Consortium wants to revitalize Northeast Ohio

Focus group reports usually end up gathering dust.

Members of the Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium are trying to prevent that fate for a plan they're developing to revitalize Northeast Ohio.

"Everything that we're going to come up with is really going to have a framework or a tool to it that can lead to action," consortium spokesman Jeff Anderle said Tuesday during a meeting of businesspeople, politicians and nonprofit group members. "It's not a report that gets printed and gets dated the next day. It's a report that can kind of be living on the Internet and you can add to it, people can comment on it and people can interact with it."

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