Making an impact in one community is important; creating a model that can be adapted and have an impact in numerous communities across the country is a game-changer. Over the past #10YearsofPurpose, the Purpose Built Communities model has proven that a holistic approach to neighborhood revitalization can be effective in dozens of cities across the country.
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.
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Ms. Andrews was a member of a panel at the 2016 Purpose Built Communities Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, on the critical roles CDFIs can play in community development, injecting capital and investment into low income communities. Watch the video now.