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Archive for March, 2019

New Jersey’s Gold Coast Summit

June 12, 2019
7:30 amto10:30 am

Hosted by New Jersey Bisnow

What will is take for the Gold Coast to lure millennials being priced out of Manhattan and Brooklyn? What infrastructure improvements can real estate professionals look forward to spurring new development? These issues and more will be the focus of Bisnow’s New Jersey Gold Coast Summit.

Location: Venue TBA

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2019 EPA OCR Strategies for Food Systems, Health, and Economic Development Webinar

April 24, 2019
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

Through this webinar you’ll hear how EPA collaborates with communities to grow their economies and improve the environment. (Attendance is free, but registration is required by April 23 to insure your connection.)

Location: Online

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Our Ocean and Beaches: A Record of Success and New Challenges to Face

April 5, 2019
9:30 amto11:30 am

A panel discussion featuring-


Joseph M. Kyrillos, Former New Jersey State Senator (Ret.) and Monmouth University Public Servant-in-Residence 2018-19


Chris Daggett, Former Regional Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Cindy Zipf, Executive Director of Clean Ocean Action

Tony MacDonald, Director of the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute


Location: Wilson Auditorium, Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ 07764

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Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development

September 16, 2019 7:30 amtoSeptember 17, 2019 2:30 pm

The Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development gathers industry experts and decision makers in business and government, housing and economic development, and the nonprofit community from throughout the state for two days of informed discussion, empowering ideas, and engaging trade and industry exhibitors.

Location: Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, 777 Harrahs Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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New Jersey’s Approval Rate Sinking With Young Adults

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

The latest Monmouth Poll Garden State Quality of Life Index shows continuing and growing dissatisfaction among young adults. Census data offer some insights into why.

Sustainability Summit & 10th Anniversary Celebration

June 14, 2019
8:30 amto4:30 pm

Hosted by Sustainable Jersey

Together with more than 350 change-makers from across the political, private and public sectors, Sustainable Jersey will celebrate its 10th anniversary and spotlight the many people, organizations, businesses, and agencies that have contributed to New Jersey’s progress.

Location: Bell Works
101 Crawfords Corner Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733

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Meet-and-Greet with Evesham Mayor Jaclyn Veasy

March 6, 2019
6:30 pmto8:30 pm

Join us for a meet-and-greet with Mayor Jaclyn Veasy and members of the Evesham Town Council. They’re coming together to talk about how stormwater affects our clean drinking water, and they want to address any questions you have about this complicated issue.

Location: Zed’s Beer, 19 N Maple Ave, Marlton, NJ 08053

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Gateway Project Updates

March 26, 2019
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, a rail-advocacy group representing 1.7 million residents in four counties along NJ Transit’s Raritan Valley Rail line, will sponsor a free presentation on the Gateway Project.

Location: Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., Cranford, NJ 07016

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Progress 2019: New Jersey on the National Stage

May 10, 2019

Join New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) for their annual policy conference exploring the long-term solutions that spread prosperity to every resident in every corner of the Garden State.

Location: TBA

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Ecology & Economy: Resolving Our Climate Crisis

March 11, 2019
7:15 pmto9:15 pm

Hosted by CivicStory

What is an ethical response to climate change? Is ‘growth’ always good? What should we do to reverse global warming? Can news help us live better? Join CivicStory for this lively interactive dialogue.

Location: Congregation Beth El, 222 Irvington Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079

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