Janet Kagan discusses how neglected neighborhoods and underserved rural towns can use creative thinkers to help keep communities alive by trusting nonlinear thinking and tolerating risk. Art-Force is a model for this type of economic revitalization.
According to a survey covering Eighth Federal Reserve District states, generational poverty is the issue having the greatest negative impact on low- and moderate-income people in metropolitan areas, while job availability is the No. 1 issue in rural areas.
IFF’s CEO explains how the opening of KIPP Inspire Academy has built momentum and renewal in St. Louis’ Fox Park neighborhood.
Revitalization of neighborhood business districts tend to be successful if they have a combination of local leadership, local funders, involved anchor institutions and engaged residents who are passionate about their community.
We investigate whether race and ethnicity influenced subprime loan pricing during 2005, the peak of the subprime mortgage expansion