It’s not you, it’s the internet: Navigating the changing landscape of communications and organizing

With this paper, the Center for Community Change attempts to define a new generation of best practices …

Messaging this Moment: A Handbook for Progressive Communicators

The rise of Trumpism has challenged every single aspect of being for progressives and our organizations. It is, as many of us have been saying, an existential threat to everything we care about …

Research Evidence as an Advocacy Tool in Housing Trust Fund Campaigns

This research initiative to demonstrate the impact of evidence—in this case, research that connects the availability of safe adequate homes to family health, educational opportunities, and supportive environments—on the success of campaigns to advance housing trust funds.

A Workbook for Creating a Housing Trust Fund

This workbook is based on more than 10 years of providing technical assistance to organizations, agencies
and governments in how to create and implement housing trust funds

Real Solutions for Real People Forum

The “Real Solutions for Real People” Summit took place on February 13, 2016. People came together to deepen their knowledge of and commitment to comprehensive solutions to economic, racial and environmental justice issues …

National Survey of Housing Trust Funds 2016

Annual Report 2016

The Center for Community Change (CCC) believes that the people directly affected
by injustice must drive the solutions to its causes. We help by building the capacity
of grassroots groups through trainings, analysis, and technical assistance;
by connecting groups into aligned, intersectional movements; and by directly
engaging citizens in civic life.

Infrastructure Privatization Policy Brief

The Hidden Cost of Infrastructure Privatization

Poverty Message Research

Over the past two years, the Center for Community Change, along with Lake Research Partners and ASO Communications, have been working toward one audacious goal: to revolutionize the way we talk about poverty. To get there, we needed a revolutionary way of thinking, which is why we decided to approach our problem as though we knew nothing.

FIRM Summit Presidential Forum

Presidential Candidate Governor Martin O’Malley addresses FIRM Summit members at a forum held on November 8.