Future Fortunes: Trends in Educational Attainment in the Most Populous Metros

Future Fortunes: Trends in Educational Attainment in the Most Populous Metros

In this second Partners Update article in a series, the authors examine educational attainment trends across the country's 50 largest metropolitan areas and how the trends may have different implications for cities and suburbs.
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The Role of Place-Based Initiatives in Community Development

The Role of Place-Based Initiatives in Community Development

As the name says, these initiatives are designed to concentrate investments in a specific location, and some couple infrastructure and human capital investments. This Partners Update article summarizes place-based initiatives, describes challenges for communities incorporating such a strategy, and discusses best practices.
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Community Development Financial Institutions: Providing Capital for Revitalization

Community Development Financial Institutions: Providing Capital for Revitalization

The lenders, also known as CDFIs, provide capital for affordable housing, small businesses, schools, health centers, and manufacturing facilities. This Partners Update article discusses CDFIs doing business in the Southeast.
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