Kalima Rose

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Kalima Rose, director of the PolicyLink Louisiana Initiative, manages local New Orleans and Louisiana statewide affordable housing and regional equity initiatives. Annie Clark, research associate, and Dan Lavoie, senior media associate, contributed to this article.

Oakland, CA Adopts Roadmap to Promote Housing Equity

On September 30, hundreds of Oakland citizens filled the City Council chamber for a special hearing, with many lining...

Recovering from the Recovery

"Happening to a city near you" is the unsettling tag line for Land of Opportunity, a film that takes an intimate look at post-Katrina New Orleans and the interrelated struggles of those navigating it.

PETRA Perspectives: PolicyLink

As the merits and flaws of PETRA are being debated, PolicyLink offers its list of desired outcomes for poor people and economically distressed communities.

Struggling in the Crescent City

Grass-roots advocacy groups and community-advocacy organizations are taking the lead in restoring housing in New Orleans.

Beyond Gentrification

For 15 years, the Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC) has worked to turn around the lower Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn – building affordable housing,...