December 6, 2011

Investments and Results in the Latino Community

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Last week, Secretary Donovan provided the key note address at the 7th Annual conference of the  National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) and highlighted the Obama Administration’s investments in Latino communities and organizations. These investments have helped create jobs, stabilize home prices in neighborhoods hard hit by the housing crisis and helped thousands of […]

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November 28, 2011

Secretary Tours Completed Neighborhood Projects in Rhode Island and Speaks of Future Possibilities

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This morning Secretary Donovan toured the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island to highlight local success stories of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).  Joining Secretary Donovan on the tour were U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, as well as Providence Mayor Angel Taveras. The tour not only served […]

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November 10, 2011

Project Rebuild Hits Phoenix

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Today, Secretary Donovan stopped by Phoenix to highlight to sustained success of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and see firsthand how the program has impacted the city.  Along with Congressman Ed Pastor and Mayor Phil Gordon, the Secretary toured the Southland Neighborhood of Phoenix. 

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November 9, 2011

Moving Forward Together

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Earlier today, Secretary Donovan traveled to Detroit to participate in the plenary portion of PolicyLink’s 2011 Equity Summit.  Entitled, “America’s Tomorrow: Equity as the Superior Growth Model,” the discussion examined the country’s shifting demographics; specifically the notion that people of color will soon become the majority of the population.  A national research and action institute, […]

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October 13, 2011

In Cleveland, Another Reason America Needs Project Rebuild

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Today, the Washington Post takes a look at Cleveland, a city hit hard by foreclosures that have left houses abandoned and decaying, dragging down nearby home values and threatening to further destabilize struggling neighborhoods. There’s good news, though. Cleveland has solid recipe for recovery cooking – and if passed, the American Jobs Act would provide […]

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