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 →

A Decent Shot

In the wealthiest country in the world, we have the collective resources to make sure that everyone has a fair shot at their American Dream. Yet the playing field is… 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.

Combating Structural Racism

Purpose Built Communities’ podcast series, This is Community, is returning with a new season. In season two of This is Community, we present conversations with thought leaders at our annual conferences about the effects of racism.

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.