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Erie Next Editorial 11-21-16
Posted on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 8:55 AM

Our view: Initiatives work together to boost Erie

Erie Times News, November, 21, 2016


"The issue: Efforts tackle variety of problems

Our view: They'll have a cumulative impact

The flurry of efforts aimed at addressing the Erie region's challenges and seizing its opportunities, and the jumble of names attached to them, can be disorienting to people not involved in all of the work underway.

There's Unified Erie, the anti-violence initiative; Erie Together, the anti-poverty coalition; Emerge 2040, the long-range vision for the region; and Erie Refocused, the city of Erie's comprehensive plan. The leaders of those initiatives and others acknowledge there is some confusion in the community and some questions about whether those efforts overlap or work together.

That's why Erie Together last week used its seventh annual community forum..."(click here to view the rest of the article)




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