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Metropolitan Planning Council interviews PFF Program Director Heather Parish

The Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) is partnering with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and the Metropolitan Mayor’s Caucus in an effort to boost the capacity of local, suburban governments. As they plan their efforts, they are turning to the nonprofit sector to learn about best practices in capacity buidling. MPC recently interviewed Pierce Family Foundation’s Program Director, Heather …

Resource guide for homeless service agencies

In April 2018, the Pierce Family Foundation convened several grantees for a conversation regarding the unique opportunities and challenges facing these agencies in working with staff teams that include employees from the community, their client base, and/or with those with lived experiences of homelessness or housing insecurity. The foundation has compiled notes from this conversation, …