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Debt Aversion and College Completion

November 18, 2020

How does debt aversion affect college completion for Latino students? Aversion to borrowing is both a barrier to college completion and is integrally connected to several other barriers, mostly financial, disproportionately burdening Latino students. It’s complicated! But a new report … Continued

CCC Statement on Police Brutality and Systemic Racism

June 4, 2020

The Center for Community Capital (CCC) condemns the killing of George Floyd as well as Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many other Black people before them by the hands of law enforcement officers. While the focus is often on the … Continued

CCC Wins NC TraCS Award

November 25, 2019

The UNC Center for Community Capital is pleased to receive an award from the NC TraCS Institute for the 121st cycle of the TraCS $2K pilot grants. Molly DeMarco (with the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention) and … Continued

Carolina Inequality Lab launches

April 22, 2019

Inequality is back on the national agenda. Over the past decade, the growing gap between the haves and have-nots in health, economic opportunity, educational outcomes, and other areas has taken on greater urgency among advocates, researchers, and policymakers. While groups … Continued

Announcing Public Use CAPS Data

July 6, 2018

The Center for Community Capital is thrilled to announce the launch of a de-identified, public use version of the Community Advantage Panel Survey (CAPS). This survey, the basis of much of the Center’s research over the past decade, comprises 11 years of panel survey … Continued

Interactive, Multi-Media StoryMaps Showcase New Report

June 5, 2018

The UNC Center for Community Capital is excited to announce the release of an interactive, multimedia overview of the intersection between housing and opportunity in both the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco and the Gentilly area of New Orleans. Check … Continued

Director Quercia Quoted in “The Never-Ending Foreclosure”

December 20, 2017

  Our Director, Roberto Quercia, was recently quoted in “The Never-Ending Foreclosure,” a story by Alana Semuels in The Atlantic. Professor Quercia’s remarks on foreclosure highlight the non-financial impacts of losing a home: One of the reasons that Professor Quercia knows about … Continued

CCC Hosts Convening on #HousingFinCap

November 28, 2017

In November, the Center for Community Capital hosted a convening for field partners working to integrate financial capability work with affordable housing, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, and Prosperity Now. The convening was meant to help field partners learn … Continued

CCC Research Featured in Symposium on Community Reinvestment Act

August 23, 2017

Center Director Roberto Quercia and Senior Economist Sarah Riley were featured this month in a special Cityscape symposium, edited by Carolina Reid, on the Community Reinvestment Act. The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), passed by Congress in 1977, requires commercial banks and savings institutions to help meet the credit … Continued