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  • Influencing Decision Makers
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Economic Forum brings together national leaders to focus on creating jobs in America’s inner cities

One hundred and fifty of the nation’s most prominent business, academic, civic and government leaders, including Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development John Fernandez of the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), met in San Francisco, CA on October 25-26 for the annual Summit of the Inner City Economic Forum, a two-day meeting focused on addressing the challenges facing inner city economic development.

> Read more about the event

> Watch Professor Michael E. Porter’s keynote presentation

> Download Dr. Porter's presentation, "Anchor Institutions and Urban Economic Development: From Community Benefit to Shared Value"