Aspen City Action Lab

The Aspen City Action Lab works with a select number of cities with significant Latino populations to generate long-term, inclusive economic growth through business ownership. The Lab provides city-specific data, increases collaboration, connects local leaders with federal policymakers and investors to leverage public funding and private philanthropy. Local Aspen City Steering Committees, made up of local cross-sector leaders, craft an overarching vision for inclusive growth and develop an inclusive and accountable plan of action. 

El Paso City Initiative

The City of El Paso will create a center to consolidate local resources (technical assistance, access to capital, mentoring) to support new and existing businesses across sectors especially, high growth sectors like advanced manufacturing and climate solutions in transportation. This center ensures business owners can have access to services under one roof while breaking down silos and encouraging innovation in service delivery.

Expected Milestones:
  • Secure center location (Done)
  • Develop an operational model for this collaboration (In progress) 
  • Create an outreach and communications strategy for the center 
  • Launch the center

To learn about the socioeconomic characteristics, capital landscape and place-based insights for El Paso and our other cities visit our City Action Lab Insights Dashboards.