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Archive for March, 2014

Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren’t We?

April 24, 2014 11:30 amtoApril 25, 2014 4:00 pm

The Center for Public Scholarship is pleased to present the 31st Social Research conference,“Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren’t We?,” on Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, 2014, at The New School in New York City.

Where:

The New School 
University Center
John L. Tishman Auditorium 
63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003

Conference is free, for more information, click here.

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Forum Keynote: Target Investments at Assets, not Companies

Friday, March 21st, 2014

New Jersey, and the entire region, can learn from New York’s success how best to invest in economic growth.

Forum Feature: Giving Office Parks a New Lease on Life

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

There are opportunities to repurpose New Jersey’s increasingly obsolete suburban structures, such as malls and office parks, but it takes a lot of effort and cooperation.

Forum Feature: What’s Plan B? Energy Resiliency in Redevelopment

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

A range of options, addressing both supply alternatives and asset isolation and protection, is available to municipalities that want to make themselves more energy-resilient during emergencies.

Forum Feature: Does Green Infrastructure Create Real Estate Value?

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The use of green-infrastructure elements can add real estate value through both higher revenues and lower costs, but they must be incorporated early in the design process.

Capitalize on the Benefits of Walkable and Bike Friendly Communities: Strategies and Funding Sources

April 4, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

There is growing evidence that providing places to walk and bicycle is a successful strategy for maintaining or restoring economic vitality and improving public health in a community. Learn about the successful strategies, tools, and funding opportunities available to help your town realize these benefits.

Place:

Camden County MUA

1645 Ferry Avenue

Camden, NJ 08104

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Workshop is co-sponsored by New Jersey Future.

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Capitalize on the Benefits of Walkable and Bike Friendly Communities: Strategies and Funding Sources

April 3, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

There is growing evidence that providing places to walk and bicycle is a successful strategy for maintaining or restoring economic vitality and improving public health in a community. Learn about the successful strategies, tools, and funding opportunities available to help your town realize these benefits.

Place:

Township of Montclair Fire Department Headquarters

1 Pine Street

Montclair, NJ 07042

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Workshop is co-sponsored by New Jersey Future.

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Capitalize on the Benefits of Walkable and Bike Friendly Communities: Strategies and Funding Sources

April 2, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

There is growing evidence that providing places to walk and bicycle is a successful strategy for maintaining or restoring economic vitality and improving public health in a community. Learn about the successful strategies, tools, and funding opportunities available to help your town realize these benefits.

Place:

Rutgers Student Center, Room 411

ABC 126 College Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Workshop is co-sponsored by New Jersey Future.

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Courage to Connect: Fourth Annual Seminar

May 2, 2014
8:00 amto12:00 pm

Join Courage to Connect to learn how regionalization will reshape New Jersey and create a more sustainable future for us all.

Building on Successes: For School and Municipal Officials and Citizens

Place:
Robert Meyner Reception Center, PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ
Exit 116 on Garden State Parkway

For more information, click here.

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Draft 2014 New Jersey Hazard Mitigation Plan Available for Comment

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

For the first time, the state will accept public comment on its newly released draft Hazard Mitigation Plan. All interested parties are encouraged to submit comments.

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