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  • December 03, 2014 | The Daily Nonpareil

    Study: Not Everyone Benefiting from Strong Local Economy

    The Council Bluffs-Omaha region has a strong economy, according to urban research experts, but its benefits are not equal to all.
    “It’s not being shared within the community,” said Sarita Turner, senior associate for PolicyLink, a national research organization. “If we don’t invest in our most...
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  • November 20, 2014 | Next City

    What's the Secret to Putting Young City-Dwellers to Work?

    As America moves toward becoming a minority-majority nation, the way that cities prepare young people for entering the workforce, particularly young people of color, is critical. Recently, when I was checking out PolicyLink’s new National Equity Atlas — a great tool that aims to connect...

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