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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.
Christine Schwarzman is a trustee of Inner-City Scholarship Fund and an active philanthropist.
"The inner-city project gives young people confidence and improves self-esteem, as well as developing skills and knowledge."
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." What they discovered was a philosophically sophisticated and multi-layered approach to what outsiders call "crime." Inner-city community-based organizations tend not to see safety and security problems through a crime lens, but rather acknowledge the complexity of issues called "crime" and respond to them as complex problems.
Our findings also complement other research conducted among young men in resource-poor inner-city environments such as Baltimore that suggests that hypermasculine behavior within sexual relationships may be a result of young men's inability to fulfill masculine ideals in terms of financial independence.
These companies employ inner-city residents who held nearly 35 percent of all Inner City 100 jobs.
Ordinary people will never forget the way the Tories ignored inner-city Britain for 18 years.
Entering the 1980s, many African American families were facing tremendous structural challenges in poor inner-city areas.
(Available from: Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027.) This book describes New York City's Central Park East (CPE) Elementary School, which provides inner-city children with the highest quality educators and pedagogy and is considered one of the most academically enriching schools in the United States.
Some of the most exciting inner-city CD initiatives are being driven by the Aboriginal community, led in most cases by strong and resourceful urban Aboriginal women.
According to the Managing Director of the NHT, in the first year of this 5-year plan, J$10 billion will be spent on various construction projects, including J$2.3 billion on the first sites of a major project for building homes in inner-city communities.
Kids Company also works in 15 inner-city schools offering therapeutic support to some 4,000 children.