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inner city

Technically refers to the densely populated area just outside the central business district,but usually connotes a blighted area near the city center.

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At the start of the Fall session in August, Inner-City Arts teaching artists and staff members launched four new visual and media art studio classes in the Teen Center and The Big Room of the Otis Booth campus, serving students from Dr.
Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land, Owen Toews, and Jim Silver interviewed 48 people in four inner-city neighbourhoods to develop a sense of the character--and of the strengths and limits--of local responses to "crime.
Bob Bates, Inner-City Arts' co-founder and artistic director, made a career as an artist despite a rather rocky start in grade school in the Midwest.
An ethnographic study of inner-city New York indicated that single-mothers' romantic partners were often a destabilizing factor.
In the 1990s, however, in response to the expressed wishes and needs of inner-city Aboriginal families, Ma Mawi transformed its work and became a prevention-oriented, community-based, culturally Aboriginal organization.
Most inner-city kids are fearful of authority, the new camp environment, they are not trusting, and may appear to have attitudes, but those are external survival mechanisms that they have in place to survive in the city.
A big part of the answer, said Belden Daniels of Economic Innovation International, can be found in a new generation of market-rate, equity-based inner-city investment funds, backed by major banks, insurance firms, foundations and public pension funds.
However, cities and inner-city neighborhoods continue to face challenges, with U.
In court papers, Hicks says he developed Shakin' "to provide guidance and assistance to inner-city children in an effort to develop useful life skills" such as creativity, discipline, sportsmanship, and dedication.
This will show that even the most disadvantaged inner-city areas are not the enterprise no-go zones of the past, but the enterprise opportunities of the future,' said Mr Brown, at the launch.
Teenagers living in poor, inner-city areas witness or become victims of violence much more often than their middle-class counterparts in suburbs or rural areas.