Pages tagged "Economic Justice"
Catalyst Miami experimented with using financial apps to see if they help our clients save more money and create better financial habits. This report was prepared by the University of Miami.
A report by Urban Land Institute (ULI) Tampa Bay for the City of St. Petersburg with a particular focus on economic development and social equity strategies. Addressing a changing environment in an equitable way is a challenge that all Tampa Bay communities must grapple with. This report is intended to be a helpful guide region-wide. Catalyst Miami was a contributor.
A vision for equitable housing policy in south Florida communities and advocates fighting for dignified and sustainable housing for all.
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In July 2019, over 75 Miami-Dade County residents represented their neighborhoods at the Miami Housing & Energy Justice Congress, where over 40 demands related to neighborhood development and energy justice were voiced. This kicked off a seven month revision process collecting public feedback through community meetings. As a result, the Housing Justice in the Face of Climate Change Report was collaboratively developed by over 200 Miami-Dade County residents and stakeholders.
At its core, the Miami Climate Alliance is a coalition of organizations and individuals working to prioritize climate justice in South Florida. The Miami Climate Alliance seeks to achieve equity in resilience by building urgency around community well-being, strengthening networks of community members and organizations, raising awareness of climate change and sea level rise as threats to all forms of justice, and directly supporting those working to implement solutions in frontline neighborhoods now.
In this report, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Institute studies racial gaps in liquid assets, take-home income, and families' consumption response to income volatility.
This study investigated the relationship between personality metrics and savings behaviors amongst low-wealth individuals in Miami. A number of Catalyst Miami clients participated in the study, which included brain scans conducted by FIU Center for Imagine Science. This study was funded by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
This in-depth case study examines Catalyst Miami's work over two decades, evolving to meet the needs of Miami-Dade County's low-wealth communities. The case study was developed for the Kresge Foundation’s Next Generation Human Services Initiative in collaboration with Harvard Business School.
Catalyst Miami is part of a 30+ organization coalition urging local elected officials to utilize vacant public land for affordable development.
Connect Capital is an action plan released in May 2019 by the City of Miami and Miami Homes for All to address the city's affordable housing needs. The report is a result of more than a year of community-wide conversations with a goal of preserving & creating 12K affordable housing units. Catalyst Miami served on the steering committee.
As the connection between financial capability and social mobility is increasingly clear, public and private actors are moving to innovate and invest in an ecosystem that supports financial health for economically vulnerable households. Local governments are uniquely positioned to play a key role on the front line of these financial capability efforts.
This study, funded by JPMorgan & Co., explores the broad range of strategies that make up the financial capability landscape in U.S. cities, touching on programs and policy efforts deployed by and within municipalities. Our high-level scan of existing initiatives and the ways they fit together reveals the role that cities and their core institutions can play in promoting residents’ personal economic growth. This study mentions Catalyst Miami's work several times and was written by Urbane Development.