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California Opportunity Zones Update #1 (10/22/2018)

California Opportunity Zones Update #1 (10/22/2018)

The first Cal OpZone e-newsletter was released to site sign-ups today, with updates on the new Treasury rules, new resources for local communities to get ready for OpZone investments and a list of upcoming roundtables and webinairs. Newsletter text: Thank you for your...

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California Opportunity Zone Partnership Launches

California Opportunity Zone Partnership Launches

Organized by Nonprofit Accelerator for America, Partners Include State of California, Energy Foundation, Cities of Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles SAN FRANCISCO -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Advisory Council Chair of the nonprofit Accelerator...

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Finding the Equitable Opportunities in Opportunity Zones

Finding the Equitable Opportunities in Opportunity Zones

Oakland is an amazing place. A place with a rich diversity of people, cultures and ethnicities. A place with a long history of activism and constant innovation. At the same time, our beautiful city has also suffered from a long history of disinvestment. Now, a new tax...

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California OZ Sites Ranked in Top 10 Nationally

California OZ Sites Ranked in Top 10 Nationally

Much has been reported on the creation of Opportunity Zones and even more on their tax advantages, but, less has been written about the specific Opportunity Zones that are now found in all 50 states. Although there are more than 8,700 designated census tracts in the...

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How States Can Maximize Opportunity Zones

How States Can Maximize Opportunity Zones

A new report from The New Localism, titled “How States Can Maximize Opportunity Zones,” lays out a plan of action for states to realize the full potential of Opportunity Zones. Read the report here. For more information on California’s emerging state strategy on OZs,...

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