Ozy.com quotes Lyneir Richardson in piece examining Trump's strategy on urban renewal

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Monday, April 10, 2017
New York City, N.Y.

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed using federal disaster declarations to free up funds for developing new infrastructure, razing blighted buildings and increasing law-enforcement presence. There’s been no follow-through so far, but given the recent stumble on health care, the White House might want to prioritize an initiative that could yield a bipartisan win. Count Lyneir Richardson among the optimists. Richardson, the executive director of the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers Business School, says it’s time to ditch training programs for specific jobs in favor of entrepreneurship guidance that gives strivers the tools to start businesses or side hustles.

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TAGS: City of Newark Expertise Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development