The Northwest Side Community Development Corporation: Transforming the Approach to Creating Positive Economic Impact in Distressed CommunitiesIn this issue of Profitwise News and Views, we hear from a Milwaukee community development organization (CDC), the Northwest Side CDC, about its business model transformation from one of acquiring, developing, owning and managing property – and near failure – to a vibrant, but leaner organization focused on leveraging partnerships and collaborations to bring about community redevelopment.
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"Milwaukee and its suburbs are one of the most segregated areas in the nation, and the inner city has been devastated by the effects of lost manufacturing jobs and high rates of unemployment and incarceration…
"[GOP WI Gov. Scott] Walker, a longtime former resident of Wauwatosa, has related better to the conservative suburbs of Milwaukee than to its liberal urban core, first as county executive and then as governor."
- - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/26/16