Despite Recovery, Prosperity Remains Out of Reach for Hoosier Families: Release of the Assets and Opportunity Scorecard and Week of Action

On January 25, 2016 the Indiana Assets and Opportunity Network, an IACED collaboration with the Institute for Working Families, began a Week of Action with the release of the 2016 […]

ATTEND: Transit Day at the Indiana General Assembly Session

Join the Indiana Citizens’ Alliance for Transit (ICAT) and many other transit supporters from all over Indiana at the Statehouse on Thursday, February 11, 2016 for Transit Day. This day […]

Indiana Legal Services Receives Funds to Counsel Hoosiers Facing Foreclosure

Indiana Legal Services (ILS), an IACED member will receive a $300,000 grant to support its foreclosure prevention services and debt counseling programs that the nonprofit offers free to struggling Indiana residents in all 92 counties. The $300,000 grant is paid for with funds received by the Attorney General’s Office and reserved for consumer protection efforts as part of a multi-state settlement with Chase Bank over alleged unlawful debt collection practices.

Opportunities: IACED Seeking Two AmeriCorps VISTA

Assets & Opportunity and Nonprofit Impact positions to build IACED and member capacity The Indiana Association for Community Economic Development (IACED) is seeking two AmeriCorps VISTA. The VISTAs will each serve […]

Exciting News from the Statehouse for IACED Members

Today, IACED’s policy team was hard at work fighting for critical legislative priorities.  IACED led the charge in moving forward two pieces of legislation addressing urgent IACED member interests and […]

Longtime IACED Member Organization CEO Larry Kleeman Files for Indiana House

After retiring from many years as the Executive Director of the Lincoln Hills Development Corporation at the end of 2015, Larry Kleeman made the decision to continue service to his community by […]

IACED Opposes SB309, Testifies in Support of the Low Income Housing Exemption

Today, IACED’s Convener and Policy Director, Kathleen Taylor offered testimony opposing Sen. Brandt Hershman’s bill, SB 309, omnibus state and local taxation bill  that would limit the use of the Low-Income […]

Solar Uniting Neighbors Program Receives Investment from Edwardsport Settlement

A group of advocacy organizations, including Citizens Action Coalition, Save the Valley, Sierra Club, and Valley Watch, joined a modified settlement that was filed today at the Indiana Utility Regulatory […]

Job Opportunity: IACED Seeking Resource Coordinator

The Indiana Association for Community Economic Development (IACED) is seeking a Resource Coordinator. The position of Resource Coordinator reports to the Associate Executive Director and supports the fundraising and convening […]

Community Economic Development Legislation to Watch at the 2016 Indiana General Assembly

IACED’s public policy agenda and priorities are based on a belief that a prosperous Indiana is one where upward mobility starts with meeting basic needs, leads to economic opportunity, and builds family assets. Assets are converted to private and public wealth to seed vibrancy, opportunity, and sustainability for those who live or are attracted to these great places.