What is Community Economic Development:
- Strengthening existing businesses and cultural, governmental, and non-governmental institutions,
- Entrepreneurship and Workforce education and training,
- Infrastructure Development
- Diversification of economy, such as small business development.

The overall goals of economic development are:
*Job creation
*Job retention
*Tax base creation
*Increase in property values
*Retention of wealth
*Reduction of poverty
*Economic stability
*Economic self-sufficiency

Community and Economic Development: http://www.bbna.com/wp-content/uploads/BBNA-Guidebook.pdf

Los Angeles County Strategic Plan for Economic Development  

About: https://laedc.org/category/stratplan/

Plan: https://laedc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/LA-County-Strategic-Plan-Economic-Development-1.5.15.pdf

City of Los Angeles EWDD Citywide Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: http://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2013/13-1090-s1_misc_5-23-19.pdf