Build & Grow Relationships

The best policies are based on data-driven research, using engaged, diverse stakeholders and by fostering thought that motivates people to think regionally. It is a process that CREC has done successfully since 2009, and it has helped expand our client base and grow communities. Clients vary from single municipalities and private-sector firms:

• Cities • Think tanks
• States • National organizations

Client Profile

Fort Polk Progress

Fort Polk Progress, a regional organization focused on coordinating the efforts of the local communities, the State of Louisiana and the Louisiana Congressional delegation on supporting the Army, the mission at Fort Polk, and the quality of life for soldiers and families stationed in Louisiana. Fort Polk Progress is leading the Education Initiative, which aims to improve school performance, educate parents on school curriculum and standards, and benchmark Vernon Parish schools against the national average, as well as other schools supporting U.S. Army installations.

Project Catalogue

Fort Polk Army Base Economic Impact Analysis
Start Date: Jan 2014 — End Date: Dec 2014

CREC analyzed the economic impact of Fort Polk Army Base on surrounding communities in Louisiana, and the expected negative impact of a proposed force reduction of 6,500 troops and Army civilians on the same locations. The analysis builds on the work performed in 2013 for Louisiana Economic Development, in which CREC, working with Business Development […]