Community Benefits: Practical Tools for Proactive Development

Date:
December 2008
Author:
The Partnership for Working Families

Local elected and appointed officials are critical allies in campaigns to ensure that development opens doors to opportunity and greater equality for urban residents. The important—often courageous—work of these officials is the basis for Community Benefits: Practical Tools for Proactive Development. This set of brief documents provides compelling examples of a broad range of community benefits tools, and offers suggestions for applying this development model in different types of cities.