In this Issue: Can Housing Interventions Reduce Incarceration and Recidivism? ● No CRA = No Community Development ● Out of the Flames ● Also: Jobs ● Events ● Industry News ● You Said It ● In Case You Missed It +
Week of March 3
In this Issue:Can Housing Interventions Reduce Incarceration and Recidivism? ● No CRA = No Community Development● Out of the Flames●Also: Jobs ● Events ● Industry News ● You Said It ● In Case You Missed It +
Investments and funding motivated by the Community Reinvestment Act are more foundational to the work of community developers than is often discussed. We explored just how reliant the field is on CRA, and what proposed regulations might mean for communities. Read Full Article
Drawing on personal narrative and research from the 1960s, this documentary presents the history of how and why the South Bronx burned for a decade, and the community organizing movements that rose out of its ashes. Read Full Article
See Shelterforce’s coverage of the CRA proposals here and the AFFH proposals here.
Donna Moodie began her role as the new executive director of the Capitol Hill EcoDistrict in late January. Moodie was a founding board member of the Capitol Hill Housing Foundation. She is also a small-business owner.
We only list free events and resources of national interest.
Taft West: INCREDIBLE INFORMATION!! Too often we as black people who have navigated the wealth divide with education, information and a few breaks, blame our black people on the lower socio-economic rungs of the ladder for . . . Read More
Paula J McKoy: Thank you for this wonderfully insightful article. Indeed, it is time we stop blaming others for not being able to climb the economic ladder. We continue to lose economic ground and our footing in a system designed to keep us at the bottom. I continue to advocate for . . . Read More
Saundra Davis: Black people increasing knowledge of personal finance will not bridge the racial wealth gap any more than being a better driver will fix a raggedy road. The STRUCTURE of the economic system is based on oppressive laws and practices. #SpeakTruthVia Twitter
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