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Reinvestment Fund, in partnership with Brookings Metro, announced a report entitled A Call to Action for HBCU Investment, which is part of Reinvestment Fund’s work to advance the local and national impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The report outlines six steps that HBCU and leaders of financial institutions can take to increase investment in HBCUs.
Today, Councilwoman and Majority Leader Cherelle L. Parker (9th District), along with Dr. Ira Goldstein, President of Policy Solutions at Reinvestment Fund, and all the members of the Philadelphia Home Appraisal Bias Task Force, issued its Final Report and Recommendations.
These awards support opportunities for cities participating in Invest Health to deepen network connections and advance work in aligned areas at the intersection of community development and health.
Reinvestment Fund announced five nonprofits as winners of its 2021 Community Champion Award: Georgia Justice Project , Southern Center for Human Rights, Youth Sentencing and Re-entry Project, Gangstas to Growers, and The Liberation Foundation.
Reinvestment Fund is pleased to welcome Ivy Dench-Carter and Raquel Favela to its Board of Directors. Ms. Dench-Carter is Senior Vice President of Development of Pennrose, a nationally acclaimed developer and manager of high-quality affordable, conventional, mixed-income, mixed-use and master planned communities. Ms. Favela is Senior Executive Vice President at the nation’s oldest non-profit technical advisory services firm, National Development Council (NDC).
Reinvestment Fund applauds news this week from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that it will invest more than $4 billion to strengthen critical supply chains in the food system. Part of the Biden Administration’s Build Back Better initiative, the new effort will strengthen the food system, create new market opportunities, tackle the climate crisis, help communities that have been left behind, and support good-paying jobs throughout the supply chain.