Administration"s empowerment zone and enterprise community proposal hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, May 27 and June 8, 1993. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Credit Formation.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .B538 1993e
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Paginationiv, 211 p. :
Number of Pages211
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Open LibraryOL1152638M
ISBN 100160417449
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Congress. EMPOWERMENT ZONES AND ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES: A QUICK OVERVIEW By Phyllis R. Magrab Georgetown University M Street, NW Washington DC, email: [email protected] 1. Definition of the Empowerment Zone 1. An Empowerment Zone (EZ) can be designated in either an urban or a rural area.

An urban area. The Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) program is one of the most recent large-scale federal effort intended to revitalize impoverished urban and rural communities. There have been three rounds of EZs and two rounds of ECs, all of which are scheduled to end no later than December The Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of mandated that GAO audit and.

CATALOG OF FEDERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANCE Empowerment Zones Program. Popular Name: Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities Objectives: The purpose of this program is to provide for the establishment of empowerment zones and enterprise communities in rural areas to stimulate the creation of new jobs, particularly for the disadvantaged and long-term unemployed, and.

The Administration proposes a new Growth Zones program, which will be administered by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) within the Department of Commerce. Growth Zones will build on the Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Community/Renewal Communities Amount.

Brown led the Clinton-Gore Administration’s $4 billion overall community empowerment initiatives, with special emphasis on the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community program.

The highly successful programs helped revitalize economically impoverished urban and rural communities, and generated unprecedented levels of public-private partnerships.

PROJECT PROPOSAL FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE Proposal title: YOUTH EMPOWERMNET INITIATIVE members of their community taking the illegal and non-productive way to leading their life. The elders lamented the lack of efforts and time given by them towards rearing their namely Administration, Finance, Program.

The Empowerment Zone designations were extended through Decem by the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of The first EZs were authorized by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of (OBRA ) which allowed for the designation of nine empowerment zones (Round I EZs) and 95 enterprise.

master of science in community economic development () women social and economic empowerment-project proposal development. the case study of st. maria magdalena if a kar a women group. catherine l. kisanga. Well, maybe never — the opportunity zone is the latest refinement of a development approach previously known in the U.S.

as the enterprise zone and the empowerment zone, and attempts to suss out. This service provides spatial data and infromation on Empowerment Zones Renewal and Enterprise Communities (EZRC). The Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Cities (EZ/EC) Program was enacted by The Congress as part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of (1) and signed into law by President Bill Clinton on 10 August In Decemberthe president announced the designation of empowerment zones and enterprise communities.

Program. The Empowerment Zone Program consists of three US congressional designations. The Renewal Communities (RCs), Empowerment Zones (EZs) and Enterprise Communities (ECs) are highly distressed urban and rural communities that may be eligible for a combination of grants, tax credits for businesses, bonding authority and other benefits.

Highly distressed refers to communities who. empowerment zone and enterprise community program as part of the by the Reagan and Bush administrations to enact "enterprise zones" as enterprise zone legislative proposals failed repeatedly throughout the s for a number of complex and disputed reasons.

This Article analyzes the federal Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities (EZ/ECs) program with a focus on its potential impact on the black business community and the employment of inner-city minority residents.

Established by Congress in ,2 the EZ/ECs are a product of the enterprise zone concept developed and. The Bid Proposal and Contract forms have been included in both the Specifications Book and Administration Building North Main Floor – S 35th Street.

Tacoma, WA provide an opportunity for City of Tacoma and Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community residents to enter Apprenticeship Programs, acquire skills, and perform work.

"Enterprise" Zones were originally introduced to the American scene in the late 's by former New York State congressmen Jack Kemp and Robert Garcia. Kemp, who was later named head of the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the 's, tried unsuccessfully to launch Enterprise Zones under the George H.W.

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Excerpt from Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Author: United States; Congress; Ho Development. for enterprise zones as a strategy to help rebuild distressed communities such as South Central Los Angeles.

The Clinton administration has thrown its support behind this new Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community legislation. The President, in a memorandum issued September 9,stated that he and the. The Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Program The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of (OBRA 93) authorized a year Federal demonstra-tion project whereby nine “Empowerment Zones” (EZ’s) and 95 “Enterprise Communities” (EC’s) were designated in a competitive application process.

While all EZ’s and EC’s had to satisfy. ACF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children, Youth and Families Administration 1. Log No: ACYF -IM CB 96 09 2.

Issuance Date: 5/1/96 for Children 3. Originating Office: Children's Bureau and Families 4. Key Words: Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities Family Preservation and Family Support.

"The administration's empowerment zone and enterprise community proposal: hearing, May 27 and June 8, ", U.S. House of Rep. Comm. on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, Subcomm. on Economic Growth and Credit Formation, Supt.

of Documents (ISBN )iv+p. ; d Cong., lst session, Serial No. Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities/Renewal Communities AA-3 Renewal Community and Empowerment Zone Economic Activity y EZ Bonds Issued $, EZ Grant Leveraging for completed projects HUD EZ Grant Invested Total Other Funds Invested $, $, y Assistance to Area Annual RC Outreach and Busines businesses.

the Clinton administration launched immediately into a program that called for a nationwide competition to win one of only six urban empowerment zone designations. One hundred enterprise community designations went to both rural and urban applicants.

On the plus side, the program induced applicants to engage in a joint local and state planning. The proposal would permit businesses to claim a tax credit equal to 50 percent of cash contributions made to a qualified zone academy, or public library or community technology center located in a designated empowerment zone or enterprise community.

Enhanced deduction for corporate donations of. The Clinton Administration last week sent legislation to Capitol Hill to create federal enterprise zones in depressed inner-city and rural communities. With a record of success in 36 states over.

--Workforce Development: The Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities report that they are engaged in more than job training programs with o Zone residents having received job training.

Nea Zone residents have been placed. The revised plan attracted bipartisan support, and the Clinton administration passed its Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Initiative in The. 25, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. The Clinton Administration's Enterprise Zone Proposal To be considered for Empowerment Zone and for Enterprise Community designation, a community must be nominated by both the local and state government.

To be eligible for such nomination, a community must meet specific socio. Empowerment Zone Application, Correspondence with Governor Mike Foster: Empowerment Zone Application, Letters of Commitment: Box 3: Empowerment Zone Application, Process Resource Manual: Empowerment Zone Plan, Appendices A-D: Empowerment Zone Planning, University Roundtable: Enterprise Community Neighborhoods Demographic.

Education plays an important role in community development initiatives. A movement toward an increased linkage between the two arenas has emerged. Two major theories undergird this movement: economic/investment and the ecology of community revitalization.

The Clinton administration's Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community program offers a concrete example of a community. Inthe Clinton Administration rolled out the Federal Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) Program with high expectations. So what has happened after three full years of.

When Memphis community leaders set about putting together their proposal for the second round of Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community designations, they decided to put more emphasis on. (1) A Federally designated Empowerment Zone or Enterprise Community; and (2) The HOME program under title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C.

note). [ 53 FRSept. 6, ; 53 FROct. 21,as amended at 54 FRSept. 8, ; 60 FRNov. 9, ; 69 FRJune   Passed by Congress as part of a budget measure last year, the empowerment-zone and enterprise-community initiative is considered a cornerstone of President Clinton's economic strategy.

difficult to confine empowerment zones to cities alone. The final legislation included funds for 6 urban empowerment zones, 3 rural ones, 65 urban and 35 rural enterprise communities, and aid for Indian reservations. Each empowerment zone would get $ million over two years, and each enterprise community would get.

The Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Program, approved by Congress inis intended to help communities revitalize their economies. The Federal budget includes a proposal. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) program, focusing on: (1) the status of the program's implementation in the six urban empowerment zones, which are located along the east coast and in the mid-west regions of the United States; (2) the factors that program participants believe have either helped or hindered efforts.

So that's an example of a new initiative in which they are tying that new initiative into the empowerment zone and enterprise community proposal. Another example is the Community Partnership Against Crime funds where HUD is saying that they will target $ million there towards preventing -- against crime in public housing areas within the zones.

In December, the Clinton Administration announced the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) Initiative, earmarking nearly $4 Billion to blighted communities in 42 states.

Such funds signaled a new partnership between Washington and America's communities -- a partnership that began to recognize the importance of a bottom-up.

(Statement of Rubin, Administration's Enterprise Zone Proposal, Hearings, p. By contrast, only 13 percent of the respondents said they were unaware of the availability of the benefits.).This successful initiative provides tax incentives and seed money to underserved communities.

Under the Vice President's leadership, the Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community program, which supports community-based, comprehensive revitalization strategies, has already leveraged over $10 billion in private, non-profit, and public sector investment.President Clinton thanked Vice President Gore, Secretary Espy, Secretary Cisneros, and other members of his administration for their strong leadership in the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise.

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