Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Moriah Neighborhood Based Alliance and Economic Development Zone

Tags: Best Practices, Community Economic Development, Research

Client Name: Moriah Economic Development Zone

Client Type: Regional Development Organization

Year: 1995

Location: New York

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. worked with the Neighborhood Based Alliance and the Economic Development Zone in Moriah, New York to provide assistance in community economic development. Tasks included a survey of retail spending by high school and resident consumers, and business practices of local businesses. The study included analysis of best practices in elementary education for healthy lifestyles, use of public access television to improve dissemination of information in the community, and waterfront revitalization for industrial waterfronts.