Definition: Economic Development is the sustained, concerted actions of policymakers and communities that promote the standard of living and economic health of a specific area. Economic Opportunity is the accessibility of an individual to directly participate in elevating his/her standard of living.

Challenges/Issues: Whereas economic development is a policy intervention effort with aims of economic and social well-being of people, economic opportunity is the occurrence of individual contributions to market productivity.

4Tucson Goal: Viable tangible opportunities for upward mobility, supported by public policy.

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4Tucson Economic Opportunity and Development Taskforce Director Tracelyn Sutton

Taskforce Director:

Economic Opportunity & Development Taskforce Director
Tracelyn Sutton
Office Phone: (520) 745-4404
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