New to the Neighborhood – and Loving It

Meet Meghan Thomas. She’s mother to 8-year-old Khalil and a rookie real estate agent. She’s also the first person to buy a newly renovated home in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh neighborhood – one of more than 50 being rehabbed as part of a multiyear redevelopment project.

September 15, 2015

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Trauma Informed Community Building Evaluation

A Formative Evaluation of the TICB Model and its Implementation in Potrero Hill

This evaluation examines the implications and impact of the Trauma Informed Community Building (TICB) model implemented in Potrero Hill communities as part of San Fransicso's HOPE SF initiative. The project is the nation’s first large-scale public housing revitalization project to acknowledge resident trauma and the role it plays during wide-scale community change efforts. 

July 20, 2015

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Admitting Failure: Learning From Mistakes in Philanthropy

Admitting failures contributes to high-quality implementation, innovation of new strategies and improved governance and transparency. It’s good medicine that doesn’t always taste so good. Yet despite increasing philanthropic interest in mistakes and learning, many foundation staff still find it difficult to have conversations about mistakes.

May 11, 2015

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Community Matters Webinar Explores Ways to Expand Economic Opportunity Locally

The East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative is the largest urban redevelopment effort in Baltimore in decades. A major priority of the initiative was to increase economic opportunity through job creation and contract opportunities for local, minority and women-owned businesses. This webinar explores and highlights the project’s efforts and achievements to that end, as well as similar endeavors underway in New Orleans.

March 20, 2015

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