Working for Smart Growth:
More Livable Places and Open Spaces



The Future of New Jersey’s Suburbs

May 4, 2017
1:00 pmto5:00 pm

Part of the Stephen B. Siegel Lecture at the Kislak Real Estate Institute at Monmouth University

Location: Pozycki Hall Auditorium, Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Ave., W. Long Branch

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Thriving Together, the 2017 Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit

May 5, 2017
8:30 amto4:30 pm

Thriving Together, the next Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, will focus on how creative placemaking can improve quality of life for disadvantaged people, successful partnerships, and maintaining and growing creative placemaking over the long term.

Sustainable Jersey will be facilitating a session on the suite of actions related to creative placemaking.  We invite you to bring your Creative Team and take part in the interactive Sustainable Jersey session which will help you plan your arts and creative culture initiatives.

NJ Institute of Technology (NJIT), 323 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102

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American Planning Association National Conference

May 6, 2017toMay 9, 2017

Location: Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York

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South Orange River Day

May 7, 2017
11:00 amto4:00 pm

South Orange River Day is an annual community gathering to clean up part of the Rahway River and celebrate environmental education and awareness with food, fun, music, and art. It’s a family friendly way to connect with neighbors and the environment.

South Orange Duck Pond
Ridewood Road and Meadowbrook Lane
South Orange, NJ 07079

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NAIOP New Jersey Awards Gala

May 11, 2017
4:00 pmto9:00 pm

Location: The Palace at Somerset Park

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Municipal Land-Use Law Re-Forum

May 19, 2017
8:00 amto4:00 pm

A forum for experienced practitioners — municipal officials, planners, developers, land-use attorneys, and anyone else with an interest in local development who has found themselves frustrated by the ins and outs of the Municipal Land Use Law. The open-meeting format will allow participants to shape the agenda on what changes they would most like to see!

Location: Hyatt Regency New Brunswick

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Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making

May 22, 2017
9:00 amto3:00 pm

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) can be used to evaluate a proposed plan or project’s potential effects on the health of a population. HIA provides evidence-based recommendations aimed at enhancing positive health impacts and minimizing negative ones.

Rutgers University
Holly House
130 Log Cabin Rd

More Information:
Contact: Dalynn Knigge, 848-932-7375

Registration is required.

Public Workshop: Plan 2045: Connecting North Jersey

May 25, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Public workshop on North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority’s Plan2045

Location: Hunterdon County Complex, Building One, 314 State Route 12, Flemington

More information on Plan2045

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