Monthly Archives: June 2013

This Week in Community Development

We spent a lot of this week reading about renewable energy and it’s implications for community and economic development. Read all about community solar farms, non profits reducing utility costs with solar, and new solar research currently in the works. … Continue reading

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A “one-stop shop” for community services: Hawkins Corner

Six Nonprofits Share Space and Goals at Hawkins Corner Before a crowd of hundreds, Mayor Larry Collins described June 11 as a great day for the city of Ontario, Ohio, as he and representatives from local nonprofits cut the ribbon … Continue reading

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Celebrating Pride Month, contemplating LGBT poverty

We at Praxia Partners wish all of our LGBTQ friends and loved ones a happy Pride Month! The progress of the gay rights movement in America has been astonishing, but a new study out of the Williams Institute at UCLA indicates that LGB … Continue reading

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This Week in Community Development

This week we’ve been reading a lot about crowdfunding successes, energy policy implications, and how housing discrimination still occurs under the radar. It’s been an interesting week! Read all about these and more after the jump! For more renewable energy … Continue reading

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Study provides a wake-up call on wealth gap (video)

This fascinating new video helps us visualize not only the wealth gap, but also the gap between perception and reality.

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This Week in Community Development

Lots of news grabbing our attention this week! Solar projects, PACE progress, economic challenges, inspiring stories, a Google Global Impact award for our friends at SolarAid and more! Read about all of these and more after the jump!  

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How education can jump-start social justice

The Poverty and Race Research Action Council’s latest bulletin showcases the power of education As usual, the Poverty and Race Research Action Council’s (PRRAC) bulletin offers a wealth of information to anyone interested in community-building and social justice. We wanted … Continue reading

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