Charleston Groups Aim to Create Solutions to Region’s Vexing Economic Issues

The Post and Courier
May 13, 2021

A group of economic development agencies are collaborating on a year-long study to determine a post-pandemic approach to solving some of the Charleston region’s biggest problems, including affordable housing, workforce development and broadband access in rural and underserved communities.

The effort, called “One Region Roadmap: Opportunities For All,” kicks off May 13 with the first of several focus group events that will eventually include about 500 area individuals, businesses and nonprofits with expertise in infrastructure, housing, economic and income equity and other areas seen as key to the region’s success as the economy moves beyond COVID-19.

The study is being funded with a $400,000 grant from the federal Economic Development Administration.

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