Working for Smart Growth:
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Future of Newark: Why NJ’s Gateway City is Poised for More Growth

November 28, 2018
8:00 amto11:00 am

Join Bisnow for their first-ever event in Newark. The time is now for Newark: a city just 10 miles west of Manhattan that is ready for its time in the spotlight again. The city made the shortlist for Amazon’s HQ2, landing as one of the top 20 cities still in the running for their second headquarters in North America.

Is Newark slated for a massive urban revival? Find out what all the buzz is about and who the big players are that are involved with reshaping this city filled with arts and culture, both past and present, at the Newark State of the Market!

Location: Ironside Newark
110 Edison Place
Newark, NJ 07102

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Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey: Thriving Communities Transform Lives

November 28, 2018
8:00 amto3:30 pm

Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey is about improving health, equity and well-being for all residents. To achieve health equity, we need to meet communities where they are and address unique barriers so that physical and mental health is a part of everything we do. The conference will have featured speakers in addition to workshop sessions. Continental breakfast and lunch provided.

Location: The Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, New Jersey 08873

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WEBINAR: Integrating and Implementing Nature-Based Solutions into Hazard Mitigation Plans

November 28, 2018
1:00 pmto2:30 pm

​This webinar will showcase how nature-based solutions are being incorporated in hazard mitigation and climate adaptation planning in Massachusetts and Vermont. They will cover state hazard mitigation requirements, and how state plans incorporate and implement nature-based solutions.

Location: Online

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Zoning and Permitting for the Creative Economy

November 28, 2018
1:30 pmto4:15 pm

This workshop explores various uses in the creative economy, and their land use and permitting preferences. Participants will also learn how to review their land use codes to assess how ‘creative’ friendly are their regulations. Note: Participants should be able to access (online, or in print), their community’s land use and permitting regulations.

Location: ArtPride NJ Foundation, 432 High Street, Burlington, NJ 08017

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