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Center for Economic Inclusion: Columbia Heights Comprehensive Plan Comments

Posted: 28 Oct 18

The Center for Economic Inclusion (the Center) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the draft Columbia Heights 2040 Comprehensive Plan. As an organization dedicated exclusively to advancing inclusive growth to achieve regional prosperity, the Center has urged all cities in the metropolitan area to advance a racially equitable economy through their comprehensive plans. To maximize impact, the Center is submitting specific comments on the draft plans of the five metro area cities with the highest shares of people of color.

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Center for Economic Inclusion: Brooklyn Park Comprehensive Plan Comments

Posted: 26 Oct 18

The Center for Economic Inclusion (the Center) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the draft Brooklyn Park 2040 Comprehensive Plan. As an organization dedicated exclusively to advancing inclusive growth to achieve regional prosperity, the Center has urged all cities in the metropolitan area to advance a racially equitable economy through their comprehensive plans. To maximize impact, the Center is submitting specific comments on the draft plans of the five metro area cities with the highest shares of people of color.

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Video: Northside Storyville // Ep 9 // Building Wealth

Posted: 03 Oct 18

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines wealth as: abundance of valuable material possessions or resources. However, an individual’s description of wealth can certainly vary from the definition provided. In polls nationwide, many Americans call out ‘peace of mind’ as wealth or being able to live free from constraints. Not every ...

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Star Tribune: Inclusive hiring can ease Minnesota’s worker shortage

Posted: 21 Sep 18

By Editorial Board | Star Tribune Black, Hispanic employment rates still have room to improve. You can say it’s a sign of good times. The 2.9 percent unemployment rate registered in Minnesota in August is the lowest since December 1999 and is getting close to the all-time low, 2.5 percent, recorded almost 20 years ago. But […]

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Video: Northside Storyville // Ep 8 // Food + Place

Posted: 30 Aug 18

Like every neighborhood in every city around the world, North Minneapolis is a place connected to food. This intersection of food and place is critical for creating communities that are healthy, vibrant and sustainable. It is impossible to have life without food or a thriving community without access to healthy food. Enter farmers ...

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