Working for Smart Growth:
More Livable Places and Open Spaces



Webinar: Creative Partnerships to Address Vacant, Abandoned Properties

July 11, 2017
1:00 pmto2:15 pm

Speakers from Dallas and Toledo will discuss their cities’ creative, nontraditional approaches to addressing vacant, abandoned and deteriorated properties. This free webinar is hosted by the Center for Community Progress.

Location: online

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Crowdmapping Workshop

July 14, 2017
9:00 amto2:00 pm

Learn about the assets your community has available for creative placemaking, and learn to see new opportunities in your community. This workshop is part of the Together North Jersey creative placemaking workshop series, sponsored by North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.

Location: Newark, NJ

More information and registration: available on or after June 20

Building One America National Summit

July 21, 2017
9:00 amto4:00 pm

The Building One America Summit will involve local leaders and federal and state policy makers to seek bipartisan solutions to the unique but common challenges around housing, schools and infrastructure facing America’s metropolitan regions and its diverse middle-class communities. Participants will include local elected and grassroots leaders from America’s diverse middle class towns and school districts along with scholars, policy experts, state legislators, members of Congress and the White House.

Location: Rutgers University, Camden

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The Art of Sustainability: Creative Placemaking

July 26, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of all of the arts and creative culture actions in the Sustainable Jersey program.

Location: online

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