SC work group resources
South Carolina’s Crescent counties
Here are some resources to help people involved in the Southern Crescent work groups. (* = added since 5/1/14)
Poverty data — Excel spreadsheet of estimates of poverty in Crescent states, 2011 data reported in 2012. NOTE: Data are arranged in order of highest poverty counties to lowest. Census data is here.
Assets and Opportunities Scorecard — A report that shows how each state is doing in various data areas — financial assets and income, bobs, housing, health care and education, via the Center for Enterprise Development.
* MDC REPORT
Here are the chapters for “Building Community By Design,” a resource guide for community change by MDC, which has provided the documentation for discussion purposes.
- Southeast Crescent Regional Commission — Summary by NADO. This summary gives a history of the congressional effort to create a commission and makes an argument for its funding. In the end, the effort failed and the legislation authorizing the commission expired in 2012.
- Authorization legislation — The authorization law passed to create the the commission.
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