Organizations that are generally sensitive to social justice issues tend to think about the impact of every facet of their operations—including the planning of events in other cities. For its conference last fall, Race Forward formalized that process in a community benefits agreement by . . . Read Full Article
Elizabeth McDade, Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning
In the 1990s, Rochester, New York, had an alarmingly high number of children who had high levels of lead in their blood. Decades later, the rate has decreased by 85 percent. This is how a local coalition made it happen. Read Full Article
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10 a.m. PST | Development Without Displacement in Opportunity Zones | Presented by the Neighborhood Funders Group’s Democratizing Development Program, this webinar is the second, in a series of conversations on Opportunity Zones. Hear how community, philanthropy, and the public sector can work together to prioritize investments in projects that yield equitable growth, benefits, development without displacement, and economic opportunity for low-income communities and communities of color. Info or register here.
Monday, Feb. 11, 3 p.m. EST | What Really Works in Homelessness Prevention: Lessons from Literature and the Field | Presented by Abt Associates’ Center on Evidence-based Solutions to Homelessness, this webinar combines evidence with real-world insight. Practitioners from three communities will discuss their experience planning or implementing prevention activities, and how the evidence aligns with their work on the ground. Info or register here.
In the old days, they called the response to the situation in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center you described in your article “community development.” It worked pretty well and it was a lot of fun too, but ... —Jim Erchul, more
Most minorities and many poor people really didn’t have a choice where they got to live due to segregation and redlining. While redlining now is officially illegal and has been illegal for decades, most of the affordable housing stock was built during the times of segregation and redlining, so we still have the impact today of…
Railvolution—a smart growth conference originated by then Portland Representative Earl Blumenauer—gives conference attendees a pass good on the transit agencies (bus and rail) serving the conference. This is the gold standard for...
External Relations Manager • The Center for NYC Neighborhoods seeks an individual who is driven to work for a mission-oriented organization and has the skills to expand our fundraising and income generation through the strategic use of impact storytelling, events, and other cultivation strategies. This is an exempt position that reports to… Read Full Listing
Racial Equity & Inclusion Program Manager●NPH is looking for an experienced individual dedicated to racial equity to move our work and programs forward in support of improving internal and member/sector-wide diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Racial Equity & Inclusion Program Manager is responsible for developing, growing and ... Read Full Listing
Policy Director●NPH seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented Policy Director to provide strategy, leadership and expertise in the Bay Area and statewide on affordable housing policy. The position provides key staff support to the organization in the areas of public policy development, strategic planning, legislative and…Read Full Listing
Multifamily Housing Lender ● Seattle's Office of Housing works to build strong, healthy communities and increase opportunities for people of all income levels to live in our city. We are looking for a Multifamily Housing Lender to help the City decide which projects should or should not be funded. You will review and evaluate multifamily and bridge loan applications for policy and…Read Full Listing
Grant Support Technician ● The City of Medford seeks a Grant Support Technician who performs a wide variety of professional and administrative services related to grant administration and departmental programs and activities. This position reports to the Housing and Community Development Principal Planner and. . .Read Full Listing
Shelterforce began in 1975 and is the oldest, national, independent, nonprofit community development publication in America. Whether you provide or support affordable housing, economic or workforce development, community organizing, arts and culture, community planning, health, or transportation, Shelterforce will help you do your work better tomorrow than yesterday.