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Poverty Simulation May 1st 2014 WCCC New Ken

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Community Champions — Where Would Our Communities Be Without Them? — Economic and Community Development — Penn State Extension

There are a lot of research documents, case studies, and resources out there for communities to draw from, if they intend to become more vibrant. But not if there is no leader with the commitment and determination — and the … Continue reading

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Eye On The Future Leads To More Engaged Community Leaders, Citizens — Westmoreland County — Penn State Extension

New Kensington concerned citizens met with Penn State Extension Economic and Community Development Educator John Turack to learn how to positively visualize the towns future as a community. Penn State Extension Educator John Turack presenting to approximately 70 New Kensington … Continue reading

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Future Story Community Visioning Project Report

Here is the final version of the report on the community visioning project.   Future Story Community Visioning project report final

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The Character of a Community-Distinctiveness

This is an interesting article from the PA Downtown Center Around the world, cities are seeking the recipe for economic success in a rapidly changing global marketplace. Indispensable assets in a post–industrial economy include well-educated people, the ability to generate … Continue reading

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Building a Healthy Bridges Initiative | aha! Process, Inc. Blog

Picture if you will a successful Bridges community—one where all sectors and economic classes are working together toward a healthy, sustainable community. A community where lives are being strengthened. A community where those in poverty are provided the opportunity and … Continue reading

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Article: Building Human and Social Capital in the Community | aha! Process, Inc. Blog

The most common area of focus among human service organizations is the first one—behaviors of the individual. At Community Action Partnership (CAP), we’ve found that just focusing on helping our program participants learn new behaviors isn’t enough. We also have … Continue reading

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