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This edition: Kenneth Knuckles, CEO, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 31, 2009.

On this episode of Afrian American Legends, Host Roscoe C. Brown Jr. sits down and talks with Kenneth Knuckles, the CEO of Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone. The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone’s main concept is to take public money and catalyze private investment in order to directly benefit economically deprived communities. They discuss the many loans grants and tax credits given to business and groups in order to help communities around the city. These investments hope to provide jobs and promote economic revitalization.

Guest List

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Director, Urban Education Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center.

Kenneth Knuckles President & CEO, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone