Purpose Built Communities 10th Anniversary

The Core Ingredient is Hope

Each and every neighborhood facing down intergenerational poverty has different and unique circumstances, and that means that any revitalization efforts need to be tailored to those on-the-ground realities. While the… Continue →

A Certain Type

Breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty requires a group of people who can work across silos, bring a community together around a shared vision for the future, and do the… Continue →

Elevating People and Communities

Nancy Andrews is the former President and CEO of the Low Income Investment Fund, a community development financial institution (CDFI) that provides innovative capital solutions that support healthy families and communities across the country.

An Effective Model

Hear about why Purpose Built Communities model makes all the difference from Reverend Carl Pointer, a member of the United Communities Association of South Fort Worth, a partner with Purpose Built Communities Network member Renaissance Heights United in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Importance of Investments in Early Childhood Education

It might not seem intuitive–but Investments in early childhood education are directly linked to the long-term health and success of neighborhoods. That is one idea that connects the work of Dr. David Williams to Purpose Built Communities.

The Importance of Leadership on Multiple Levels

Leadership on multiple levels is core to the success of Purpose Built Communities. As we kick off our celebration of #10YearsOfPurpose, hear what executive board chair and former Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin believes can happen when visionary thinkers and grassroots advocates come together.