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The research literature on Wal-Mart: Some frowns, some smiley faces

Fedgazette , Volume 20 , Issue Jan , Pages 6-7

By the numbers: data and measurement in community economic development

a speech at the Greenlining Institute's Thirteenth Annual Economic Development Summit, Los Angeles, California (via satellite)
Speech , Paper 190

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Investing in our communities: \\"new markets\\" programs offer financial incentives to encourage investment

Late last year Congress produced two pieces of legislation focusing on economic development in low-income communities. Both aim to encourage investment in America's economically distressed communities.
Community Reinvestment Forum , Issue Sum

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Equipping communities to achieve equitable transit-oriented development

Though transit-oriented development (TOD) is uniquely positioned to benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities, most TOD projects do not focus on the interests of LMI communities and in some cases have dramatically disrupted low-income neighborhoods. However, there are several tools and strategies that can help mitigate the potential negative impacts of TOD and maximize benefits for LMI communities. This article examines Denver's TOD fund, Oakland CA's Fruitvale Village, and Longfellow Station in Minneapolis, MN, highlighting the equity provisions built into each model.
Community Investments , Volume 22 , Issue Summer

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Ties that bind: income inequality and income segregation

Widening inequality is experienced not at the national level, but rather on a community by community basis. Learn about income inequality and its relationship to income segregation.
Community Investments , Volume 23 , Issue Fall

It takes a neighborhood: purpose built communities and neighborhood transformation

Franklin and Edwards state that concentrated poverty is the problem, and that a holistic, neighborhood based solution that is specific to the circumstances is the essential response. Citing Purpose Built?s successful work in Atlanta, Franklin and Edwards say the response must be integrated, including mixed-income housing, cradle-to-college education, supportive community facilities and resident involvement. Accomplishing the integration requires breaking down silos, especially within government at all levels. While funds are needed, much can be accomplished by redirecting existing funding to ...

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Houston strikes it big with drilldown

e-Perspectives , Issue 4

Community revitalization: lessons from Anacostia

a speech at Operation HOPE?s Anacostia Economic Summit, Washington, D.C.
Speech , Paper 193

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Community development financial institutions: at the crossroads in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 21 community development financial institutions (CDFIs). Collectively, approximately $1.5 billion has been allocated to these organizations since the inception of the CDFI Fund at the U.S. Treasury.1 In addition, Wisconsin community development organizations have been awarded approximately $1.3 billion in New Markets Tax Credits; 41 percent of this amount went to CDFIs.2
Profitwise , Issue Jul , Pages 13-17



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