Six years of organizing and advocacy have resulted in victory for a coalition of residents, business owners, and grassroots leaders demanding a light rail stop in Leimert Park Village, the heart of Los Angeles’s African American community. The victory marks a crucial step toward | Read more >
We’re thrilled to share a new paper, The Role of Community Schools in Place-Based Initiatives: Collaborating for Student Success.
Across the United States, communities are thinking differently about how to transform their schools and neighborhoods. There is tremendous excitement | Read more >
Transportation Equity Advocates Applaud Confirmation of Anthony Foxx as U.S. Transportation Secretary
Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and CEO of PolicyLink, issued the following statement following the Senate’s confirmation of Anthony Foxx to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of | Read more >
Last month, PolicyLink Founder and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell had the honor of participating in President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
The Council produced a report, Building Partnerships to Eradicate Modern-Day Slavery, which provides | Read more >
Statement by PolicyLink Founder and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell on President Obama’s FY 2014 Budget
President Obama’s budget proposal contains several important policies that can have an extraordinary impact on low-income communities and people of color and advance equity–just and | Read more >
This post is a response to a group blogging event organized by Meeting of the Minds and Tumml.
Written by: Josh Kirschenbaum, Chris Schildt, and Amber Washington
Writing from ground zero of the global technology economy in the San Francisco Bay Area, we are in awe of its endless | Read more >
Making Connections, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s signature place-based community change initiative, ran from 1999 through 2010 and focused firmly on developing a family-strengthening framework. The effort led to a range of innovations in the field and both started and | Read more >