Leadership development programs can help bridge gaps in industry knowledge, build and mature the capacity of staff, and prepare the next generation of diverse leaders.
The LISC Institute asked Community Development practitioner Zoraima Diaz-Pineda to reflect on the current state of leadership development within the field.
Michigan is usually considered the cradle of the U.S. land banking movement, and with good reason: the success of the Genesee County Land Bank in the early 2000s spurred the modern boom in municipal land banks. The Center for Community Progress, which works nationwide to improve local government and nonprofit capacity to deal with vacant and abandoned properties is headquartered in Flint.
In this article, Joe Kriesberg, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC), shares his thoughts on how CDCs can boost their capacity without spending a lot of money.
Rural LISC hosted two Rural CDC partners and a guest from Twin Cities LISC for a look at smart succession planning strategies for CDCs both rural and urban.