Recruitment and Retention in Community Development

On September 30th, PACDC and NeighborWorks America hosted a CDLI training on recruitment and retention in community development. Ann L. Silverman shared findings from an 18-month study reviewing strategies, programs and practices throughout the country that could be adopted to strengthen the staffing and leadership development practices within the nonprofit community development field. The study evaluated programs across the nation for their effectiveness, commonalities, and feasibility for replication. Stephen Briggs of Wells Fargo and Harry Tapia of HACE shared what this works looks like on the ground in Philadelphia.