August 02, 2018 | News
MAYOR PETE BUTTIGIEG: Coming Back Strong
For decades, life in my hometown of South Bend, Indiana was shaped by the hollowing out of the city's industrial base. Studebaker's manufacturing jobs had put us on the map, but when the company collapsed in 1963, it threw the city into economic shock overnight.
July 26, 2018 | News
MAYOR DAVID HOLT: Accelerating Oklahoma City’s Renaissance
This past spring, I took office as Mayor of Oklahoma City, America’s twenty-seventh largest city. Oklahoma City rightfully feels that it has come a long way over the last 25 years, and the word “renaissance” is thrown around rather freely in our city.
July 16, 2018 | Press Coverage
New Hotel or Affordable Housing? Race Is On to Define ‘Opportunity Zones’
A new Marriott hotel in the Phoenix area might seem a world apart from an affordable-housing complex in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles.
June 21, 2018 | News
Accelerator For America To Meet In Las Vegas, NV June 25 & 26
LAS VEGAS — The third meeting of Accelerator for America’s Advisory Council will take place in Las Vegas, NV on Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26.
June 06, 2018 | News
The Investment Prospectus Approach
By Bruce Katz & Jeremy Nowak, New Localism Advisors LLC.
April 27, 2018 | News
Can Opportunity Zones Catalyze Institutional Reform?
March 30, 2018 | News
Cincinnati's Sweet Spot
We visited Cincinnati last month to work with Mayor John Cranley and his team on a range of issues. If you haven’t been, go. The food, architecture and culture are all on par with any great city in the country. It’s a pretty special place, but it wasn’t always so glamorous.
March 22, 2018 | News
“They Get Hit Twice”: How The Loss of White-Collar Jobs Drains Our Cities
For many, the words “factory town” conjure up images of rusted-out machinery and abandoned smoke stacks.