Integrating Arts, Culture Into Community Development a 'Win-Win'

An article in the Philanthropy News Digest discusses the results of two recent reports from The Kresge Foundation and Point Forward:

The reports, Creative Placemaking Case Study: North Collinwood and Creative Placemaking Case Study: Brookland-Edgewood, found that when key stakeholders — residents, nonprofits, developers, and local government — in Cleveland and Washington, D.C., worked together to invigorate low-income neighborhoods using local creative assets as drivers of change, the process ended up addressing many of the systemic barriers faced by low-income residents and served as a bulwark against the displacement that sometimes occurs when rising property values price out longtime residents.

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