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Fixing the Future: Creating Local Jobs and Building Prosperity (2010) (trailer)

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Host David Brancaccio tackles one of the toughest challenges facing Americans today: How does our country create jobs that pay well and build prosperity? Brancaccio travels across America uncovering innovative community and small business projects pioneered by inspirational personalities.

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Screening Toolkit: Initially created for local organizations hosting a theatrical screening of the film, the Fixing the Future Screening Toolkit is a great resource for a group or individual in any setting interested in viewing the film, starting a discussion and presenting a call-to-action to improve local economies.

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Social Media: Tips and Sample Messages; Facebook Event Tutorial and Template


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Checklist: Grassroots Marketing

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