In 2012, the Low Income Investment Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco introduced Investing in What Works for America’s Communities, a book that called for an integrated approach to addressing the challenges facing our communities.
Five years later, this issue of the Community Development Investment Review explores innovations and lessons learned from cross-sector practice across a range of issues. The authors examine initiatives designed to strengthen collaborative leadership and effect systems change.
Chapters explore issues such as racial equity, resisting gentrification and displacement, and supporting people in reentry from prison. The issue also includes a series of case study profiles of community quarterbacks working to marshal resources, build trust with residents, and break down silos—offering hard-won lessons for others in the field.
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