News in “Equity”

Inclusion, Racial Equity, and Community Development: Lessons from the 2018 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

Laura Choi, the Research Manager for Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, recently wrote a blog post reflecting on the National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference that was held in Miami in March of 2018. In Choi’s post, she discusses the importance of one of the conference’s cross-cutting themes: inclusion and racial equity. […]

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SPARCCing New Strategies to Ensure Equitable Transit-Oriented Communities

By: Mariia Zimmerman Workers, students, care givers, and older adults are among the many different types of community members who struggle to find safe, reliable, and affordable mobility options. Increased investment over the past two decades in public transit is helping to connect more people to economic opportunity. Transit helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and […]

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Equitable Infrastructure: A Path to Bridging the Divide

Stephanie Gidigbi, the SPARCC Policy, Capacity, and Systems Change Director and Senior Adviser at NRDC, wrote a post outlining a series of recommendations to improve America’s infrastructure.  Gidigbi emphasizes that we need an infrastructure plan that prioritizes investments that are innovative, equitable, and climate resilient. Past government policies, including redlining, continue to have a negative […]

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