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Institutionalizing Racial Equity and Four Principles Guiding our Work

This piece is Part 2 of our racial equity thought piece series. Read Part 1: Meeting Communities Where They Are: Rethinking Risk for Equitable Impact  In 2021, LIIF entered the year equipped with a new strategic focus and mission that centers racial equity in our work more explicitly than ever. While we’re proud of our decades…

Novogradac features LIIF’s Racial Equity Journey

The October 2021 issue of Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits features LIIF’s ongoing work to be an anti-racist organization, the principles guiding this work and how our new lending framework seeks to more objectively evaluate loans’ progress against our racial equity goals. Click the image below to read the full article >

Learning to Change: Reflections of the CDFI Racial Equity Collaborative on Education

Jointly written by Catherine Dun Rappaport (BlueHub Capital); Olivia Rebenal (Capital Impact Partners); Alexis Dishman (IFF); Eliisa Frazier and Tsegaye Yilma Dessalegn (LIIF); Sybil I. St. Hilaire (LISC);  Sooyoung Hwang (Nonprofit Finance Fund); Molly Melloh and Khaliff Davis (Reinvestment Fund); and Brittany Bennett (Self-Help) This article was originally published by Opportunity Finance Network. In recent years, Community Development Financial…