Over the following pages, our authors explore many aspects of the community development field, and especially the role of community development corporations in it. But we know you have opinions too. To set the stage, last year we invited our readers to take a survey about how they understood the community development field and community development corporations. The survey was promoted through our weekly newsletter and social media. We got about a hundred responses.
The changing face of achieving equity in health, education, and housing in the United States.
For nearly half a century, community development corporations (CDCs) have been a tool of choice for organizing and implementing grassroots economic development programs. Emerging...
Sometimes to understand our own cities and community development practices it is helpful to understand a radically different setting. In the slums of Mumbai...
National organizations adapting to meet the needs of growing minority populations should throw their funding behind well-established grassroots
How do CDCs transform—or not—along with the communities they serve?
To truly help a neighborhood you need a lead agency to organize, plan, and coordinate many actors.
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