National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities now formally independent

September 19, 2018 / No Comments

The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC) initiative, founded in 2013 to help cities and organizations refine their mixed-income development strategies and shape public policy, is now an independent center at Case Western Reserve University. Originally administratively housed wit...

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Joseph’s Power of Diversity Lecture

March 14, 2018 / No Comments

The Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Power of Diversity Lecture Series continues with a talk by Mark L. Joseph, the Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development and founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities. Joseph ...

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Joseph Named to George Gund Foundation Board of Trustees

March 6, 2018 / No Comments

Mark Joseph, the Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development, has been named to the George Gund Foundation’s board of trustees. Joseph is the founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, which conducts research and consulting projects in...

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Joseph and Khare Present at Harvard University on March 2

March 2, 2018 / No Comments

Mark Joseph the Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and the founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities (NIMC) and Faculty Associate at the Center on Urban P...

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Dr. Mark Joseph Named in Top 20 African American Faculty in Social Work Schools

February 16, 2018 / No Comments

In a study done in 2017 by Kimberly Y. Huggins-Hoyt of the School of Social Work at the University of Georgia Dr. Mark Joseph was named in the top 20 African American faculty in Social Work Schools. The study assessed the research productivity of African American faculty in the top 25 ranked scho...

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Mark Joseph Invited to Join Journal of Community Practice Editorial Board

February 16, 2018 / No Comments

Dr. Mark Joseph, Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development, Founding Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, and Faculty Associate at the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development was recently invited to join the editorial board of...

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2018 Spring Open House On March 24

February 6, 2018 / No Comments

Attend our Spring Open House on Saturday, March 24th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center (11402 Bellflower Road in Cleveland on the campus of Case Western Reserve University). This event is ideal for both prospective and admitted students! Get an inside look at our...

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Joseph Appointed Bevis/Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development; Celebration on February 26

January 31, 2018 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of  Mark L. Joseph, PhD as the Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development. A celebration in his honor will be held on February 26, 2018 at the Jack, Joseph a...

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NIMC Receives $1.8 Million in Funding

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Mark Joseph and the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities on their $1.8 million in new funding! Mixed-income housing communities were supposed to remedy the severe decline in the quality of public housing in the latter part of the 20th century, where families living i...

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What Does Segregation Cost Us? What Can We Do About It? – 1 PD Hour

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Open to the entire campus community, Dr. Amy T. Khare, PhD, MSW and research affiliate for the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will present her latest paper Fair Housing and Inclusive Communities, part of Th...

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Cleveland Effective Neighboring Project

June 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Cleveland Effective Neighboring Project aims to develop and test strategies to promote “effective neighboring” at the block level in Cleveland neighborhoods. The project is led by the Mandel School’s National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities, in partnership with the fo...

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Joseph Awarded Best Book in Urban Affairs Honorable Mention

May 11, 2017 / No Comments

Mark Joseph, PhD, Associate Professor and founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities, is the 2017 recipient of the Best Book in Urban Affairs Honorable Mention Award presented by the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) for Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Peri...

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NIMC Completes Community Assessment in Ferguson, Missouri

January 6, 2017 / No Comments

The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities completed a community assessment in Ferguson, Missouri, focusing on the residents who live in the isolated southeast corner of the city where Michael Brown was killed in August 2014. Through interviewing residents and community and institutional...

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NIMC Issues Comprehensive Report on HOPE VI

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

The most comprehensive compilation and analysis of the federal housing program HOPE VI has been completed by the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC). The overarching research question of this study, which covers the period from 1993 to 2014, is: What is the income and tenure mi...

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Mark Joseph to Present at National Press Club May 23

May 10, 2016 / No Comments

The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) and The Annie E. Casey Foundation are hosting a discussion and book signing in honor of Associate Professor Mark Joseph, who is a CSSP Senior Fellow, and his co-author, University of Chicago Professor Robert Chaskin, at the National Press Club in W...

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School Completes Assessment of Cleveland Neighborhood Progress; Open Sessions Scheduled

February 29, 2016 / No Comments

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress has released their 2015 Organizational Assessment Report, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress: External Role, Relationships, and Impact, which was recently completed by a Mandel School team led by Associate Professor Mark Joseph, PhD and Assistant Professor Mark Chupp,...

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Mark Joseph Begins Blogging for NHI’s Shelterforce Magazine

February 23, 2016 / No Comments

Associate Professor Mark Joseph, PhD, founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities and a Faculty Associate of the Poverty Center, is now regularly blogging for Rooflines, the community development blog of Shelterforce Magazine, published by the National Housing Institu...

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Book Talk featuring NIMC Director and Associate Professor Mark Joseph

February 23, 2016 / No Comments

Join Faculty Associates Lisa Damour and Mark Joseph as they discuss their recently released books: Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood (Damour) and Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation (Chaskin a...

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