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Regional Equitable Growth Profile 2018 Update - 6/6/2018

Released to the public on June 6th, this report is a joint project by the Heartland 2050 Equity and Engagement Committee, PolicyLink, and the University of Southern California’s Program on Environmental and Regional Equity.

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Heartland 2050 Summit Connecting People to Life: Transit in a New Light

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Core to our mission is studying and analyzing trends and data related to economic development, education, health and safety, housing, infrastructure, and natural resources in the region.

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This is Heartland 2050.

Heartland 2050 is a long-range vision for the future of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.
In the coming years the region will experience dramatic demographic changes and face increased challenges related to workforce. The Heartland Vision addresses these issues through collaborative leadership, a quality growth strategy for transportation and housing, and an eye toward improved access to opportunities for all.

The MAPA Team

Greg Youell

Executive Director


Karna Loewenstein

Heartland 2050 Coordinator


Jeff Spiehs

Community Relations Manager