Civil Rights Institute Kickoff Event Photos

Our kickoff event was a huge success! Thank you to the more than 200 community leaders and residents of the Inland Empire who attended and made onsite donations!

Welcome to the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California



The Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California is the marquee component of a 92,000 square foot project that will also provide 72 units of urban workforce housing and a new home for the offices of the for Fair Housing Council of Riverside County.

What's Been Accomplished to Date?

Silent Phase of Fundraising Underway

Development Team Assembled:

  • Fair Housing Council of Riverside County
  • Wakeland 501(c)(3)

Project Planning and Commitments:

  • Site acquired and assembled
  • Commitment from the City of Riverside
  • Conceptual site and facility planning complete

Capital Financing 96% Identified:

  • $11 million equity generated by Low Income Housing Tax Credits
  • $2 million permanent loan
  • $14 million Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities loan
  • $ 1.5 million general partners contribution
  • $ .7 Fair Housing fund raising
  • $ 2.8 million Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention loan
  • $ 3 million City of Riverside loan

Total $ 35 million