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A Tale of Two Cities: Black Churches in Denver and Atlanta

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how the potential for collaboration was developed in Denver and Atlanta and how it is proving appropriate and effective for both internal and external strategies of social ... More


Emergence as a Public Leader, 1912–1913

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1912 to 1913. The chance to serve as Denver's first policewoman drew Roche out of graduate school in 1912. She was thrilled to go back west. ... More


Mobilizing Marchers in the Mile-High City: The Role of Community-Based Organizations

Lisa M. Martinez

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the spring of 2006, about 150,000 protestors took part in three major demonstrations in Denver, Colorado. This chapter focuses on the coalition of community-based organizations (CBOs) that drove ... More


The Workhorse of the Watchdogs

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the results of a content analysis of four metropolitan dailies. These medium-sized dailies, the workhorses of the watchdogs in this study, give concrete evidence that ... More


Shopping for Schools

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

in School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter assesses the experiences of parents as they choose schools. It uses data from the survey research of parents' school choice in the cities of Milwaukee, Baltimore, and Denver. Analysis ... More


Ruth Steiner: December 13, 1964, First Unitarian Society of Denver, Colorado

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0034
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in Holtville, California, Ruth Steiner experienced the civil rights movement firsthand as she grew up watching her father fight fervently against the racial discrimination endured by Mexican ... More


Sustainability in American Cities: A Comprehensive Look at What Cities Are Doing and Why

Kent E. Portney

in Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134927
eISBN:
9780262255523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter reviews the depth and breadth of what cities are doing to try to become more sustainable. It focuses on the cities of Seattle, Portland, Denver, Austin, and Chicago, with additional ... More


A Mote in the Eye

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Without any higher organizational control such as denominational boards or conventions, fundamentalist schools struggled to figure out how to make difficult decisions. This chapter examines three ... More


The Right to Equal Protection: Segregation and Inequality in the Denver Public Schools

Kathryn Schumaker

in Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines a school desegregation lawsuit out of Denver, Colorado:Keyes v. School District No. 1. This case was the first case in which the Supreme Court ruled on the issue of de facto ... More


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