Posted on July 13, 2014 at 11:47 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)—Community leaders and residents met on Saturday and wrapped up a three day summit on economic development in west Louisville.
The event, hosted by the African American Initiative, brought state legislatures and others together, where they hope two steps will be the beginning to improvement: educating west Louisville residents and getting them involved and interacting with policy makers.
“There's no institutional thrust from the black community generated by the black community as to policy, evaluating that policy, examining the data, and scrutinizing the existing policies ... and putting the processes to change,” Senator Gerald Neal said.
Senator Neal said that it is an evolving process and that leaders and residents are learning as they go.
All sessions from the three day summit will be archived for any resident to watch.