Championing the Needs of Underserved Communities

The People & Places Collaborative brought a strategic group of community development leaders to the nation’s capital to champion the needs of underserved communities. Together, we engaged directly with Congress and federal agencies, advocating for policies that are critical to advancing affordable housing, small business and entrepreneurship, community development. We promoted equitable access on federal advisory, regulatory, and governance committees.

The People & Places Collaborative is led by three organizations:

Stay tuned for outcomes from the convening. Watch for additional opportunities to join our advocacy efforts, including a 2025 People & Places event.