In these stories, explore the power of partnership to improve economic outcomes in low- and moderate-income communities across the US. 

Meet the people behind the projects

You might be familiar with their work. Now get first-hand accounts of partners collaborating with other organizations and agencies to effect positive change in communities today.
“I always focus on what keeps me here [at HAC]. It’s the work and the mission of the organization,” says Terri Charleston. Her work often extends beyond affordable housing to other rural development issues such as broadband access and helping veterans fund essential home improvement projects.
“Tell me the story of your life.” Every call Alex Fuentes made for the American Voices Project started with this same request. The project began as a way to study US poverty. It has grown into a trove of personal narrative and oral history of how people across the US experienced the COVID-19 pandemic.