In accordance with its mission is committed: Carry out economic development and educational improvement activities which, in the opinion of its Board of Directors, will improve economic conditions in targeted counties along the I-95 Corridor by:
The Palmetto Development Group has been exploring for over ten years ways to promote economic development in South Carolina’s distressed areas.
In recent years, as public opinion began to focus more intently on persistent poverty along the I-95 Corridor (the so called “Corridor of Shame”), PDG concluded that if the State was to significantly improve its competitiveness, persistent poverty in those counties along the I-95 Corridor must be eradicated.
Consequently, PDG committed to develop and implement a Strategic Framework designed to significantly reduce persistent poverty in South Carolina in counties along the I-95 Corridor.
Addressing Persistent Poverty Along the I-95 Corridor
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