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Navigating the Career Journey: 5 Professionals Share Their Advise With Our Fellows

One of the best things about getting involved with the Center for Community Capital as a student is being able to make connections with experts in the field. Last week, our CCC Fellows received a visit from a panel of professionals, including Lucy … Continued

Spotlight on Dr. Kevin Park

In our Team Spotlight series, we share stories about members of our team, both past and present. Dr. Kevin Park is an economist at the Office of Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He … Continued

Prosperity Now | Housing Leaders Come Together to Identify Opportunities to Build Financial Capability

Kate Davidoff and Jennifer Medina reflect on the Prosperity Now + Center for Community Capital convening in November 2017. Affordable housing experts gathered to discuss how we can leverage housing as a platform for boosting financial health and well-being.

Sticking with UC Davis: “Lady Bird” and the Cost of College

Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird,” a movie about one young girl growing up in Sacramento, California in 2002, won the award for Best Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical at the Golden Globes on Sunday. This award, along with its status as … Continued

Recent Publications

Building a Strong Foundation: Integrating Financial Capability & Affordable Housing

This report highlights innovative and unique examples of how housing and financial capability services can be integrated with each other, the … Continued

Literature Review on Payday Lending: Assessing Its Harms and Benefits

It is clear that those who use payday loans need access to short-term, small-dollar credit. With growing wage and income … Continued

The Community Advantage Panel Survey: Announcing a Version for Public Use

The Center for Community Capital is thrilled to announce the launch of a de-identified, public-use version of the Community Advantage Panel … Continued

Catalyzing Inclusion: Financial Technology and the Underserved

The growth of fintech and the increasing adoption of digital financial services by consumers introduces new opportunities to increase access … Continued

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