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This Week in Community Development

  Wages, jobs and Justin Timberlake: that’s what was on our mind this week. Keep reading after the jump to see how all of these are more related than you might think!   In the News Invisible Child- a heartbreaking … Continue reading

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This Week in Community Development

First with the discouraging and then with the encouraging. (we like to focus on the positive) In disheartening news, this week’s reading offered major scrutiny of American policies and court decisions for exacerbating problems for marginalized citizens. However, leaders promise change, and innovative … Continue reading

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This Week In Community Development

  The Huffington Post is rallying the troops to support Chicago’s Southeast side this week, while analysts are still trying to sort out the ramifications of this month’s government shut down. And while new studies are showing Ohio is lagging … Continue reading

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This Week in Community Development

This week brought us more political squabbling but also temporary solutions as default debates and shutdown deals were made on the Hill.  Our government reopened, and crisis was (sort of) averted. Joseph Stiglitz wrote a fascinating analysis of income inequality … Continue reading

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This Week in Community Development- and International Day of the Girl

The news this week isn’t all that uplifting: our elected officials are still in the midst of perhaps the largest hissy fit in history, Ohio policy makers are engaged in an ugly battle over energy standards that could affect the … Continue reading

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This week in community development

Unless you’ve been actively avoiding the world- you probably have heard/noticed/been directly impacted by the US Government shutdown. Although our weekly round-up continues to include stories about community development that hit the news this week, and research and analysis regarding … Continue reading

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This Week in Community Development

First of all- Happy Independence Day! Hope you all enjoyed your holiday yesterday! This week brought us big news from Washington some good, some bad. Senator Brown spoke out on behalf of students everywhere as Washington wages war on student … Continue reading

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This Week in Community Development

This week we’ve been reading a lot about crowdfunding successes, energy policy implications, and how housing discrimination still occurs under the radar. It’s been an interesting week! Read all about these and more after the jump! For more renewable energy … Continue reading

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This Week in Community Development

Lots of news grabbing our attention this week! Solar projects, PACE progress, economic challenges, inspiring stories, a Google Global Impact award for our friends at SolarAid and more! Read about all of these and more after the jump!  

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This week in community development

We have to end this week with a big congratulations to our friends at Digital Data Divide (DDD) who received a Google Innovation Award for Education Training and Business Process Outsourcing! (All Africa) To read more about how DDD’s work is impacting communities read the … Continue reading

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