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Community Development and the Strength of the St. Louis Region

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The strength of the St. Louis region hinges largely upon the health and vitality of our neighborhoods… all of our neighborhoods. Strong neighborhoods are important because they help regions compete in the global economy. Community development organizations can often make the difference between a strong neighborhood and one that continues to struggle or¬†declines. Yet the region’s count of and network among these organizations remains weak. In addition to strengthening our region generally, a stronger community development system will also make our region more attractive¬†to national foundations with a focus on … Read More

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