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Using Data to Inform Public Policy Decisions: Advancing Inclusion in Erie, PA (Part 1 of 3)

Matt Wachter from Erie's Downtown Development Corporation discusses how Erie is using data to guide investment decisions to help advance inclusion.

In this three part video series, three city innovators discuss using data to inform public policy decisions in cities:

Part 1: Advancing Inclusion in Erie, PA (Matt Wachter, Vice President, Erie Downtown Development Corporation)
Part 2: Driving evidence-based urban development (Nicola Graham, Operations Manager, Dublin City Council)
Part 3: Planning cities with data visualization tools (Rohini Sengupta, Risk Analyst, Willis Towers Watson)

Part 1: Advancing Inclusion in Erie, PA

When Erie’s population started decreasing, the city’s economy began to suffer. But a resilient community and a new approach allowed them to tackle it head on. Partnerships were key.

Matt Wachter from Erie’s Downtown Development Corporation explains how the city advanced inclusive growth in Erie by attracting new investors and making data-driven decisions. Watch now!


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