Monthly Archives: August 2013

This Week in Community Development

This week we were busy reading about AEP’s power plants and fracking in Ohio, job creation successes in the midwest, and more analysis on job growth in the United States. We liked seeing that Habitat for Humanity is incorporating renewable … Continue reading

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50 years after the March

Today, you can watch a live stream of events honoring the 50-year anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s seminal “I Have a Dream” speech.

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This Week in Community Development

News stories about community, economic and solar development abound this week; new programs are being designed and implemented to bring solar to low-income families here in the United States and abroad, Ohio EPA is facing some major criticism from within, … Continue reading

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Portraits of homelessness

What is the state of affordable housing and homelessness in America? And who are we talking about when we talk about “the homeless?”

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This Week in Community Development

A Nevada Tribe looks to solar investment for economic development, the Wall Street Journal and the Nation take a look at how teachers are compensated, and we continue to sort out what Detroit’s bankruptcy means for the U.S., this week … Continue reading

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Innovative Finance Series: SIBs revolutionize adoption for British children

Social impact bonds– also known as Pay for Success or Pay for Success Bonds– are revolutionizing the way we fund programs that serve the greater good.

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This Week in Community Development

Anyone interested in economic development is following Detroit closely, and we are no exception. A city full of character and hard working midwesterners- it easily represents any of our sister cities in the heartland. We will continue sharing news and … Continue reading

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Using eminent domain to protect homeowners

Richmond, California is considering using eminent domain to protect homeowners from banks. When eminent domain is in the news, it’s usually when the government takes private property and uses it for public purposes. In this case, however, Richmond officials hope to … Continue reading

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