This week, RCAC staff will join U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono and the nonprofit Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) to celebrate completion of 82 renovated or new historical and affordable agricultural worker rental homes in Kunia Village on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
Oakland, Calif. – In 2008, collapsing home values addled Americans across the nation, bankers were drawing scrutiny and the stock market was collapsing. It was difficult to understand the cause and to know where to keep one’s investments safe.
Join us and leaders of @HopeCreditUnion, @Oweesta, @RCACorg, @southernbancorp, & Alliance of African American CDFI CEOs for a discussion, Racial Justice: What Can I Do Now? on July 15th @ 11am PST. Anyone deploying impact capital is invited to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t7ZG6VZmSS6iK_25g3IasA
In the June special edition, learn about RCAC's response to COVID-19, from PPP lending to cloth mask and PPE deliveries. See how self-help housing groups have persevered during the pandemic, and more! #ruralmatters Read it here: https://www.rcac.org/network-news/network-news-june-2020/
The self-help housing build program continues, even with adjustments for safety! Here's a great highlight from @RCACorg covering some of the ways our partner nonprofits are making sure homeowners complete their houses on time: https://www.rcac.org/success-stories/self-help-perseveres-through-pandemic/
"... once CDFIs were brought in as PPP lenders they swiftly mobilized to help many of the smallest of these businesses—and recent data shows CDFI performance outpaced the larger lenders in the program." Read more https://shar.es/abHbNQ