Posts tagged federal tax incentive
Launch Pad Shows Opportunity Zones’ Potential

Aiming to maximize the impact of the Opportunity Zones incentive, Driscoll is getting heavily involved with developing communities as a means to rejuvenate the entire country. With fellow Silicon Valley veteran Chris Schultz, she founded Launch Pad to create coworking spaces that bring innovators together.

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Mayor Tubbs Wants To Invest In People, Directly

Now Tubbs — the youngest mayor ever elected to a major American city when he took office at 26 — is leading a renaissance in Stockton, focused on three core initiatives: a guaranteed basic income, scholarships and opportunity zones. Tubbs hopes these initiatives will show Stockton’s youth that they cannot only be successful in their hometown, but thrive. 

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Opportunity Zones' Biggest Myths

Opponents of the legislation, argue that Opportunity Zones will benefit investors more than communities and pour fuel on to the flames of gentrification. To resolve some of this discrepancy between local excitement and national concern, let’s address some of the most common misconceptions about Opportunity Zones.

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Guest Post: Putting the Opportunity back in Alabama

For decades, Alabama has been chronically underserved by traditional community development financing tools — but with the advent of Opportunity Zones, catalytic capital is within reach.

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