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Linking child care and rural economic development in central Minnesota

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Thinking about jobs and economic development doesn’t often connect with thoughts of child care.

But that’s exactly what communities in greater Minnesota have been thinking about when it comes to rural growth and revitalization. Now, Greater Than Minnesota, a partnership between First Children’s Finance and the six Minnesota Initiative Foundations, is mobilizing those communities.


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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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