Imagining American 2019 National Gathering

October 18th, 2019 to October 20th, 2019
Albuquerque, NM

"Mighty Dreams: Designing and Fostering Belonging in 'America'" Read more about Imagining American 2019 National Gathering ...

UAA 2019 Annual Conference

April 24th, 2019 to April 27th, 2019
Los Angeles, CA

Urban Affairs Association 2019 Annual Conference, "Claiming Rights to the City: Community, Capital, and the State" Read more about UAA 2019 Annual Conference...

CCP Annual Conference 2019

October 2nd, 2019 to October 4th, 2019
Atlanta, GA

Center for Community Progress Annual Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference, "Equity First: Revitalizing Communities Together" Read more about CCP Annual Conference 2019...

HDCA 2019 Conference

September 9th, 2019 to September 11th, 2019
London, UK

Human Development and Capability Association 2019 Conference: "Connecting Capabilities" Read more about HDCA 2019 Conference...

What Anchor Institutions Can Do by Working Together

Justine Porter and Bich Ha Pham

Anchor collaboratives are stronger and can accomplish goals that once seemed out of reach by combining efforts and resources. However, forming an anchor collaboration isn’t automatic; it takes effort and time to get institutions to see their common interests and potential alignment. The article discusses some ways it can work.

Urban Strategies

Headquartered in St. Louis, Urban Strategies is a national nonprofit aiming to ensure residents in distressed urban core neighborhoods can lead healthy, prosperous lives in thriving, self-sustaining communities.  To do so, Urban Strategies focuses on: 1) planning and coordinating comprehensive, multi-stakeholder community revitalization projects, 2) connecting social services to support the physical redevelopment of communities, and 3) nurturing neighborhood-based leadership.  In 2016, the nonprofit supported over 19,000 families in public and mixed-income housing communities in 29 neighborhoods across the country.