Celebrating Freedman’s Bank 150th Anniversary

Last month Forward Cities Cleveland joined partners Operation Hope Cleveland and JumpStart Inc. in hosting a panel discussion, 50 Years and Counting: Renewing our commitment to inclusive prosperity as a legacy of Freedman’s Bank.  The panel’s purpose...

Federal Support for Local Innovation

What role can the federal government play in enabling local innovation and entrepreneurship?  In this month’s newsletter we shine a light on some of the important work that the U.S. Commerce Department is doing through the U.S. Economic Development...