The America’s Best Communities project illustrates how the Metro Center applies its versatility, breadth of experience and its ability to bring expertise from across WSU to enhance a project. Situation assessment, community development, project management, communication, evaluation, grantsmanship, and capacity building are all skills that have been utilized by the Metro Center during various stages of the project.
The Metro Center utilized additional WSU expertise in economic development, youth development, broadband communication, entrepreneurship, emergency management, and curriculum development to assist with specific project strategies. Most importantly, the Metro Center, has built the capacity within the community to manage and implement a sustainable economic development strategy that includes innovative approaches to community and economic development, and sets up the community to obtain and leverage funding for future initiatives.
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