December 6, 2013

NASA Helps Build Strong Cities and Communities

Cross posted from NASA.gov At NASA, we recognize that new space technologies and innovation are the underpinnings of all of our future missions and they feed directly into America’s economic well-being.  We also understand that for our nation to remain strong, our economy requires an advanced, globally competitive manufacturing community that invents and makes high-value-added […]

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May 2, 2013

HUD Announces Winning Consortium to Operate the Strong Cities, Strong Communities National Resource Network

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I am pleased to announce that HUD has selected a consortium that includes Enterprise Community Partners, Public Financial Management (PFM), HR&A Advisors, Inc., NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and the International City/County Management Association, Inc., to run and operate the Strong Cities, Strong Communities National Resource Network (SC2 Network).  The SC2 Network, funded […]

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February 21, 2013

Creating a Thriving Middle Class

During his State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a Plan for a Strong Middle Class and a Strong America.  His plan builds on the progress made during his first term and strengthens the middle class by making America a magnet for jobs and manufacturing, equipping every American with the skills they need […]

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June 19, 2012

White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities Announces New Executive Director

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Cross posted from White House.gov In March, President Obama established the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities to guide the coordination of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative (SC2), which launched in June 2011 and is aimed at creating new partnerships between federal agencies and localities to spark economic development in communities that have faced […]

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March 26, 2012

Strong Cities Strong Communities Fellowship Program Applications Due on Thursday March 30

Earlier this month, HUD, the German Marshall Fund, and the White House Domestic Policy Council launched the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC 2) Fellowship Program.  Applications for the SC2 Fellowship are due on Thursday March 30th. The SC2 fellowship is part of the SC2 Initiative which is a new and customized pilot initiative to spark […]

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