Opportunity Zone and Project Resources

A link to the Ventura County GIS public data base

In no particular order, this is a page to house resources that have been gathered in support and information for Opportunity Zones and other project resources.

Opportunity Zones:

Resources relating to Opportunity zones

California Department of Finance Opportunity Zone Portal

California Opportunity Zone Portal

CALED Resources

Webcast for Opportunity Zones from Economic Inovation Group

Economic Inovation Group Page

Understanding the Opportunities in Opportunity Zones

3-5-19 PDF of presentation to Funder’s Forum

Mission Investors Exchange; tools and resources

The New Localism Newsletter

E21 (Economics 21 Org) Overview

Novogradac & Company LLP Opportunity Zones Resource Center

Enterprise Community Org Opportunity Zone Overview (HUD)

Stanford Paper Overview October 2018

Analysis of qualified opportunity zones: Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen

Innovation for financing urban regeneration and infrastructure paper

Department of Treasury Proposed Opportunity Zones Rules

Nixon Peabody – Rules Analysis

Understanding opportunities in opportunity zones Jan 2019

CB Richard Ellis FAQ paper

Project Resources:

This is a working list of resources that inform a diverse set of thinking around community development, emotions, development systems and local projects for community repair or development.

Timeless Way of Building – Christopher Alexander

The New Localism; how cities can triumph in the age of populism by Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak

International City/County Manager’s Association The New Localism

The New Localism Org

The New Localism Podcast

Adizes Corporate Lifecycle

A City Is Not a Tree; 50th Anniversary Edition – Christopher Alexander

Emergent Strategy; Shaping Change, Changing Worlds – adrienne mares brown

Ignorance: How It Drives Science – Stuart Firestein

How Emotions are Made: The Secret Live of the Brain – Lisa Feldman Barrett

EO Wilson’s Five Principles for Budding Scientists – Brian Fung

EO Wilson’s advice to a young scientist – Ted Talk

Strong Towns Organization

Engaging Local Government Leaders

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Reinvestment Fund

Ally’s House¬†an initiative of Linda and Scott Webb of Ventura County

Global Challenges Local Solutions

Just Communities

Community Tool Box

Impeding Innovation: State of Preemption of progressive local regulations

The Power of Soft Power

Council Manager Form

Engaging Local Government Leaders Podcast

Social Genome Project

Cincinnati Center Development Corporation

The Copenhagen City and Port Development Corporations: A model for regenerating cities

GovLove Podcast