A District where all residents are part of thriving, livable communities that are socially, racially, and economically just.
CNHED’s 2016-2018 Strategic Plan Toward Equitable Communities
To help achieve this vision, CNHED fosters just and equitable community development solutions that address the needs and aspirations of low- and moderate-income District residents by convening, advocating, and educating diverse stakeholders.
CNHED aims to advance the production and preservation of affordable rental housing; address homelessness; promote sustainable development and operations; build and sustain cooperatives; promote tenant rights; provide opportunities for home ownership; ensure supportive and family services; grow small and micro businesses; cultivate career pathways through workforce development; and revitalize main street corridors.
GOAL 1: ADVOCATE
Galvanize and mobilize our constituents to advocate for policy, budget, and programmatic improvements that foster and sustain a District that is equitable for all.
GOAL 2: CONVENE
Bring diverse stakeholders together to learn, share, and inform, and engender shared responsibility toward solutions that lead to a District that is just and equitable for all residents.
GOAL 3: COMMUNICATE
Articulate and promote the vision for Equitable Communities; inform and educate; engage constituents; and promote the impact and accomplishments of the community development field.
GOAL 4: EQUIP
Build CNHED member and broader sector/field capacity to create and maintain Equitable Communities.
GOAL 5: STRENGTHEN
Ensure CNHED grows its fiscal and organizational strength and is responsive to a growing and diverse constituency and the community development sector.