Equity is the Superior Growth Model for Minnesota

An op-ed in the Star-Tribune by Avi Viswanathan insists that new buildings and infrastructure development in Minneapolis must include an emphasis on equity. Why?

“As stated in the well-respected national research organization Policylink’s recently published paper, ‘public and private-sector leaders need to recognize that preparing the change in population for the needs of the modern economy is the key to our future and must make investments that allow all people to maximize their potential … [B]y building the capabilities of those who are furthest behind, America not only begins to solve its most serious challenges but also creates the conditions that allow us all to flourish … equity and growth need each other more than ever.”

Read the full article and let us know what you think? What will work in Minneapolis? What will work in YOUR city?

4 Responses to “Equity is the Superior Growth Model for Minnesota”

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