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Category: Community Innovation

Forward Cities’ Community-Led Revitalization Efforts in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

February 19, 2021 | By Aaron Wiener and Forward Cities Staff

When Nicole Vigilante lost her part-time job as a dietician, she decided it was time to pursue something different. Vigilante, who was born and raised in….

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Community Entrepreneurship Accelerator Launched in New Haven, CT

February 4, 2021 | By Symone Fogg & The New Haven E3 Team

Entrepreneurship can be a pathway to wealth and social change for communities and families. But racial economic disparities, institutionalized discrimination and lack of resources make entrepreneurship….

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Pittsburgh’s Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (E3) Network

November 20, 2020 | By Hassan Bazzi, Director of Community Innovation

Editors Note: Hassan Bazzi is Forward Cities' Director of Community Innovation. This article is part of a broader series designed to highlight the journeys of entrepreneurs….

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Indianapolis Culturally-Affirming Neighborhood Coworking Space with Business Incubator

November 4, 2020 | By Kaliah Ligon

  Editors Note: Kaliah Ligon leads Forward Cities' on the ground entrepreneurial ecosystem building efforts as the Local Director for Indianapolis, IN. This article is part….

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