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Opportunity Zones are imperfect, but they are here. We can choose to sit on the sidelines and criticize. Or, we can try to make up for the federal government’s failings and make them work for those most in need. We have chosen the latter course.
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POLICY PAPER URGES RADICAL SHIFT IN APPROACH TO REVITALIZING DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES
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Reflecting on the Mastercard Global Inclusive Growth Summit I’m on a plane to Dayton, Ohio right now for an investor summit that Accelerator for America is co-hosting with Mayor Nan Whaley.
Community Wealth
The United States is witnessing a radical shift—a quiet revolution—in its approach to the revitalization of distressed urban communities.
Philly
Drexel’s metro finance director on what we can learn from the Illinois Medical District
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Accelerator for America Joins Call on Policymakers to Address 20+ Years of Stagnant Startup Rates October 17, 2019 — American entrepreneurship and the rate of new businesses have remained essentially flat for nearly 20 years — a troubli
Erie
Ed Mahon (Erie) — John Persinger pointed to the pieces of wood marked with an orange “H.” The “H,” he explained, stands for “hole in the ground.”
Accelerator
October 7, 2019 — Accelerator for America helped launch the first cohort of FUSE Corps Executive Fellows focused on Opportunity Zones – Gil Keinan, San Bernardino, CA; Stacy Cumberbatch, Riverside, CA; Clair Whitmer, Fresno; and Angeline Johnson, Wichita, KS – who begin their yea
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Read the latest piece from our President and CEO, Rick Jacobs, on his recent trip to Detroit for the Michigan Municipal League's annual convention.
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The MML Annual Convention, our first FUSE Corps training, and the launch of our OZ Regional Training Programs...a lot happened this month!