Tag Archives: Haas Institute

David & Goliath: How the Unity Center proved nonprofit developers can compete

It may seem like a case of David vs. Goliath– a brand new, church-based, nonprofit developer going head to head with established private development corporations. Yet, today, the Unity Center stands as testament to the power of nonprofit, community-minded development. … Continue reading

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The changing face of Richmond, CA

As the University of California, Berkeley contemplates large-scale master planning and development of the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond, both the University and Richmond are poised for unprecedented growth. The city is one of the last affordable communities in the … Continue reading

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Watch this: Highlights from “Othering & Belonging”

This spring, experts from across the nation gathered in Oakland for Othering & Belonging: A National Conference. The event was hosted by the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley, an organization that Praxia Partners is proud to work … Continue reading

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Ferguson: we are saying no, and demanding: enough.

When my daughter Laura asked the question, “What do you think of Ferguson?” I honestly didn’t know how to cast the despair that I felt in a light that had a measure of hope when talking to my own child about … Continue reading

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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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“Overpoliced & Underprotected:” john powell on Democracy Now

This week, john powell, director of UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, was a guest on Democracy Now. powell and host Amy Goodman discussed the historical context of the tension in Ferguson, Missouri. 

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You’re invited to the first Regional Convening on Racial Equity

The first of several Regional Convenings on Racial Equity will meet August 5 and 6 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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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: 5/16/14

Every week, Praxia Partners shares important community-building news. Check out what we’ve been reading this week.

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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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