Equitable Development Strategies for Neighborhoods - Agenda - September 22, 2015


9:30 a.m. Welcome and introductions
Karen Leone de Nie, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Don Phoenix, NeighborWorks America
Meaghan Shannon-Vlkovic, Enterprise Community Partners
9:45 Equitable Development: The View from the Trenches
Moderator: Todd Greene, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Ernestine Garey, Invest Atlanta
Amanda Rhein, MARTA
Rubye Sullivan, Atlanta Public School System
10:30 What Works and What Doesn't: Lessons from across the Country
Moderator: Ashani O'Mard, Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership
Brad Weinig, Enterprise Community Partners [Presentation PDF document]
Henrietta Munoz, Eastside Promise Neighborhood
Charles Rutheiser, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Mary Kay Bailey, Central Corridor Funders Collaborative, Investing Beyond the Rail [Presentation PDF document]
11:40 Break and setup for lunch
Noon Lunch Discussion: Learning the Hard Way: Expert Community Developers Look Back
Moderator: David Jackson, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Hattie Dorsey, former Chief Executive Officer, Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership
Renee Glover, former Chief Executive Officer, Atlanta Housing Authority
Young Hughley, former Chief Executive Officer, Resources for Residents and Communities
1:00 p.m. Using the Evidence: Research to Inform Action
Moderator: Kate Little, Georgia ACT
Chase Billingham, Wichita State University [Presentation PDF document]
Meagan Ehlenz, Arizona State University [Presentation PDF document]
Benjamin Scuderi, Harvard University, the Equality of Opportunity Project [Presentation PDF document]
2:00 Small Group Working Session: Reimagining Community Development in Metro Atlanta
Facilitated discussion
4:30 Closing remarks
Introduction: Karen Leone de Nie
Chris Estes, National Housing Conference
5:00 Next steps, wrap-up, and thank you
Moderators: Karen Leone de Nie and David Jackson
5:15 Reception