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October 31, 2011

Creating Jobs in the Age of Regionalism

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In the City of East Cleveland, 45% of the population lives below the poverty line. This is compared to 15% in the State of Ohio. Most of the impoverished are unemployed. Does the roadmap to improvement involve the economic and educational powerhouses of the neighboring hospitals and Case Western Reserve University? This week Regionally Speaking continues the conversation with Mayor Gary Norton and Dr. Rhonda Williams, history professor at Case Western Reserve University and Director of the Social Justice Institute.

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Gladys Haddad, Mayor Gary Norton, and Dr. Rhonda Williams (from left to right)

Posted by: Elliot Schwartz October 31, 2011 02:00 PM | Category: Economic Inclusion

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