Essays on People, Place & Purpose

Investing in What Works for America's Communities


Community Development Needs a Quarterback

In a new blog post for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Brandee McHale of the Citi Foundation and Nancy O. Andrews of the Low Income Investment Fund discuss the promise of the “community quarterback” model.

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Building Healthy Communities: Interview With Tony Iton

In a recent interview for the What Works blog, Tony Iton of the California Endowment elaborates on lessons learned from the Building Healthy Communities initiative.

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Connecting the Dots Between Education, Health and Opportunity

Steven H. Woolf, Director of the VCU Center for Society and Health discusses their work connecting education and health in low-income communities.

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