The Northwest Side Community Development Corporation: A Story of Persistence, Adaptation, and Luck
by Howard Snyder
Community Activist - Nonprofit - Nonfiction
ABOUT THE BOOK:
"Rarely has one individual played such a prominent role in one community for such a long time as Howard Snyder on Milwaukee's Northwest Side. The Northwest Side Community Development Corporation: A Story of Persistence, Adaptation, and Luck is not only the chronicle of a singular career but a guided tour of our nation's urban policy as it evolved over a period of forty years."
—John Gurda, author of The Making of Milwaukee
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Howard Snyder founded the Northwest Side Community Development Corporation (CDC) in 1983
with a $20,000 loan to purchase an abandoned fire station. From that rough start, the CDC grew into a powerful force for community engagement, economic reinvestment, and job creation.
This book the story of the CDC’s first 37 years.