Tag Archives: Joe Recchie

Sowdo’s story

This post originally appeared on this blog on June 27, 2014 One week ago, people across the globe observed World Refugee Day. Praxia Partners calls Columbus home– and so do thousands of Somali refugee and immigrants. Meet Sowdo…

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Nonprofits shine thanks to solar

Today, we look at the diverse array of nonprofits benefiting from renewable energy. Will your nonprofit be the next to go solar?

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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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Kenyon College and CRE partner on solar Farm installation

Recently, Ohio’s Kenyon College and Praxia Partner’s Community Renewable Energy launched an exciting pilot project for installing solar power at the Kenyon Farm. Students from the college are working on the project, future students will benefit from the hands-on learning experience … Continue reading

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Revitalizing a community, one house at a time

The Sustainable Community Investment Fund raises home values in the wake of the foreclosure crisis. I spoke to Joe Recchie about what the Fund is working on in Eastmoor, a suburb of Columbus, Ohio

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Inside Praxia Partners

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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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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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The Older Americans Act and service enrichment for seniors

The Older Americans Act is one of the most successful pieces of legislation in American history– and it’s long overdue for reauthorization. Find out how it serves older adults and facilitates Praxia Partners’ service-enriched senior housing.

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Keeping the American dream within reach

The wealth gap is becoming a wealth chasm. How do homeownership opportunities contribute to economic equity? Plus, we share updates on banks’ settlements. 

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