Skating the Surface of Gentrification

Week of February 25
In this Issue: Skating the Surface of GentrificationWhat to Do When ICE Comes to Your Buildings Also: Jobs ● Events ● Industry News ● You Said It In Case You Missed It +
Alan Mallach, Center for Community Progress
With Newcomers, the author has done a lot of homework. He’s interviewed a lot of people, read a lot of reports, and every so often demonstrates that he actually understands quite a bit about the stories he tells. But he never . . . Read Full Review
From the Shelterforce archive:
Miriam Axel-Lute, Shelterforce
If you own and/or manage affordable housing, do you know what to do if ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) shows up at your doorstep looking for someone? This will help.  Read Full Article
Raise Your Voice
Comment periods are open until April 8, 11:59 p.m. ET on the substantial proposed rule changes regarding the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), and until March 16 on the substantial changes to HUD’s Affirmative Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule. Be sure to weigh in with your opinion.

See Shelterforce’s coverage of the CRA proposals here and the AFFH proposals here
Industry News

National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) has renamed the organization Partners for Dignity & Rights. View their updated website here.

Prosperity Now | Promoting Mental Health Through Financial Well-Being | Thursday, Feb. 27, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET | This free webinar will explore how to enhance mental health outcomes by investing in financial well-being. Register here.
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You Said It

Melanie Breault: I really loved & appreciated this piece by @miriam_mjoy @Shelterforce. Via Twitter

Hanaa A. Hamdi: What a great model of innovative partnerships and investments to build a park for all people! Via Twitter

Ally Schweitzer: This @Shelterforce piece is an extremely good read on the extent to which homeownership can bridge the racial wealth gap, and how white homeownership in the U.S. can be viewed historically as “ill-gotten gains.” Via Twitter

Mark Shelburne: @Shelterforce is great. I sometimes don’t agree with the articles but they are always thought provoking. Via Twitter
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Publisher/Executive Director, Shelterforce, Montclair, NJ ● Shelterforce seeks a publisher/executive director to advance its mission, grow its audience and influence, and strategically and sustainably guide the organization through an evolving and dynamic media landscape. Read Full Listing
Vice President, National Real Estate Programs, NeighborWorks America, Washington D.C. ● The Vice President, National Real Estate Programs plays a key role in strengthening NeighborWorks’ place as a leader in the nonprofit affordable housing industry and supporting the productivity and strength of the NeighborWorks network in multifamily housing and single family homebuilding. The Vice President leads . . . Read Full Listing
Program Assistant, Healthy Communities, Center for Community Investment, Washington, D.C. ● Center for Community Investment (CCI) is seeking a creative self-starter with a strong learning orientation to join their team. The right candidate will combine an interest in the big picture with the ability to pay close attention to detail. The Program Assistant will support the execution and impact of CCI’s Accelerating Investments . . . Read Full Listing
The purpose of this position is to manage the Long Term Affordability and Community Land Trust Program for the City of Austin, Neighborhood Housing and Community Development and the Austin Housing Finance Corporation. Read Full Listing
Director of Development, Grounded Solutions Network, Washington, D.C. ● Grounded Solutions Network seeks a dynamic, experienced Director of Development to create and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to diversify and grow fundraising efforts. This position will focus on cultivating and expanding relationships with a diverse set of national and . . . Read Full Listing
Grants Manager, Capitol Hill Housing, Seattle, WA Capitol Hill Housing seeks a grants manager who will be responsible for grant acquisition and stewardship for the annual fund and the capital campaign, including research and prospecting, annual strategic grant planning, grant writing . . . Read Full Listing
Partners for Rural Transformation Project Director, Fahe, Telecommute ● The Partners for Rural Transformation has an exciting opportunity for a Project Director to provide leadership to bring prosperity to the persistently poor regions of rural America. The position works closely with nationally recognized CDFIs, Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union . . . Read Full Listing
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Editor, Miriam Axel-Lute
Managing Editor, Lillian M. Ortiz
Senior Editor, Keli A. Tianga
Assistant Editor, Elizabeth Oguss
Operations Assistant, Sam Fields
Publisher, Harold Simon
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