Across the nation, many American communities continue to struggle to reach their full economic potential, especially in the wake of the recession and the structural changes to the economy. Yet largely untapped resources exist in private sector investor networks, and emerging policy mechanisms could facilitate connections between financial resources and the communities that need them most.
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