Monthly Archives: December 2013

Redefining Rust Belt: The Local Impact of Anchor Institutions in Detroit, Baltimore, Cleveland and Philadelphia

By Robin Newberger and Maude Toussaint-Comeau The Federal Reserve Banks of Richmond, Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Chicago-Detroit Branch recently held a discussion on the roles of anchor institutions and cultural and art organizations in the revitalization of urban neighborhoods, the second … Continue reading

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Community Colleges and Industry: How Partnerships Address the Skills Gap

By Emily Engel Community Development departments across the Federal Reserve System have for many years focused on workforce development measures as a means to address poverty. Low- and moderate-income (LMI) populations tend to have less education than higher income populations.  … Continue reading

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