Tag Archives: California

How does a university campus change a community?

The University of California, Berkeley is exploring the possibility of opening up a campus in Richmond. Community-based organizations and the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society took a closer look at how expansion could change the Richmond community. 

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This week in community development: 5/30/14

Every week, Praxia Partners shares important community-building news. This week, we have a special edition of the weekly news round-up that focuses on the mortgage crisis and strategies communities are taking to recover in the wake of the mortgage and foreclosure … Continue reading

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This week in community development: 5/9/14

Every week, Praxia Partners shares important community-building news. This week, we have a special edition of the weekly news round-up that focuses on the mortgage crisis and the state of homeownership in the wake of the foreclosure crisis.

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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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