Investing in what works for America's communities: essays on people, place & purpose
Investing in What Works for America?s Communities is a call-to-action for a new, more integrated approach to anti-poverty efforts that builds on what we know is working. Through dozens of examples of innovative ideas that are transforming neighborhoods, this book uncovers the new sectors, new financing tools, and new technologies that can be harnessed to bring opportunity to America?s struggling communities.
Western bank profits, 1974
Revisiting the CRA: perspectives on the future of the Community Reinvestment Act
While the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has been a part of the bank regulatory framework for over 30 years, many observers think the CRA has not kept up with changes in the financial services industry. This volume of research papers and essays, jointly published by the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston and San Francisco, documents how much the industry has changed since the CRA was passed in 1977 and offers proposals for CRA reform.
The future of community development
Grogan starts by stating that community development must focus on human development. To do this well, the field needs new tools and strategies, including geographically broadly-based intermediaries, local collaboration and pay for success model. Perhaps at least as important, it is essential to communities that the country get out of political gridlock, so as to preserve and enhance the capacity of government to invest in the future.
Putting race explicitly into the CRA