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Four Innovative SPARCC Projects that Are Turning Ideas into Action

Over the past year and a half, SPARCC sites have demonstrated their ability to set bold goals to advance racial equity, health, and climate resilience in their regions and, perhaps more importantly, to respond, adapt, and identify the challenges and opportunities emerging through their work. As we reach a midway point in the program, SPARCC […]

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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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