Authored by Miriam Axel-Lute
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

Who Will Lead Community Development Corporations

September 1st, 2017 by Miriam Axel-Lute

Shirronda Almeida hears the question from other colleagues of color often: “When I go to housing meetings why I am the only person of color?” As an African-American woman, Almeida—director of the Mel King Institute for Community Building in Boston, which runs training, leadership development, and mentoring programs for community developers—knows the feeling well. She says things haven’t changed on that front over her many years in community development as much as she would have hoped.  Continue reading article on Shelterforce's website

Subscribe to News