Today we learned that Project 17 (A community led project in 17 counties in southeast Kansas) is going to be supported by a USDA and EDA sponsored program. We are really happy to be part of this program and it’s great to see federal programs working together to support local initiatives. Here is the proposal as . . . → Read More: Project 17 is among Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge recipients
The Alliance for American Manufacturing released a report recently “Preparing for the 21st century : Revitalizing American Manufacturing to Protect, Respond and Recover ” focused on the idea of the role played by manufacturing sector in protection, response and recovery in event of natural disasters.
Revitalizing America’s domestic manufacturing capacity must become a clear and urgent national priority at all levels of government and among industry leaders. The future . . . → Read More: Revitalizing American Manufacturing to Protect, Respond and Recover
A Cluster Grows in Chicago.
There’s been a run of good news for Chicago recently which, apart from giving Mayor Rahm Emanuel some happy headlines, tell us something about the nature of global cities, about the shape of this new economy, and about who wins and who loses.
Richard C. Longworth on his The Midwesterner blog . . . → Read More: A Cluster Grows in Chicago