Policy to help people and help places is not a zero-sum game
Delivering meaningful change for low-income Americans may take much greater patience, creativity, and commitment to their value in our society.
“People-place strategies” best represent modern thinking about how to overcome disadvantage, writes
. They acknowledge that place indeed matters, and also invest in the human capacities that ultimately determine well-being at any geographic scale.
Richard V. Reeves
Good piece from
on the "people v. place" policy debate now