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What we're reading

See what we're reading about pressing issues around the industry, and refer to our list of other partner websites for additional insights. 

 

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The Census Bureau has put out a "Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations."  You can learn more about what they're looking for in a nominee, dates, and objectives and duties of members on their website. 

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In "A Study of Two Americas—and How to Bring Them Closer," David Greenberg unpacks the lessons of a new study on race and economic mobility in the United States, and posits how the findings can help guide the work of LISC and its partners going forward.

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See how The Trust for Public Land has ranked America's park systems and to how your city compares in their "2018 Parkscore Rankings."

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Additional Sources

 

Center for Community Progress

Center for Community Progress is a nonprofit resource for urban, suburban, and rural communities seeking to address the full cycle of property revitalization. 

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CityLab

CityLab is committed to telling the story of the world’s cities: how they work, the challenges they face, and the solutions they need.

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Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations exists to help grantmakers turn their desire to improve into real progress.

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Forward Cities

Forward Cities is a national learning network of cities committed to advancing inclusive innovation and economic development in their communities.

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National Low Income Housing Coalition

The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes.

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Next City

Next City is a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire social, economic and environmental change in cities through journalism and events around the world.

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Nonprofit Quarterly

Nonprofit Quarterly is an independent, nonprofit news organization that has been serving nonprofit leaders, charitable foundations, educators, independent activists, and others involved in the civil sector for more than fifteen years. 

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Strong Towns

Strong Towns is a non-profit organization working to support a model of development that allows America's cities, towns and neighborhoods to become financially strong and resilient.

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Urban Institute 

The Urban Institute uses research findings to help stakeholders craft relevant solutions and strategies that address today’s concerns and avert tomorrow’s roadblocks. They also share insights in real time with influencers eager to make smarter decisions.

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