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Community & The Regional Economy

Leveraging Anchor Institutions for Economic Inclusion
How to develop an anchor strategy for equitable economic growth
"Cultivating Green Energy on Brownfields: A Nuts and Bolts Primer for Local Governments"
A starting point for local governments interested in investigating renewable energy developments for brownfields in their community.
"City and Suburban Job Holding and Job Locations"
A paper providing background information on resident employment and job locations in the six metropolitan areas included in the LISC-Urban Institute-Federal Reserve Discussion Series.
LISC Experts Online: "The New Regionalism: Rethinking States, Neighborhoods, and Metropolitan Solutions"
Answers about the evolving regional planning landscape and how it relates to sustainable communities.
"Neighborhood Employment Strategies in Metropolitan Labor Markets"
A paper examining the efforts over the last three decades to link the unemployed and under-employed with jobs.
"It's the economy, stupid!"
A series of articles outlining why connecting a neighborhood to broader local and regional economies is important to a community's well-being.
LISC Experts Online: "Smart Growth Revisited: Community Developers and Sustainability Moving Forward"
A discussion on smart growth as it relates to community and the work of community development.
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