How should community leaders manage the opportunity to spend trillions of dollars of federal funding on economic recovery in ways that begin to realize the promise of racial justice? In a July 9 roundtable of CCI staff and fellows, one answer to this question rose above all the others: ask the right questions.
This February, CCI is spotlighting four Black women alumnae of our Fulcrum Fellowship, who will share their visions for how to center Black people in community development. The series begins with Joanna Trotter, Senior Director of Community Impact for The Chicago Community Trust.
When most people think of California, they picture cities and tourist destinations such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. The city of San Bernardino is rarely at the top of their list. But perhaps it should be.
Low-income communities are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. From flooding to air quality, adverse heat effects, and energy constraints and reliability, our most disadvantaged citizens are among those at highest risk o
In opening remarks to a group assembled for a capital absorption workshop at the Beacon Council on July 11, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava proclaimed, “When we do this right, we will not only have solved transportation problem