Suing The Suburbs to Save The City
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How does Widening Inequality Change the Work of Fundraising? | September 24

Kim Klein is one of this country's best known trainers on grassroots fundraising and author of several books including the classic Fundraising for Social Change. She will join Ruth McCambridge, editor in Chief of the Nonprofit Quarterly in a conversation about the changing landscape of philanthropy in a polarized economy.
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Conference: Future of Collective Impact | October 1
Asian Americans for Equality will bring together more than 250 policy experts, community development practitioners, funders and civic leaders from across NYC and beyond will gather to develop strategies, share tools and discuss best practices in asset-building, affordable housing, economic development and community organizing. Register here.  

National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference | September 28-30, 2016

The Center for Community Progress selected Baltimore as the location for next year's conference in order to showcase the work underway among the city's nonprofit and community-based organizations, local government, philanthropic, and other institutions. The RVPC is the sole national conference dedicated to helping communities find new solutions for vacant, abandoned, and other problem properties.
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An Alternative to Bank Exploitation of College Students? 
By Bill Bynum, HOPE Enterprise Corporation
During three decades of working to close the financial gaps that confront a disproportionate number of low-income, minority and rural residents, we've learned a few things about our market. In some ways, the people we serve are exactly like the . . . More 


Suing the Suburbs to Save the City  
By Miriam Axel-Lute, Shelterforce 
Opponents of gentrification in the Bay Area are looking to take their fight against displacement to a regional level. They are looking for plaintiffs for a potential lawsuit against . . . More 


Resident Services in
MIxed-Income Communities
The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities has released its second scan of the field, and provides an initial picture of how mixed-income developments across the U.S. are providing services to improve residents' well-being and self-sufficiency. Read the report here.

MeasureUp: from the  
Build Healthy Places Network

MeasureUp is a tool that combines BHPN's most-used evidence, resources, and stories to help programs measure and communicate the impact of their health-related work to colleagues, funders, and policymakers. Find MeasureUp here.

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Featured Bloggers
Transit Equity Network/Gamaliel

Housing Assistance Council

Regional Housing Legal Services

USC Price School of Public Policy

Janis Bowdler
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

HOPE Credit Union

Burlington Associates

Democracy Collaborative

Tufts University

Fund for Public Schools

Lisa Hodges
Hodges Development, LLC

Planner, Louisa County, Va.

National CAPACD

Opportunity Agenda

Tulane University

National Housing Institute

Habitat for Humanity


ACLU Maryland

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities  

San Francisco Community 
Land Trust

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