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Casey’s New Project Has a Familiar Focus: Maintaining Safe, Affordable Housing in Atlanta

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Capitol View Apartments in Atlanta are getting an update to support affordable housing.

In Atlanta’s Adair Park neighborhood, development pressure and revitalization are putting affordable housing out of reach for many residents. Enter the Annie E. Casey Foundation and its partners, who are working to transform a local apartment building into modern, affordable one- and two-bedroom apartments for low-income families. 
 

Posted September 25, 2018

Community Investment Fund Spotlight: Careers in Automotive Repair

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The Automotive Training Center helps young people enter the automotive repair industry.

This blog post checks in with the co-founder and executive director of the Automotive Training Center, an organization that has utilized Community Investment Fund grants to help expand career opportunities for young people in Southwest Atlanta.

Posted August 8, 2018

City Accelerator Grant Aims to Strengthen Small Businesses in Southwest Atlanta

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Pittsburgh Yards in Southwest Atlanta is being developed to support the local community.

The City Accelerator program has selected Atlanta as one of five cities nationwide to receive a $100,000 grant supporting local businesses and job growth. The program, which stems from a joint effort between the Citi Foundation and Living Cities, aims to strengthen communities of color across the country.

Posted August 8, 2018

The Business Case for Economic Inclusion

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Women working in a healthcare setting

After intentionally shifting to support economic inclusion, Baltimore businesses have experienced stronger community ties and enhanced employee and client satisfaction. They’ve also seen workforce diversity increase — a change that has helped improve internal company decision-making, according to a new report from the Baltimore Integration Partnership.

Posted August 7, 2018

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Building Baltimore's Next Economy

Greater Baltimore has significant assets on which to build a more opportunity-rich next economy, but they aren’t being fully exploited. What can be done?