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  Editor's Note: This publication is posted on a rolling bi-monthly schedule.
Updated June 24, 2013
community development meeting In the Neighborhood: Where Economic and Community Development Meet
6/24/2013 - Disinvested areas of cities must often combine community and economic development efforts to achieve the goals of both. In this Economic Development podcast, Rick Sauer and Lynn Martin Haskin of the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations discuss how local institutions can support economic development at the neighborhood level.
small business Trends in Small Business and Small Farm Loans
6/20/2013 - Community Reinvestment Act loans are intended to meet the needs of a community, including those in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. Here's a look at trends in national and southeastern data, focusing on small business and small farm loans.
workers Employer and Lower-Wage Employee Perspectives on Training and Advancement
5/28/2013 - How can the workforce development system better respond to people with disabilities? In a new Economic Development podcast, Kathy Krepcio, of Rutgers' Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, and Michael Morris, of National Disability Institute, discuss innovative programs and policies designed to ensure this sector is poised to meet employers' labor needs.