2017 SYMPOSIUM RECAP
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
Read Pat Sharkey’s full American Sociological Review paper, Community and the Crime Decline: The Causal Effect of Local Nonprofits on Violent Crime.
Workshop Slide Presentations
Click on the links below to view the slide decks that accompanied the afternoon workshops on December 5th, 2017.
- 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.
- Read the completed Color of Wealth NASCC reports here.
Click on the links below to view full length videos of panels and workshops.
- Watch a Facebook live recording of the event here.
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.)
In the News
Click on the links below to see photos from each of the panels and workshops.
All photos from individual panels and the workshops can be viewed using the links above.