Community Leaders Agree on Economic Development


Community leaders are in the process of syncing its parallel goals and objectives: A committee was formed to create a structure of a new economic development organization.

The organization is yet to be named, however. The committee gathered on its third meeting to discuss the goals of the new entity but not the funding, governing or staffing. Meetings on the draft program of work will continue throughout the year, and should be in place by early 2014.


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Federal Programs Related to - Community Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses.

Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones




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Harvard Law School Welcomes Social Enterprise


The Social Enterprise Law Association (SELA), founded by Bea Hinton and Thea Sebastian, is a student-led organization at Harvard Law School designed to connecting the rift between the private and public sectors, while offering a space for students to transform their ideas into initiatives by applying their newfound legal skills to build meaningful careers.




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