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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

Why Sister Corinne Florek says the power dynamics of community investing need flipped on their head. 

By Connie Aitcheson

Community development finance has a fierce — if a bit unlikely — advocate in Sister Corinne... Read more

Q&A: CDFIs have a role to play in shifting local economies from being extractive to community-focused.

By Hadassah Patterson

Greening of Detroit is accelerating efforts to combat urban deforestation in the Rust Belt city amid climate change.

By Hadassah Petterson

Q&A: Financial education is integral to fighting systemic oppression around access to capital for Native communities. 

By Hadassah Patterson

The organization practices a co-housing model, where neurotypical residents and people with disabilities live side-by-side.

By Connie Aitcheson

Nathaniel Diskint shared a room with his younger brother, Jeremy, in... Read more

The initiative is targeted at helping individuals who have experienced a financial toll from COVID-19.

By Erica Sweeney 

This Chicago CDFI is taking a multi-faceted approach, from political advocacy to landlord training, to keep the city’s dwindling affordable housing supply.

BY Hadassah Patterson

 “Local stakeholders can help drive the destiny of the neighborhood.”

By Christopher C. Williams

In many ways, Los Angeles has much to envy: Movie stars. Sunny weather. Beaches. What the city lacks, though, is... Read more

On the Road Lending is providing an alternative to predatory lending for individuals without credit.

By Hadassah Patterson

Mississippi-based Hope Credit Union is growing its capital by bringing in large corporate members.

By Connie Aitcheson