This course provides students with an overview of the essential knowledge and skills needed to participate in the planning and implementation of urban neighborhood revitalization efforts. The course will address: (1) basic principles of community development planning, (2) the major challenges in carrying out revitalization initiatives, (3) a step-by-step process of neighborhood revitalization planning, (4) the key actors and their roles, and (5) funding sources for undertaking revitalization efforts.