What’s cultural strategy? How does it work, and why does it matter? New guide explains the concept and offers practical steps for initiating and deploying cultural strategy.
This study describes a collaborative redevelopment initiative by multiple anchor institutions in and around Cleveland’s University Circle district. The goals are to rebuild neighborhoods and improve the economic opportunities of the people who live there.
America is rich in expertise and dollars, but a desperately needed infrastructure renewal depends on something else
Manuel Pastor discusses demographic changes and uses recent data to illustrate present and future race and equity scenarios.
Imagine a sustainable neighborhood. What would you see? Would it look and feel different than the neighborhood you currently live in or near?
A new study by the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, a Surdna Foundation grantee, is the first national employer survey of work and human resource management in the US Restaurant Industry. The report “High Road 2.0” documents the range of practices adopted by employers and how those practices affect turnover and employment stability—problems that are endemic across the industry.
U.S. transit agencies currently invest about $5.6 billion annually in new buses and trains. In her research, economist Jeannette Wicks-Lim measures how many more jobs could be created from public transit investments if they were required to contain a higher level of domestic content than the 60 percent required by the current federal "Buy America" policy.
This fact sheet outlines the major regulatory changes and their effects on workers, the industry, and the states of the U.S. Department of Labor’s final regulations that apply the federal minimum wage and overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act to most of the two-million-plus home care workers in the United States.
The market study reveals facts, insights and possibilities that have been overlooked and untapped for far too long. Based on market research conducted in Washington, Oregon, Montana and South Dakota, this report makes the case for Native arts as a strong and available economic force in Indian Country.
Partnership affiliates are bringing together strong coalitions of labor, faith, community and civil rights organizations, with the goal of leveraging transit investments to bring positive transformations to all communities.
Fostering sustainable communities in the United States — communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures.