On Tuesday, September 28 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, the White House Office of Urban Affairs is hosting a live chat on the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative to support the transformation of distressed neighborhoods into neighborhoods of opportunity.
Posted by Barry Johnson on August 20, 2010 at 3:35 PM
Barry Johnson, a member of the Regional Innovation Cluster Working Group, writes on the group's work developing collaborative federal funding streams in an effort to make coordinated, flexible, and regionally-customized investments in places to obtaining maximum return on a region’s unique economic assets and competitive strengths.
Posted by Thomas Abt, Larkin Tackett and Luke Tate on August 3, 2010 at 4:37 PM
Members of the Neighborhood Revitalization Working Group write on their work integrating housing, education, justice and health programs with the overarching goal of transforming neighborhoods of concentrated poverty into neighborhoods of opportunity – neighborhoods that provide the opportunities, resources, and environment for children, youth, and adults to maximize their life outcomes.
On Thursday, Derek Douglas, Special Assistant to the President for Urban Policy, spoke at the National Urban League’s Centennial Conference on how Administration efforts will shape what black America will look like by 2025.