LMSDI’s mission is to increase the availability of affordable for-sale and rental housing for veterans and community residents through purchasing and restoring vacant and vandalized buildings, and by engaging the for-profit sector as a partner in the solution.
Stories about economic justice challenges and solutions across the nation and the work and impact of NCRC members in their communities.
Meet Alvin Johnson, GROWTH by NCRC’s agent partner at its new Oak Hill community in Birmingham, Alabama. Apart from a seven-year career in the US Navy and two years working in quality control for Firestone in Georgia, the Birmingham native has spent his life serving residents of the city and throughout Alabama.
NCRC is thrilled to see the impact grantees are making with the support of the Field Empowerment Fund. The program’s final report and second round of funding will be available in Spring 2022.
DC Women’s Business Center, Founder Feature: Kim Alfonso is the Co-Founder and CEO of Results One LLC , and is a client of the DC Women’s Business Center, an NCRC program. Kim Greenfield Alfonso is a native Washingtonian and the daughter of medical professionals who graduated from Howard University. She credits her father for instilling in …
SAGE is a national leader in addressing issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) aging. In partnership with its constituents and allies, SAGE works to achieve a high quality of life for LGBT older people, supports and advocates for their rights, fosters a greater understanding of aging in all communities, and promotes positive images of LGBT life in later years.
October 11 is National Coming Out Day. Each year on this day, we show support for our friends, colleagues and family members who have had the courage to come out and live openly as LGBTQ+. It’s a celebratory day, but also a day to recognize the disparities and struggles faced by members of the LGBTQ+ community when living openly in society.
Alan Fisher, founding director of the California Reinvestment Coalition, died Thursday, September 16, 2021, surrounded by family, following a hard-fought battle with cancer. In the world of housing and economic justice, Alan was a titan who advocated for working-class families, communities of color, and small-business owners. “The world seems a little sadder today than it …
Last month, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), the South Alabama Fair Housing Center (SAFHC) and We Matter Eight Mile Community Association (We Matter Eight Mile) held a community meeting in the predominantly Black community of Eight Mile, north of Mobile, Alabama.
The pandemic has highlighted how interconnected the world is. As my own family’s tragedies have made all too clear, viruses know no borders — and neither do death, grief and mourning. Life-saving vaccines shouldn’t either.
Mari Galloway is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding board member for the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC), one of the fastest-growing nonprofits dedicated to women in cybersecurity. DC Women Business Center Resource Coordinator Monti Taylor asked Galloway questions on how to run your computer like a pro and how to best care for your computer and keep your information safe from outside attacks.