A community development periodical for
the Ninth Federal Reserve District

October 2013

Development programs help ex-offenders join the workforce

Helping people who have criminal records find sustained, gainful employment could help produce savings and benefits for both the ex-offenders and society at large.

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Techies and neighborhood groups hack their way to community solutions

At civic hackathons, community leaders and volunteer technologists join forces to design and build digital tools that address local needs. More >

Collaborating to create affordable housing: A conversation with Alan Arthur of Aeon

Community Dividend asks Alan Arthur, president and CEO of Minneapolis-based Aeon, how his organization is navigating the post-recession affordable housing environment in the Twin Cities. More >

Long-awaited rules require the BIA to "buy Indian"

New rules that implement the Buy Indian Act of 1910 give procurement preferences to Indian-owned businesses. More >


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