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Happy 4th of July!
July 3, 2024

by Marie Xu July 4 is a day of joy to celebrate the founding of a new nation and the global creation of the American ideal.  There are lots of American flags and speeches about patriotism, but it’s always good to look at yourself through someone else’s eyes.  Thanks to Marie Xu who offers her […]

What Juneteenth Means to Me
June 19, 2024

by Cameron Njomo Today recognizes and acknowledges the independence of enslaved African Americans in the United States. 159 years ago on June 19th, union troops freed 250,000 enslaved black people in Galveston Bay, Texas, by executive decree. This event deemed the official end of all legitimized slavery in former confederate states. Juneteenth means a lot […]

Request for Qualifications: Policy Academy Facilitation
March 21, 2023

The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) is requesting proposals from interested parties to serve as a facilitator for team discussions in a Policy Academy over a period of ten months – April 1, 2023 to January 31, 2024.