Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Building on the Ambitions and Aspirations of Newcomers

September 12, 2017

This interview explores the opportunity to strengthen the role of cities as landing places for new immigrants, connecting them to social and economic pathways. Ms. Blanchard discusses BakerRipley’s approach to Appreciative Community Building, the dual challenges of limited resources and impact measurement, and how she’s preparing for the next decade of community development work.

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