Community Development Digest

Promise Zones

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Obama Administration Names Nine Final ‘Promise Zones’ for 2016

Through the Promise Zone Initiative, the federal government will work strategically with local leaders to boost economic activity and job growth, improve educational opportunities, reduce crime and leverage private investment to improve the quality of life in these vulnerable areas.

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Feds Open Final Round of ‘Promise Zone’ Competition

Communities may now apply to be designated a Promise Zone under the third and final round competition, officials at the Department of Housing & Urban Development and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this past week.

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Agencies Seek Comments for Final Round of ‘Promise Zones’

The Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) seek written comments on ways to improve the third and final round of the Promise Zones competition, which opens this Fall. Deadline for comment is Sept. 28.

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Obama Administration Creates Eight New ‘Promise Zones’

The Obama administration on Tuesday (April 28) announced the creation of eight new Promise Zones across the country, including six cities, one rural area, and one tribal community.

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Promise Zones Schools Win Share of Community Grants

School districts within the Education Department’s new Promise Zones leveraged the designation into funding through a $10 million program to help bolster a range of school-based health and academic services for underserved students.

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Competition to Designate Next Round of Promise Zones

The Promise Zones are part of President Obama's plan to create a new pathway to the middle class by partnering with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, improve educational opportunities, and reduce violent crime.

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Agency Sets ‘Promise Zones’ Priorities

Under this new initiative, the federal government will invest and partner with these communities to create jobs, increase economic activity, improve educational opportunities, leverage private investment and reduce violent crime.

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