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Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth and Opportunity Conference

Can economic growth benefit all communities? We think so. Join us in Philadelphia for the sixth biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference, sponsored by the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank. The Cleveland Fed is one of several co-sponsors of the event (see full list below).

The conference will take place May 12–14, 2014,at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. More than 500 community development professionals from across the country are expected attend.

Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth and Opportunity explore how communities can grow and strengthen their economies by creating opportunities for all residents. Community developers, advocates, and planners, along with government leaders, bankers, researchers, foundation representatives, business leaders, and students, are encouraged to attend.

Speakers will include Raj Chetty, William Henry Bloomberg Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and CEO of PolicyLink; Mark Zandi, chief economist, Moody's Analytics; and others. Topics will include:

  • How entrepreneurs are reinventing cities
  • Changing demographics and their impact on urban renewal
  • Innovations in funding and financing
  • Connecting hard-to-serve populations with jobs
  • What students need to succeed.

Check out the full agenda, which offers plenary sessions, breakouts, and several optional tours. 

Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Co-sponsors include Penn Institute for Urban Research, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, Fund for our Economic Future, and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Richmond, and St. Louis.

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