Work Streams of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council
 

Work StreamsLead AgencySupporting Agencies Action Items
Economic DevelopmentDepartment of CommerceSmall Business Administration; Department of Housing and Urban Development; Department of Agriculture; Treasury Department; Department of Transportation; Department of Health and Human Services; Council on Environmental Quality; Environmental Protection AgencyLeverage federal grants and loans in a more integrated way to develop dilapidated properties and provide basic infrastructure and financial tools to attract private investment.
EntrepreneurshipSmall Business AdministrationDepartment of Commerce; Department of Energy; Department of Agriculture; Department of the Interior; Department of Veterans Affairs Leverage government lending and grants to stimulate access to private capital, and promote programs that assist entrepreneurs.
Safe NeighborhoodsDepartment of JusticeDepartment of Health and Human Services; Environmental Protection Agency; Department of the Interior Combat drug addiction and the opioid crisis, reduce crime/enhance public safety, and address environmental contamination obstacles to development.
Education and Workforce DevelopmentDepartments of Education and Labor (co-leads)Department of Health and Human Services; Department of Agriculture; Department of Commerce; Department of Energy; Department of Veterans Affairs Improve the efficacy of K-12 and community college career and technical education and workforce development programs to better prepare workers in distressed communities for jobs.
MeasurementCouncil of Economic AdvisersTreasury Department; Department of Housing and Urban Development; Department of CommerceDevelop robust reporting and analytics to measure impact of Opportunity Zones.