Building capacity to conduct, prompt, and measure equitable development.
Help to create more high-capacity CDCs by providing technical assistance, best-practice research, neighborhood level data & peer networking
Represent members at decision-making tables, providing though leadership & developing priorities and resources
Lead in aggregating data and partners to develop metrics for CDC sector work
Gaining investments & creating sound policies by leading advocacy & education.
Promote the sector through regular communications & an annual convening of the community development sector and supporters
Engage members to create and advocate for long & short-term policy goals
Provide forums & workshops to foster engaged residents and build bridges with complementary professions
Activating change by on-the-ground work alongside our members & others.
Convene partners to secure investment in anchor areas within various neighborhoods
Incent investments by conducting small area planning & facilitating quick-build solutions
Advise and manage authentic community engagement processes