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    America’s Tomorrow: Building an Equitable Innovation Economy in Portland; Artists, Youth, and Communities in Baltimore Envision Fair Development Without Displacement

     

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America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

August 18, 2016

By Alexis Stephens The Equitable Innovation Economies initiative is a multiyear effort led by the Pratt Center for Community...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

August 4, 2016

By Courtney Hutchison With a résumé that includes seven years’ experience harvesting produce, restoring national parks, and...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

July 21, 2016

By Courtney Hutchison In the last year, city officials in New Orleans, Cleveland and Nashville have found themselves scrambling...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

July 12, 2016

By Alexis Stephens Like many cities across America, Rochester, New York, is a city of striking economic and social contrasts:...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

June 16, 2016

Safi Majidzadah. By Courtney Hutchison Just a few months ago, Safi Majidzadah was living out an all-too-familiar horror story...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

June 2, 2016

By Alexis Stephens When the brick industrial building located at 1647 South Blue Island Avenue was constructed in Chicago’s...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

May 5, 2016

By Courtney Hutchison Larry Thomas is an ambitious guy. In hopes of becoming an electrician, he spent two years studying nine...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

April 21, 2016

By Kalima Rose In Milwaukee, one in eight renters — disproportionately people of color — are evicted every two years, and this...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

April 7, 2016

By Alexis Stephens At the beginning of her new book Forked: A New Standard for American Dining, author Saru Jayaraman...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

March 24, 2016

By Courtney Hutchison Seven years ago, Jahaun McKinley could not have imagined his life today — a thriving career, a place in...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

March 11, 2016

Caption: A Detroit Food Academy student Alexis Stephens At Whole Foods Markets and farmers’ markets in the Detroit...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

February 25, 2016

By Fran Smith Nearly three years ago developers, unions, community leaders, and government officials in Oakland, California,...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

February 2, 2016

The dramatic growth of communities of color has laid the foundation for a new progressive American majority with the potential...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

January 22, 2016

By Fran Smith What’s the secret to fostering sustained, inclusive economic growth in America? There’s no single answer but...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

January 7, 2016

By Alexis Stephens In 2012, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) — the largest school district in the nation —...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

December 18, 2015

By Courtney Hutchison America’s Tomorrow is launching Equity Speaks, an interview series that will feature the work of leaders...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

December 2, 2015

This year’s Equity Summit, held October 27 to 29 in Los Angeles, featured the work and insight of nearly 300 leaders in equity —...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

November 11, 2015

By Alexis Stephens “I think my most skillful trait is the ability to pivot,” said Angelica Ross. “I believe that pivoting is a...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

October 22, 2015

Equity Summit 2015: All in for inclusion, justice, and prosperity will take place next week, October 27-29 in Los Angeles. For...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

October 9, 2015

By Courtney Hutchison As Equity Summit 2015 approaches, America’s Tomorrow will showcase the work of a few of the 100-plus...