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Connecting to regional markets

Six cities strategize on how to hitch poor neighborhoods to their metro regions’ economic engines

A coalition you never thought you’d see

When it comes to the housing crisis, leafy suburbs are sharing the pain with gritty urban communities. Maybe they should start sharing the solutions, too.

Big ideas sparked by the housing crisis

A six-city discussion of housing, regional development and urban neighborhoods expanded into a wider conversation.

Videos posted of the June 20 Neighborhoods and Labor Markets Seminar

Videos of the Neighborhoods and Labor Markets seminar, held on June 20 in Chicago and six satellite cities, have been posted here.

Finding -- and filling jobs -- means building relationships

During the June 20 Neighborhoods and Labor Markets Seminar in Chicago and simulcast six other cities, a major theme was the need for building relationships with employers.

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