About Josie Faass
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Entries by Josie Faass
As I sit down to write this, the sun is just starting to rise and I can hear birds singing outside my windows. My dog comes into the room and sighs before lying down in her favorite spot on the … Read the rest
As I start writing this, it’s 6:06 a.m. I’ve been at my computer since 4:37am, buzzing between emails and updating our website, filling in my calendar with Zoom meetings and rearranging the sticky notes that line my computer monitor as … Read the rest
Our Executive Director Jodie Faass addresses the inequity of the impact of COVID-19 on our communities – both physically and financially – and how together, we can implement policies that benefit us ALL.
On November 9, 2016, I climbed the stairs, dreading what would come next. A moment later, I sat on my six-year-old’s bedside. “Who will save our environment?” he sobbed, his face buried in my lap. A few days later we … Read the rest
The idea that the earth belongs to all people, and should provide for all people, lies at the heart of the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation’s mission. As the U.S. finds itself in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, this foundational idea … Read the rest
It seems like we live in a different world than we did when I wrote to you all just last month. The markets have been fluctuating wildly, leaving even the professionals unsure of what comes next. We’ve all become (perhaps … Read the rest
A policy statement by the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation
The idea that the
earth belongs to all people, and should provide for all people, lies at the
heart of the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation’s mission. As nation after
nation grapples with the … Read the rest
It’s March and we’re “marching on” – get it? Okay, apologies for the terrible pun. But seriously, there is quite a bit going on here these days.
First, the program updates. Work continues on the interactive GIS map we’re creating … Read the rest
New Introductory Video
Land Value Taxation (also known as split-rate real property taxation, and two-tiered real property taxation) is a type of real property taxation. Whereas the typical real property tax taxes both land and the improvements on the land at the … Read the rest