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Why is South Loop afforded a great opportunity?

/   Pam Pommer, Sun Current

In the Bloomington Briefing last August, Mayor Gene Winstead announced that the South Loop was now an “Opportunity Zone.”

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Turning Opportunity Zones Into Real Opportunities With Launch Pad

/   Dane Stangler, Forbes

Opportunity Zones are the new frontier of economic development.

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Impact Investing Leaders Introduce Opportunity Zones Reporting Framework

The U.S. Impact Investing Alliance (“USIIA”) and the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University (“Beeck Center”) today released a set of principles and a detailed impact measurement framework to help guide the development of the Opportunity Zones market.

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The Sorenson Impact Center Launches the Opportunity Zones Task Force and Upcoming Opportunity Zones Catalyst Challenge

The Sorenson Impact Center, along with its founding partners, the Economic Innovation Group, U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), Beeck Center, and Develop Advisors, today launched The Opportunity Zones Task Force, and forthcoming Opportunity Zones Catalyst Challenge.

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Booker Aide Heads to Think Tank

/   Theodoric Meyer, Politico

Chris Slevin is leaving the Hill to join the Economic Innovation Group, a think tank and advocacy group started by the early Facebook investor Sean Parker.

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