Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 13:09
After Hurricane Katrina, when Mae Beth Marshall first returned to the home she and her husband Caesar had shared in Pass Christian on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, it wasn’t the homecoming she’d dreamt of.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:44
My Home, Mi Casa (MHMC) is a partnership among Jovenes, Inc., a nonprofit that provides stable housing and community services for low-income at-risk youth, and Genesis LA, a Los Angeles-based CDFI, to provide opportunity for young people.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:18
Advantage Health Centers in Detroit serves the city’s uninsured, homeless, and medically underserved residents. When AHC was ready to build a new facility on the iconic 8 Mile Road in Warren, Michigan, it received a $1.9 million federal grant.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 09:32
It has been eight weeks since the historic rainfall flooded South Carolina. Infrastructure was impacted in all 46 counties in the state, making an already difficult situation more cumbersome to manage.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 14:39
On a block in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, a beautiful old bank building stood vacant and dilapidated for more than 30 years. Then, in 2008, it captured the attention of Theaster Gates, a noted artist, scholar, and urban planner.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:47
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 12:11
In his State of the Industry Speech, "10X," OFN President and CEO Mark Pinsky challenged the industry to set its sights on "10X" growth, a leap forward that will require new capitalization strategies, a focus on talent development, an analysis of business models and technology, and a focus on div
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 10:47
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 09:51
Darrell Molett was attending a community college in New Orleans when Katrina hit. Post-hurricane, without permanent housing, he struggled to hold down a job. Then, a friend encouraged him to leave NOLA and head to California for work.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 09:48
Every day for two decades, Jose “Chepo” Leyva-Lopez and his wife Maria have risen at dawn to painstakingly roll hundreds of tamales. They sell these popular homemade delicacies at local agricultural fairs and produce stands across Solano County, California, and from a storefront in Elmira.