In the spring of 2023, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) designated its 400th Economic Development District (EDD) and also released updates to its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Content Guidelines.
What You’ll Learn
During this webinar briefing, EDA and NADO Research Foundation staff:
- Reflect on the current state of the national network of EDDs
- Highlight the value of EDD designation and the impact of EDDs in the regions they serve
- Provide an overview of the new CEDS Content Guidelines sections on equity, climate resilience, and workforce development
- Feature resources and opportunities to support EDDs and CEDS planning and implementation, including the EDD Community of Practice (EDD CoP) and the CEDS Central website
Brett Schwartz, Associate Director, NADO Research Foundation
David Ives, Deputy Director, Performance, Research and National Technical Assistance Division (PRNTAD), U.S. EDA
This webinar is offered through the NADO Research Foundation’s Economic Development District Community of Practice (EDD CoP), funded by US EDA. To learn more about this effort to build capacity across the national network of EDDs, visit: www.nado.org/EDDCoP.