Resources

Publications

Five College (Smith) Archive National Congress Neighborhood Women 1974 -1999 
The history of NCNW from the Sophie Smith Collection
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National Congress of Neighborhood Women Training SourcebookNational Congress of Neighborhood Women Training Sourcebook
A Collective Project of the Board of Directors
National Congress of Neighborhood Women, 1993
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NW LSP ManualNeighborhood Women Leadership Support Process Manual
By The National Congress of Neighborhood Women presented at the GWIA Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 2006
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College ModelThe National Congress of Neighborhood Women College Model
By Jan Peterson
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An Educational Alternative for Working Class Women: The National Congress of Neighborhood Women's CollegeAn Educational Alternative for Working Class Women: The National Congress of Neighborhood Women’s College
Doctoral Project by Laura Pollen Scanlon
Union Graduate School, 1977
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NW Putting It TogetherNeighborhood Women Putting It Together
By Terry L. Haywoode
Book prepared by the National Congress of Neighborhood Women under a grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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TCarrollUnlikelyAlliesUnlikely Allies: Forging a Multiracial, Class-based Women’s Movement in 1970s Brooklyn
By Tamar Carroll
In Stephanie Gilmore, ed., Feminist Coalitions: Historical Perspectives on Second-Wave Feminism in the United States, University of Illinois Press, 2008, pp. 196-224.
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Our SpacesOur Spaces: Grassroots Women Formalize Their Leadership & Access to Essential Services
By Ayse Yonder and Marnie Tamaki
The Huariou Commission, 2010
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The Power of HopeThe Power of Hope: Help through Self-Help Selected Readings
Experiences of grassroots action groups in socio-economic crisis regions.  Workshop of the Ost-West-Europäisches Frauen Netzwerk- OWEN together with National Congress of Neighborhood Women-NCNW. Berlin and Guben, 1993.  Download

GREC Redevelopment Plan Greenpoint HospitalGREC Redevelopment Plan for the Greenpoint Hospital Complex
By Greenpoint Renaissance Enterprise Corporation (GREC). Original plan developed in 1984 revised in 2013. Brooklyn, NY 2013.  Download

Women ActivistsCommunity and Neighborhood
In Women Activists: Challenging the Abuse of Power by Anne W. Garland
The Feminist Press, 1988

Tamar Caroll University MichiganGrassroots Feminism: Direct Action Organizing and Coalition Building in New York City 1955-1995
By Tamar W. Carroll
University of Michigan, 2007

Poverty in the United StatesNational Congress of Neighborhood Women
In Poverty in the United States: an Encyclopedia of History, Politics and Policy by Gwendolyn Mink and Alice O’Connor
ABC-CLIO, 2004, pp. 484–485

Neighborhood Women Keeping it Together
By Terry L. Haywoode
City Limits, April 1985

Norman Street: Politics and Poverty in an Urban EnvironmentNorman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood
By Ida Susser
Oxford University Press, Updated Edition, 2012

A Tradition That Has No NameThe National Congress of Neighborhood Women
In A Tradition That Has No Name: Nurturing the Development of People, Families and Communities by Mary F. Belenky, Lynne A. Bond and Jaqueline S. Weinstock
BasicBooks, 1999, pp.202-228

Women and CitizenshipWomen’s Community Activism and the Rejection of Politics: Some Dilemmas of Popular Democratic Movements
In Women and Citizenship by Martha Ackelsberg
Oxford University Press, 2005, pp. 67-90

World of Our MothersWorld of Our Mothers: College for Neighborhood Women
In Women’s Studies Quarterly by Terry L. Haywoode and Laura Polla Scanlon
The Feminist Press, 1993, pp. 133-141.

 

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Sophia Smith CollectionSophia Smith Collection

The Sophia Smith Collection Agens of Social ChangeThe Sophia Smith Collection Agents of Social Change Online Exhibit

Sophia Smith Collection Voices of Feminism Oral History ProjectSophia Smith Collection Voices of Feminism Oral History Project

Women and Social Movements Women and Social Movements Website

Wikipedia National Congress of Neighborhood WomenWikipedia National Congress of Neighborhood Women

Neighborhood Women Renaissance Housing Article by Jane McgroartyNeighborhood Women Renaissance Housing Article by Jane Mcgroarty

Huairou CommissionHuairou Commission

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