Community Progress Blog

New Webinars Unlock the Black Middle Neighborhood Challenges and Opportunities

Written by on July 20, 2020

In the last twenty years, predominantly African-American ‘middle neighborhoods’ have endured the same challenges as other communities, but with different results. The historic injustices that were thought to be issues of the past show up in modern terms in both challenges and opportunities in the wake of today’s growing social justice movement. To help leaders,…

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Community Progress Announces Juneteenth Closure

Written by on June 18, 2020

Dear Partners,  This Friday, June 19th, the Center for Community Progress will be closed in celebration of Juneteenth. As our staff and team enjoy the day as a paid holiday, we encourage all who regularly commemorate July 4th that marks the independence of our nation to join in celebrating this important day of freedom for Americans. 

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Life Should Not be Determined by a Person’s Race [the Death of George Floyd]

Written by on June 3, 2020

We at the Center for Community Progress are enraged and grief-stricken at the loss of yet another Black life at the hands of police.   Since 1619, the compounding symptoms of a problematic culture have systematically disenfranchised people of color in America. The unjust, preventable murder of George Floyd was one of a series of recent…

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