Starbucks Cleans Up the Neighborhood

Starbucks kicked off their second annual Global Month of Service in April, where Starbucks’ partners (employees) and customers dedicate their time and energy to create positive change in their local neighborhoods. Starbucks has partnered with Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) as part of their Create Jobs for USA campaign. NCCLF is a member of OFN and…

Central Market Economic Strategy Wins APA Grassroots Award

The Northern California chapter of the American Planning Association has recognized the Central Market Economic Strategy as the winner of the 2012 Grassroots Planning Award. The Grassroots Planning Award illustrates how the planning process can be moved beyond traditional methods and utilize the community in the planning process. The Central Market Economic Strategy brought together…