• Truth Telling: Why a New Name, Now?By: Community Vision | August 19, 2019
    Category: Blog Equity
    Many of you have been keeping up with our Embodying Equity blog series. Through it, you’ve learned (or just been reminded) that since Community Vision’s founding in 1987, we’ve been committed to investing capital in and providing technical assistance to nonprofits and social enterprises that build equity in historically under-resourced neighborhoods. Read More
  • Investing in Regional Resilience & Public InfrastructureBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | July 18, 2019
    Category: Blog Central Valley Community Facilities New Markets Tax Credits
    The deterioration of public infrastructure in the United States, particularly our transportation systems, tends to receive headline news only when an environmental disaster affects a region. During an emergency, public transportation systems can provide vital services including evacuations, transporting emergency response professionals, and maintaining mobility during and after an extreme weather event. Read More
  • Embodying Equity: Exploring the Relationship Between Space & Social StructuresBy: Community Vision | July 9, 2019
    Category: Blog Central Valley Equity
    In urban and rural planning and development, many believe social processes and spatial form to be in direct relationship. Theorists, planners, and developers have argued that changing the spatial form in any region allows for the transformation of social form and structure as well.At Community Vision, we’ve spent the last 30 years working to transform… Read More
  • Community Foods Market, Community Vision, NCCLF Building Power: Aligning Capital with JusticeBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | May 30, 2019
    Category: Blog Healthy Foods Oakland
    June 1st, 2019 marks the official opening of Community Foods Market (CFM) at 3105 San Pablo Avenue in West Oakland. This article celebrates CFM’s grand opening as a moment years in the making and only possible because of the work and dedication of many people. It also celebrates CFM as a model of what it… Read More
  • Embodying Equity: Partnering to Amplify Community VisionBy: Luba Yusim | May 30, 2019
    Category: Blog Central Valley Equity
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  • NCCLF Embodying Equity: Creating Sustainability through SpaceBy: Luba Yusim | May 2, 2019
    Category: Blog Equity
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  • Embodying Equity: What does it mean & why do we care?By: Luba Yusim | April 24, 2019
    Category: Blog Equity
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  • Breaking Down the Strategic PlanBy: Luba Yusim | April 17, 2019
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  • Blog: Using Financial Tools to Build Greater Food Equity in South Los AngelesBy: Luba Yusim | July 16, 2018
    Category: Blog Healthy Foods
    By Catherine Howard, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Director of the California FreshWorks, a statewide food access financing and technical assistance program. Cross-posted from www.cafreshworks.com.   South Los Angeles is comprised of a collection of communities steeped in historical significance. Post-WWII, African Americans flocked to the area to take advantage of expanding opportunities to purchase… Read More
  • Announcing Spaces for Good: the place for nonprofit spaceBy: Luba Yusim | January 29, 2018
    Category: Blog Community Facilities Community Vision Updates Consulting
    By Joanne Lee, Community Vision's Director of Consulting Services. Cross-posted from the Foundation Center's Blog.  For years, Community Vision has been a leader in providing expert consulting services and resources that build the real estate and financial skills of nonprofits throughout Northern and Central California. These services complement our lending activities by ensuring that nonprofits… Read More