Reports

Reports

The Mel King Institute report library houses research reports and policy briefs relevant to the community development sector from organizations all over the country.

  • Report Title:
    Author: National Low Income Housing Coalition | Year: 2019
    Description:

    Every year, the National Low Income Housing Coalition publishes the Advocates’ Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy to educate advocates of all kinds about the programs and policies that make housing affordable to low-income people across America. Whether you are a new employee at a housing agency, a student in an urban planning program, or a seasoned affordable housing advocate looking for a refresher on key programs, this book will give you the overview of housing programs and advocacy tools you need to be a leader in the affordable housing movement.

  • Author: Ofronama Biu, Senior Research Associate at Building Movement Project (BMP) | Year: 2019
    Description:

    This report reveals that women of color encounter systemic obstacles to their advancement over and above the barriers faced by white women and men of color. Education and training are not the solution—women of color with high levels of education are more likely to be in administrative roles and are more likely to report frustrations about inadequate and inequitable salaries. BMP’s call to action focuses on systems change, organizational change, and individual support for women of color in the sector.  

  • Author: Elena Byhoff, MD, MSc Tufts Medical School Lauren A. Taylor, MDiv, MPH Harvard Business Schoo | Year: 2018
    Description:

    This report aims to address this knowledge gap by summarizing the findings from a qualitative study that sought to better understand how CBOs are responding to the health care sector’s movement into SDOH programming in Massachusetts. 

  • Author: Third Sector New England and the Boston Foundation | Year: 2017
    Description:

    This report was created in response to growing concern about the unprecedented number of leaders exiting from

    and transitioning within the nonprofit sector—a sector that struggles with chronic infrastructure challenges and

    is unprepared for these transitions—as well as the need to support a racially diverse group of people who will be

    stepping into these leadership roles