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Mayor Talks of Arts Economic Multipliers
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 17:43 Updated 29 weeks ago Edited from a Press Release
The Coalfield Development Corp., a nonprofit that serves as a workforce training and life skills program for high school graduates from low-income areas of Wayne County, recently received a low-interest loan to redevelop the vacant, 100,000-square-foot plant and hosted the community meeting.
The corporation's goal for the property is to turn it into a creative hub through living and working space for eight to twelve artists who also would receive business training; a warehouse and workshop for deconstructed materials; and community space, among other ideas