New Jersey Ranks Top in the Nation for Economic Development Potential in Opportunity Zones

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The Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) has collaborated with LOCUS on a National Opportunity Zone Report that assesses the social equity and vulnerability of economically distressed communities identified for investment in the recent edit to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The report identifies which Opportunity Zones are positioned to bring positive social, environmental, and economic returns, ranking them by their smart growth potential and social equity. It also includes policy recommendations for communities to advance more just, healthy, equitable, and climate resilient projects. Read more from Insider NJ.