• Job Opportunity: Community Development and Organizing Coordinator

    National CAPACD seeks a collaborative, highly organized, and flexible individual to organize teams of member organizations across the U.S. to move forward a community development/community control advocacy agenda while implementing related programs.  We believe that community residents and stakeholders – particularly low-income residents and people of color – should have more power and control over the physical, social, cultural, political, and economic future of their neighborhoods. Towards these ends, this position will require work with local, community-based nonprofit organizations around implementing and coordinating programming related to neighborhood planning and development, community organizing, and policy advocacy fighting gentrification and displacement.

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  • National CAPACD's Response to State of the Union Address

    National CAPACD applauds the President for his continued commitment to support working families.

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  • National CAPACD Statement of Solidarity with Ferguson

    In response to the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, Lisa Hasegawa, Executive Director of the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) issued the following statement:
    “We stand in solidarity with Michael Brown’s family and friends and express sadness and outrage at the  grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
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  • In the News: Keeping Justice in Mind as We Talk Asset-Building

    By: Miriam Axel-Lute
    From: Rooflines
    September 23, 2014

    I attended my first ever Assets Learning Conference, put on by CFED last week, and I have to say it was mighty impressive.

    And I was particularly pleased to see that economic justice and things like reforming the tax code to be less regressive and reward savings by low- and middle-income Americans, rather than mostly the already wealthy, were being given an important place next to what feels like the aset-building movement's bread and butter discussions of savings programs and financial education.

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  • National CAPACD Newsletter: October 2014

    In this issue: 
    On the Road with National CAPACD
    AAPI Poverty Population Reaches 2.1 Million - AAPI Poverty Still Fastest Growing
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announces $1 Million Grant to National CAPACD
    National CAPACD Announces New Director of Policy and Civic Engagement
    National CAPACD Members Participate in National Voter Registration Day
    National CAPACD Co-hosting the People & Places Community Conference
    On the Road with National CAPACD
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  • JP Morgan Chase & Co. Announces $1 Million Commitment to Increasing Financial Capability

    June 11, 2014 (Washington, DC) – The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) announced earlier this week that they will be receiving a $1 million grant over two years from JP Morgan Chase & Co. to implement innovative financial capability programs for low- and moderate-income Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). With this investment, National CAPACD will support its membership of AAPI-serving organizations as they establish and grow programs that promote greater financial inclusion and economic security amongst youth and residents of affordable housing. 

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