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September 23, 2014

Pratt Center staff joined hundreds of thousands of people marching down Manhattan’s WestSide on Sunday September 21st to call attention to the impacts of climate change – and demand a shift in the status quo. The "People's Climate March" was scheduled ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit meeting this week.

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September 23, 2014

The New York City Council unveiled a far-sighted policy platform to strengthen New York City’s commitment to a greener, more sustainable and more environmentally-friendly future. This legislative package addresses key areas in the fight against global climate change, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy efficiency, and encouraging low-carbon...

September 17, 2014

Philadelphia will host this year’s National Convening of the Urban Manufacturing Alliance (UMA) – the only collaborative conference of its kind, which brings together economic development professionals focused exclusively on the manufacturing sector.

 Taking place on October 15-17, the Convening is a forum to share best practices, exchange experiences, innovate...

July 14, 2014

The CDC Oral History Project. Community development corporations (CDCs) struggle to address problems of social, economic, and physical distress in low and moderate-income communities throughout the United States. Their...