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Restoring our urban communities

Restoring our urban communities

a model for an empowered America : a unique partnership between Bethel New Life and Argonne National Laboratory.

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Published by Bethel New Life, The Laboratory in Chicago, Ill, Argonne, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community development, Urban -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
  • Technology transfer -- Social aspects -- Illinois -- Chicago.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsArgonne National Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17683725M

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