Cities and Metropolitan Areas, 1970-2010

The Role of Local Nonprofit Organizations in Confronting Violence and Crime

Lunch and Conversation on State Preemption of Local Policy-Making

Afternoon Workshops

Photo Highlights

All photos from individual panels and the workshops can be viewed using the links above.