Below are a host of useful links to related projects and topics.

Brookings Institution >>
Redefining the challenges facing metropolitan America and promoting innovative solutions to help communities grow in more inclusive, competitive, and sustainable ways.

Center for Community Development Investments >>
An online clearinghouse of investment resources that also encourages collaboration, innovation and research in the community development investment industry.

Center for Neighborhood Technology >>
Strategies for livable communities.

Enterprise Foundation >>
Providing quality affordable housing in safe, thriving communities.

Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities >>
Strengthening philanthropic funders’ abilities to support and connect organizations working to promote smart growth and create livable communities.

Innovative Housing Institute >>
Created in 1996 by housing professionals with extensive, successful experience in developing, financing and managing affordable housing in a mixed-income setting.

Institute on Race and Poverty >>
Investigates the ways that policies and practices disproportionately affect people of color and the disadvantaged.

Invincible Cities >>
Since the 1970’s, Camilo José Vergara has been documenting America’s ghettos by photographing the built environment. When presented together as a series, photographs of the built environment constitute the essential element of an urban history told from the ground up.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation >>
Helps resident-led, community-based development organizations transform distressed communities and neighborhoods into healthy ones.

Places: A Forum for Environmental Design >>
Places, Forum of Design for the Public Realm, is a peer reviewed journal that incorporates writings from a variety of fields in design, the arts and social sciences. Please read the mission statement to learn more about the goals and objectives of the journal, and its partner schools and supporters.

PolicyLink >>
A national nonprofit research, communications, capacity building, and advocacy organization working to advance policies to achieve economic and social equity.

Smart Growth America >>
A coalition of national, state and local organizations working to improve the ways we plan and build the towns, cities and metro areas we call home.

Urban Habitat >>
Working in partnership with low-income communities and communities of color to advance social, economic, and environmental justice in the Bay Area region and beyond.

Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Workforce Housing >>
"Those who serve their communities should be embraced by their communities, not shut out,” said J. Ronald Terwilliger."