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New report analyzes local hiring as an anti-poverty tool. In the last few months, local hiring has rapidly gained... More

Raising the federal minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2020, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act of 2015, would lift... More

The nationwide emergence of food hubs is an indicator that local food is becoming more readily available in... More

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As farmers, retailers, hospitals and schools strive to meet the demand for local foods, a new report by AGree, a... More

“Families Funding Change” explores state of social justice giving within family philanthropy. Foundations funded and... More

Shawn Escoffery, Director of Surdna’s Strong Local Economies program, discusses how equity drives the program’s grant... More
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