In February 2013, The American Assembly released Revitalizing the Legacy
Cities of Upstate New York—a report documenting revitalization strategies
for upstate cities, based on a recent Assembly-sponsored meeting of urban
policy and economic development experts. The report emphasizes several ...
In 2003, seventy-five national experts from business, labor, government,
education, philanthropy, non-profit organizations and workforce development
gathered at the 102nd American Assembly, “Keeping America in Business:
Advancing Workers, Businesses and Economic Growth.” The group discu...
Confronted with businesses facing a long-term shortage of skilled workers and
evaluations showin that job training for the poor over the past 25 years had
produced only meager results, a number of groups throughout the country have
sought to find a more effective approach. The efforts of th...
The 2003 convening of workforce experts discussed how to advance the
nation's workforce development goals by improving workforce intermediaries,
those institutions that address the needs of both employers and less-skilled
workers; integrate funding streams from public and private sector pro...
Al Gore: “The greatest untapped markets In the world are right here at home, in our distressed communities," in support of The American Assembly's 1997 report on "Community Capitalism" and the future New Markets Tax Credit.