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Edgewood: Moving toward a healthy and vibrant future

Elise Bergan, Edgewood Economic Development Director, led the Philanthropic Tools project in Edgewood. In between her Facebook posts to promote the Homecoming mum sale and the updated Rodeo schedule, Bergan convened her board, chamber of commerce officers, school board members, and elected city council volunteers to face their collective future. To say that she cracked […]

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Jackson County: A Plan for Action

A network of dedicated partners from schools, nonprofits, higher education, businesses, neighborhoods and the faith community, led by the Jackson County Gradel-Level Reading Campaign, convened to develop a comprehensive, realistic and sustainable plan to improve the reading proficiency of Jackson County students by the end of third grade. The Community Solutions Action Plan (CSAP) for […]

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