User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Regional
Category: Development :: Community Development
Last updated: Dec 01 2017 24:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In rural Colorado, can art provide an economic engine? 30.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A small town invests in affordable housing for the creative sector.
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I can read: Children learn to tell stories at this community library 26.11.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Paiute Tribe elders navigate a faltering health care system 23.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As federal funding dwindles, remote Nevada tribes struggle for access.
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PHOTOS: In this season of giving, Campbell Chapel AME makes generous donations to non-profits 20.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
PHOTOS: In this season of giving, Campbell Chapel AME, makes generous donations to non-profits
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Five Points church donates $20,000 to nonprofits 20.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Campbell Chapel AME Church, an historic black congregation in Denver's Five Points neighborhood, donated $20,000 to four non-profit organizations at a Sunday service.
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How the outsourcing of forestry jobs seeps into our public lands debates 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cash-strapped agencies use private contractors to the detriment of local communities.
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Colorado Divide: Is hemp the answer for a rural county hoping to rely less on mining? 27.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The threat of extinction has spurred hope in the West End of Montrose County, buoyed by innovation and a bohemian embrace of a new Montrose County economy that moves away from a traditional reliance on mining.
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When federal health care falls short, tribes improvise 27.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A growing number of tribes manage their own clinics and behavioral programs.
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In New Mexico, demographic shifts have helped job growth 25.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
An influx of immigrants is preventing economic stagnation in the borderlands.
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Warren Village’s College to Career program is providing a path to success for single-parent, low-income families 21.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Warren Village was established in 1974 in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood to offer single-parent families temporary housing. Now it's also helping them get an education.
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Why save the small town? 17.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cities may seem inevitable, but rural communities are finding ways to hang on.
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Infographic: Where in the West young people are moving 16.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Some counties in the region buck the aging trend.
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Amazon should follow DaVita’s lead and not fall for the best cash offer 6.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
I encourage Jeff Bezos and Amazon to choose Colorado for what they’re calling HQ2. And I suggest that they not demand a king’s ransom in return.
Warren Buffett says government should do more to combat poverty 4.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Billionaire Warren Buffett says America will continue to prosper overall, but government and philanthropists should do more to ensure that poverty doesn't remain a barrier success.
Outside of Colorado’s corridors of prosperity, these ZIP codes are experiencing the most economic distress 1.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado ranks highly when it comes to the share of its population living in prosperous areas. But swaths of southeastern Colorado continue to show high levels of economic distress, according to an index from the Economic Innovation Group.
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Many of the cities with the highest rates of teen shootings have populations of less than 250,000 9.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Size may play a role. In tightly packed neighborhoods, insults and perceived insults ricochet like shots in an echo chamber. One shooting inevitably leads to speculation about who will be targeted next.
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Here’s what you should know about the new potential 100-year agreement for Denver’s National Western Center 30.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
Denver city officials would exercise most of the control over a new National Western Center campus authority under a proposed 50-year agreement that was unveiled Tuesday.
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Real estate boom turns up heat on Leadville — “the last frontier mountain town” 27.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
Leadville could have withered along with the sputtering Climax mine up the road. But the community recast itself as a tourist destination and the work is paying off.
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Former gang members offered jobs, second chances, through community-bred program 14.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Formerly incarcerated men and former gang members have gained new jobs and second chances this year through a community employment program coordinated by Denver’s Impact Empowerment Group.
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The help Trump promised hasn’t come. So the “dying city” of Palatka, Fla., is determined to save itself. 9.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Palatka, a city of 10,400 swaddled by potato farms and a paper mill that employs a small fraction of the workers it once did, is desperate for an economy to call its own.
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