Anchor Institutions’ Contributions to Building Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems

Anchor Institutions' Contributions to Building Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems was jointly developed by LISC and Forward Cities with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

9.05.2019 -

Connecting Local People to the Prosperity of Place: Workforce Development Meets Industrial District Revitalization

This webinar presents research findings and a discussion with practitioners, employers and advocacy organizations about lessons they’ve learned while devising and implementing strategies to connect investments in industrial districts with workforce development programs.

8.26.2019 -

Letter from the Editor: Workforce Development Sector Partnerships

Read this Letter from the Editor to learn why we're highlighting one approach to workforce development: sector partnerships.

8.12.2019 -

Leveraging Procurement for Economic Equity

Culture, Collaboration & Capital: Leveraging Procurement for Economic Equity explores how the public sector, specifically local government, can promote equity through its procurement practices.

KIDSCount Data Book 2019

Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its KIDS COUNT Data Book, a resource that gathers information on various factors affecting the well-being of children in the United States. The report is accompanied by a data center that allows users to view data on trends in their states as well as nationwide.