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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October 12, 2011

Project Rebuild: In Richmond and Columbus, a Case for the American Jobs Act

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Last week, Secretary Donovan visited Richmond, VA and Columbus, OH to see firsthand how previous neighborhood stabilization efforts have helped revitalize neighborhoods, create jobs,  stabilize home prices, and stimulate  local economies. It was a chance to see the impact HUD has had in neighborhoods that were affected by the foreclosure crisis and also demonstrate how […]

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