Category Archives: Economic development
While Detroit struggles with the effects of its bankruptcy, leading thinkers gathered at Wayne State University to discuss solutions. The conference, Detroit Bankruptcy & Beyond: Organizing for Change in Distressed Cities, was held last week, and Praxia Partners’ founder and … Continue reading
Praxia Partners’ founder Joe Recchie was invited to present at the upcoming Detroit Bankruptcy and Beyond: Organizing for Change in Distressed Cities conference. He’ll join experts, policymakers, community organizers, and researchers from across the nation to look at the fiscal health of modern American cities.
As part of our Innovative Finance Series, we’ve been following Cuyahoga County’s proposal to use Pay for Success to help homeless Ohio families remain intact. Today, we take a closer look the first steps of launching a Pay for Success … Continue reading
A new study shows that women are bearing the brunt of income inequality.
The New York Times recently created an interactive map that shows how far we have to go to eliminate poverty in the US. How does your community fare?
President Obama wants to raise the minimum wage by $1.75 to $9 per hour. Who might benefit?
As we prepare for Thanksgiving, food banks are bracing for unprecedented demand due to cuts in food assistance for the most vulnerable in society.