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Sharing the Wealth: Resident Ownership Mechanisms

Continues to be a resource for advocates and policymakers seeking to connect lower income residents to the economic development in their communities. The report examines a range of strategies and instruments to increase opportunities for residents to become owners in the development process—to be stockholders, not just stakeholders, in local economic activity. The tools and strategies in the...

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Communities Gaining Access to Capital: Social Equity Criteria and Implementation Recommendations for the Community Capital Investment Initiative (CCII)

A report by PolicyLink and Urban Habitat, that examines social equity guidelines for Community Capital Investment Initiative (CCII) projects. These guidelines are a tool for community-based organizations to take control of the CCII development process in their communities. CCII is attracting investment capital for keystone community development projects which have been identified and developed...

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Fighting Childhood Asthma: How Communities Can Win

Provides an overview of current efforts to improve the prevention, tracking, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood asthma and accompanying opportunities for policy change. Asthma is a growing problem for children and families in California and in the nation as a whole. While children of all socioeconomic status contract asthma, it disproportionately affects low-income children, particularly...

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