Rosanne Haggerty

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Rosanne Haggerty (born 1961) is an American housing and community development leader, and founder of Common Ground Community and later of Community Solutions.[1][2][3] Haggerty redeveloped the Times Square Hotel,[4] a building on the National Register of Historic Places, reducing homelessness by 87 percent in the 20-block neighborhood around it.[5]

Haggerty graduated from Amherst College in 1982[6] and went on to study at both Columbia University (M.A. Arch.)[7] and New York University.[8] She was an Adelaide Thinker in Residence in Adelaide, Australia.[9] South Australian Premier Mike Rann and Social Inclusion Commissioner David Cappo backed Haggerty's recommendations with a multimillion-dollar investment in inner-city apartment buildings tailor made for homeless people, establishing Common Ground Adelaide and Street to Home.[10]

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  1. ^ http://www.commonground.org/?p=153
  2. ^ http://mycrains.crainsnewyork.com/40under40/profiles/1995/1466
  3. ^ "About" on the Community Solutions website
  4. ^ http://www.openingdoorschanginglives.org/pdfs/COFHE.RHaggerty.pdf
  5. ^ "Taking the homeless beyond shelters", Christian Science Monitor, Jina Moore, September 7, 2009
  6. ^ http://www.amherst.edu/taxonomy/term/3431
  7. ^ Rosanne Haggerty, Business Week. Executive Profile. By staff. Retrieved November 30, 2012.
  8. ^ http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/01/10/macArthur_fellowship.html
  9. ^ http://www.thinkers.sa.gov.au/thinkers/haggerty/
  10. ^ http://www.commongroundadelaide.org.au
  11. ^ http://www.ashoka.org/fellow/4417
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-29. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
  13. ^ http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/newsroom/rockefeller-foundation-honors-2012-jane

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