New Communities Initiative in Wichita

This brief details how officials from the state of Kansas, Sedgwick County, and the City of Wichita joined together to form the New Communities Initiative (NCI). Focusing initially on one area within Wichita, these public and private sector leaders’ mission is to design strategies that integrate state, county, city, and private resources to increase public safety, enhance educational opportunities for residents of all ages, improve housing conditions for neighborhood residents, and spur economic development.

May 2008 | The Council of State Governments Justice Center
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