Pratt Center Research

Building Resilient Communities

One City One Future: A Blueprint for Growth that Works for All New Yorkers

Report  |  April 6, 2009

This blueprint for economic development is the product of four years of collaboration by civic leaders, neighborhood advocates, community development organizations, labor unions, local development corporations, environmentalists, and others to make economic development work for all New Yorkers. The blueprint ambitious new vision for economic development, in which growth delivers living wage jobs, affordable housing, environmental sustainability, and livable neighborhoods. The project was originally conceived by the National Employment Law Project, New York Jobs for Justice, and the Pratt Center for Community Development and developed collaboratively with dozens of other community, religious, and policy organizations.