Toward a Just Recovery
The work you do is particularly urgent in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. The health and economic aftereffects of this crisis will stay with us making this a critical moment for building and deploying the community investment and leadership strategies that will help you better address the needs of your communities.
About this Sprint
This four-month Sprint was designed for leaders committed to leveraging community investment to tackle a challenge associated with racial inequities and economic marginalization in their communities.
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Centering Black People in Community Development: New Visions from Black Women Leaders
COVID-19, Structural Racism, and Community Investment: Notes Toward a Just Recovery
An Action-learning Framework
This short-term course was designed to support leaders in clarifying local priorities, enlisting institutions that could contribute to those priorities, developing a pipeline of investments to achieve their vision, and changing policies and practices to create a more supportive financing environment.
Participants built their skills in adaptive leadership and community investment
Participants grew their understanding of the capital absorption framework.
Participants advanced an important recovery effort in their community.
Toward a Just Recovery was based on COVID-19, Structural Racism, and Community Investment: Notes Toward a Just Recovery.
Participants learned about and applied financial tools to achieve greater scale and impact in recovery efforts.
Participants created and executed action plans to make progress on their recovery efforts to scale and systems change.
Leveraging Community Investment
Designed for leaders who are committed to leveraging community investment and who are able to tackle a challenge associated with racial inequities and economic marginalization in their communities, the course helped leaders activate or accelerate affordable housing protection, preservation, and development; climate adaptation strategies; small business protection; food systems.