Economic justice

St. Louis Development Corporation Seeks Community Voice to Shape Economic Justice Action Plan

The team has launched a survey that allows residents to give their opinion

December 2, 2021

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St. Louis, MO: The St. Louis Development Corporation is seeking feedback from residents, businesses and organizations to help shape the next Economic Justice Action Plan announced in September of this year. Working with the team of consultants hired to write the plan, the group has gathered action items from several recent regional plans and is soliciting community feedback on prioritizing their next steps.
“The mission of our action plan is to provide a framework to launch equitable opportunities to prosper for all residents by addressing historic barriers, economic inequality and closing the racial wealth gap,” Neal said. Richardson, executive director of the St. Louis Development Corporation. “This effort will only be successful if we center and listen to the voices of residents. Our goal is to hear from every neighborhood in the city about their biggest opportunities and most pressing priorities. »
The team has launched a survey that allows residents to provide their thoughts on the four pillars of the Economic Justice Action Plan, including:
• Workforce development
• Business empowerment
• Transformation of the neighborhood
• Equitable and inclusive development
The survey also offers the opportunity to prioritize a number of calls to action from recent regional plans that align with these four pillars. Everyone is invited and encouraged to share their voice at http://bit.ly/SLDC22. The inquest will end on December 17.
About St. Louis Development Corporation
St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) is a nonprofit umbrella corporation organized under Chapter 355 of Missouri State Statutes with a mission to foster economic development and growth in the City of St. Louis by stimulating the private investment market. in the real estate and commercial development of the city and improve the quality of life of all who live, work and visit the city. The SLDC’s mission is to stimulate the market for private investment in real estate and commercial development in the city and to improve the quality of life for all who live, work and visit the city of St. Louis.

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