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New welding school provides jobs, new starts

/   Graig Graziosi, The Vindicator

Centered in one of the most economically distressed areas of the city, Flying HIGH Inc.’s new welding school hopes to play a part in improving the area. […] Magada said he chose the North Side location after reading an Economic Innovation Group report on the most economically distressed areas of the country, which mentioned the city’s…

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Your Turn: November 17

/   John Lettieri and Steve Glickman, My San Antonio

Many Americans still feel left behind by the economic recovery. Our research shows these anxieties are not misplaced. Economic well-being varies drastically between communities, often blocks apart from one another. One in 6 Americans lives in a distressed community. … By: Steve Glickman and John Lettieri, My San Antonio Read the full article here.

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Encouraging Entrepreneurship: GIPC Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month

/   Courtney Paul, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center

Fortunately, American entrepreneurial growth doesn’t seem to be slowing any time soon. A survey published by EY and Economic Innovation Group estimated that 62 percent of millennials have considered starting their own business. And even more encouraging is that 72 percent of millennials feel entrepreneurship is “essential” for economic growth and job creation. With sentiments…

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To Create More Economic Dynamism, Empower Entrepreneurs Of Color

/   Ben Hecht and Jim Clifton, Fast Company

This is a dire problem for a country where net job creation has long been driven by young firms. By one estimate, the decline in business dynamism cost the U.S. 1 million jobs in 2014 alone. … By: Ben Hecht and Jim Clifton, Fast Company Read the full article here.

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Synod Preparations Reveal Church, Young Adults at Crossroads

/   Peter Jesserer Smith, National Catholic Register

A survey of millennials, conducted in 2016 by Ernst & Young and the Economic Innovation Group, found only 25% had “a great deal” of confidence in organized religion. The only two institutions with more than 50% confidence for millennials were the military and colleges and universities. … By: Peter Jesserer Smith, National Catholic Register Read the full…

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