What We Do
The Urban Investment Strategies Center helps communities and people build pathways to prosperity in the global economy through knowledge, tools and sustainable strategies.
The center offers:
- Demographic and Economic Impact Studies – Creating knowledge, spotting trends and providing data, information and analysis on the dynamic forces affecting community competitiveness.
- Sustainable Community Strategy – Helping communities assess their assets and opportunities and develop them through innovative, sustainable strategies.
- K-12 Education Reform Strategy– Developing model programs and providing professional development and training that prepares students to succeed in the global economy.
- Social Venturing and Innovation – Teaching government, community and nonprofit leaders to become more entrepreneurial and business-like in their operations and service delivery.