Community Development

Research and community development initiatives that support progress in low- and moderate-income communities

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Smaller Industrial Cities

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Household Financial Stability & Economic Mobility

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Increasing Employment Opportunities

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Emerging Low- and Moderate-Income Issues

Communities & Banking | 2017 Series |Spring 2017

Anchor Institutions: The Economic Benefits of Putting Community First

Making it feasible and enticing for anchor institutions to work consistently and at a larger scale with local businesses requires a better understanding of the system, its players, its incentives, and the policies and procedures currently in place that may limit how anchors can engage community businesses for procurement.

by Brian Clarke

Communities & Banking | 2017 Series |Spring 2017

A Pay-for-Success Opportunity to Prove Outcomes with the Highest-Risk Young People

Preventing recidivism among formerly incarcerated youth is a difficult challenge, but pay-for-success approaches like this one are beginning to show that supportive interventions can turn lives around and provide significant benefits to the youths’ communities.

by Lili Elkins and Yotam Zeira

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