Two Tomorrows Says Equal Access is Key to Northeast Ohio's Economic Revival

By Andrew Atkins, WKSU

The Fund for Our Economic Future has released a study assessing Northeast Ohio’s economy. The Two Tomorrows report envisions two futures.

It finds that Northeast Ohio may struggle as long as it deals with issues of poverty, economic polarization and systemic racial exclusion and inequality.

Bethia Burke, the director of strategy and resource allocation for the fund, says cooperation may be the key to solving those problems. 

The Two Tomorrows Report Aims to Spur Economic Growth in Northeast Ohio

By Olivera Perkins, The Plain Dealer

The Fund for Our Economic Future intends for its recently released "The Two Tomorrows" report to provide a "collective sense of purpose" that will spur action, said Brad Whitehead, president of the alliance of funders that includes foundations and other nonprofits, employers, government entities and universities.

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Fund for our Economic Future's The Two Tomorrows Suggests Northeast Ohio can Choose to be Extraordinary

CLEVELAND--February 28, 2018--The Fund for Our Economic Future (Fund) announced today the release of The Two Tomorrows, a report that offers a sober assessment of the current state of Northeast Ohio’s economy and recommendations for how to move toward a more competitive and inclusive tomorrow.

Let Us Be Both Inclusive and Extraordinary: A Challenge for 2018 and Beyond

Newly appointed Fund Chair Mark Samolczyk of Stark Community Foundation reflects on what made 2017 such a big year for Stark County, and how he anticipates building on this momentum in 2018 and beyond. 

From Analysis to Action

Incorporating the findings from our Fund's Job Creation Growth & Opportunity Impact Assessment

A Grand Experiment: Reflections from Our Former Chair

Our outgoing Chair Brian Frederick leaves behind challenge for future Fund leaders: "Be bold and use this remarkable vehicle as a transformative agent for the entire Northeast Ohio community."


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