October 7, 2019 — Accelerator for America helped launch the first cohort of FUSE Corps Executive Fellows focused on Opportunity Zones – Gil Keinan, San Bernardino, CA; Stacy Cumberbatch, Riverside, CA; Clair Whitmer, Fresno; and Angeline Johnson, Wichita, KS – who begin their yea
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Read the latest piece from our President and CEO, Rick Jacobs, on his recent trip to Detroit for the Michigan Municipal League's annual convention.
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The MML Annual Convention, our first FUSE Corps training, and the launch of our OZ Regional Training Programs...a lot happened this month!
We made a splash in OKC during our latest Advisory Council meeting. Read our September newsletter here!
Milken OZ workshops release
A collaboration of leading cross-sector groups announced the launch of a series of regional training programs for public sector professionals regarding how to leverage Opportunity Zone investments to catalyze local economic development.
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It seems the road to OZ may not be paved with good intentions.
For two years, investors and neighborhood leaders in cities around the country have responded to economic Opportunity Zones (OZs) with hope and hesitation.
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The Accelerator for America organization is less than two years old, but it's already counting a recently announced project in Oklahoma City as one of its victories.
A new alliance of city officials from across the country hailed Oklahoma City as a model for community development and promotion of inner-city projects using opportunity zone incentives.