Cities of Opportunity
Healthy People, Thriving Communities

Economic Opportunity Resources

NLC Web Forums

How Cities and Anchor Institutions Can Work Together to Improve Health and Wellbeing in Their Communities

 


 

CitiesSpeak Blogs

NLC Economic Mobility Task Force Blog Series:

Why Workforce Development Matters for Mayors

An Insider Look at Equitable Economic Development in Baltimore

Equitable Economic Development Fellowship – Testimonials and Interviews with Cities

How Six Cities are Pursuing Equity and Innovation in Economic Development

 


 

NLC Reports and Tools

Keeping the American Dream Alive: Expanding Economic Mobility and Opportunity in America’s Cities– NLC Task Force on Economic Mobility and Opportunity

Bridging the Urban Rural Economic Divide

Workforce Investment Strategies to Support Local Economies

 


 

Partner Organization Resources

What Shapes Health series – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF):

Cities Building Community Wealth– Democracy Collaborative

Examining the Local Value of Economic Development Incentives – Evidence from Four US Cities– Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

Guide to Equitable Neighborhood Development – NALCAB (National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders)

Success Measures Evaluation Tools for Measuring Health Outcomes– NeighborWorks America

Small Business as a Sustainable Solution, Small Business and the Racial Wealth Gap – Interise

Policy Link Resources/Publications: