The New School’s Community Development Finance Lab was selected as one of three courses across the country to receive the Innovative Curriculum Award from the Association for Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), the biggest academic planning association in the country, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Taught by Kevin McQueen — a partner at BWB Solutions LLC, a national consulting firm specializing in planning, governance and impact investing — the Community Development Finance Lab works with community-based organizations and public sector agencies to conduct feasibility studies and build financial models for their community economic development and impact investment projects.

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