WBEZ Bridging the funding gap for community-based real estate projects

Community Desk Chicago is a real estate development group that focuses on building wealth and investment in Black and brown communities on the city’s South and West sides. Reset learns more about the organization and how it’s shifting the city’s model of community...

Ja’Net Defell Unlocking access to capital

By Ja’Net Defell, Director June 7, 2021 I grew up on the South Side of Chicago in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. It was and still is a predominately Black community. I remember as a child that the highlight of my day was walking to the local family-owned...