Reports and News
On November 14, 2012 the CACRD sponsored the panel discussion: Municipal Dissolution: Cure or Placebo?
Reports for Community-Based Organizations
In 2008 the Town of Vestal, in collaboration with 22 regional municipalities and Broome County, received a Local Waterfront Revitalization grant from the New York State Environmental Protection Fund. The town contacted the CACRD to administer an online survey about citizen use of the Chenango, Delaware, Susquehanna, and Tioughnioga Rivers and the Whitney Point Reservoir.
The Broome County Health Department (BCHD) contracted the Center for Applied Community Research and Development (CACRD) to conduct an after-action review of their 2009–2010 H1N1 vaccination efforts. This evaluation was comprised of three elements: a vaccine and information flow analysis of the Broome County medical community; resident interviews with selected cohorts of individuals; and analysis of an online survey conducted by the Broome County Health Department.
Binghamton Downtown Inc. approached the Department of Public Administration to assist them with a survey on downtown Binghamton development. Pam Mischen worked with her Logic of Inquiry (PAFF-510) class during the spring 2010 semester to help revise and analyze data from an online survey.
Subsequent to the spring 2010 community-wide survey, the City of Binghamton's Economic Development Office engaged the CACRD to survey the opinions of the region's student population on development in downtown Binghamton.
The Broome County Youth Bureau (BCYB) administers over $400,000 from the New York State Office of Family and Children’s Services to thirty-one nonprofit and public organizations, including towns and villages within Broome County, New York. In 2008, the BCYB contracted the Center for Applied Community Research & Development (CACRD) to administer a survey of 2008 grant recipients.
In the summer of 2007, the Binghamton City School District (BCSD) approached the Center for Applied Community Research and Development (CACRD) to conduct an evaluation of their new Ninth Grade Bridges Program. The Bridges Program, based on a program in a school district in Long Beach, Calif., was created to assist students who may not be academically and/or socially prepared to transition from eighth to ninth grade.
The City of Binghamton had received five years of Weed and Seed grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice beginning in 2002. The CACRD conducted a study to determine the sustainability of the initiative after the federal funding was no longer available.