Robert O. Zdenek

Robert O. Zdenek
Robert Zdenek is a community development consultant and principal investigator at the Public Health Institute. He is the co-author of Navigating Community Development.

Connecting People to Jobs:

Capitalizing on Regional Economic Development Opportunities In the fall of 1996, New Community Corporation (NCC) in Newark and the nearby Hillside Auto Mall launched an...

Creating Stakeholders with Individual Development Accounts 

  Millions of Americans have built assets and improved their economic standing through higher education, business creation, and homeownership. Yet in order to engage in...

Toward Comprehensive Approaches for Strengthening Communities

Last January, The New York Times Magazine published "The Myth of Community Development" by Nicholas Lemann. The article painted a gloomy picture of urban...