Expanding Economic Opportunity

Lessons from the East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative

In this report the reader gets an overview of how the East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative created jobs and contracting work for low-income people of color, women and local Baltimore businesses during a huge community redevelopment project. The report includes lessons learned about incorporating the strategies of economic inclusion into community development, which places the East Baltimore initiative’s efforts within a national context. 

March 13, 2015

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The Long Road From C.J. Peete to Harmony Oaks

This report summarizes how McCormack Baron Salazar, a development firm, and its nonprofit subsidiary, Urban Strategies, involved residents in an 18-month redevelopment of New Orleans’ C.J. Peete public housing complex after Katrina.

November 19, 2014

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Tips for Collaborating Across Sectors to Achieve Results

A new working paper shares insights and tips from practitioners and investors involved in multisector efforts to achieve common, focused results that improve the circumstances for kids, families and communities — also known as collective impact.

September 26, 2014

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