Noel A. Poyo

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Noel A. Poyo is the executive director of NALCAB.
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Bold Political Leadership on Housing Policy? In 2018? You Heard Right

Local elected officials are having to re-examine the risks and rewards of making housing and housing affordability a political priority. Could one mayor’s bold steps on housing policy be a national bellwether?

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Defending DACA Is a Moral and Economic Imperative

President Donald Trump has decided to end the Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants. Over the course of its five-year history, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) […]


Immigrant Integration Services Must Aim to Build Assets

Financial coaching and small business development services should be right up there next to learning English.

Housing Advocacy

Julian Castro “Outstanding Pick” to Lead HUD

President Obama's nomination of Julián Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, to serve as the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has kicked up a lot of […]

Community Development Field

Juntos Somos Más: Collectively Building Local Assets

National organizations adapting to meet the needs of growing minority populations should throw their funding behind well-established grassroots