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2018 ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO

October 19, 2018toOctober 22, 2018

The ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO offers over 130 courses, allowing attendees to earn up to 24 professional development hours (PDHs).

Location: Philadelphia, PA

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Turning Toxic Liabilities into Community Assets

October 22, 2018
8:30 amto12:00 pm

Hosted by Financial Wellness Institute, Land Dimensions, and Rutgers University – Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs

This event will spotlight and raise awareness of the severity of the ongoing foreclosure issue that continues to plague our communities. Join multi-sector stakeholders that include not-for-profit organizations, healthcare, banking, education, government, foundations and corporations, who are coming together to invest their time and dollars to address this issue and create a thriving region for families to live.

Location: Adelphia Restaurant – Ballroom, 1750 Clements Bridge Road, Deptford Township, NJ 08096

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New Jersey Citizen Science Forum

October 23, 2018
9:00 amto4:00 pm

The Citizen Science Forum, co-hosted by EPA Region 2, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and The Watershed Institute, brings together New Jersey environmental organizations to discuss key issues impacting the volunteer water monitoring community. Registration for this FREE citizen science forum is limited. Optional box lunch is available for $13.

Location: The Watershed Institute, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, NJ 08534

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CDBG and HOME Funds Defined

October 23, 2018 9:30 amtoOctober 24, 2018 4:30 pm

New Jersey Redevelopment Authority Redevelopment Training Institute

This two day workshop is important for all CDBG and HOME funds grantees and sub-recipients, and those seeking to access these federal funds for community, housing and economic development initiatives.  The training will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the CDBG and HOME funds rules and regulations which are essential knowledge to administer and comply with the two programs.  Participants will also learn important program definitions, and discuss eligible activities, and the role and responsibilities of grantees, sub-recipients and contractors.

Location: Newark HUD Office, One Newark Center, 1085 Raymond Blvd., 13th Floor, Newark NJ

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Building Teams for Creative Placemaking

October 24, 2018
10:00 amto12:45 pm

Hosted by: The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

This workshop focuses on building sustainable and high-performing teams for creative placemaking.  Participants will learn how teams go from starting off as a group of people with different agendas to a team with a shared mission and views on how to move forward.

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

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Building Teams for Creative Placemaking

October 25, 2018
10:00 amto12:45 pm

Hosted by: The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

This workshop focuses on building sustainable and high-performing teams for creative placemaking.  Participants will learn how teams go from starting off as a group of people with different agendas to a team with a shared mission and views on how to move forward.

Location: ValleyArts, 400 South Jefferson St., Orange, NJ 07050

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Inside the Urbanist’s Studio

October 25, 2018
12:00 pmto2:00 pm

Hosted by ULI Philadelphia

An intimate conversation between mentor and mentee Leslie Smallwood-Lewis and Krystal McLaurin who will ask each other candid questions about life and work in the real estate and construction industries, and the successes and challenges of being a female minority leader in the industry.

Location: Barbuzzo, 110 S 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Public Health and Our Ports: The Road to Clean Air

October 26, 2018
8:00 amto6:00 pm

Hosted by: The Center for Environmental Exposure and Disease (CEED) at Rutgers University

This conference will engage a broad range of stakeholders including decision makers and public policy thought leaders, environmental and public health organizations,the NYNJ Port Authority, technical solutions experts, labor and faith-based organizations, as well as academics. The overall goal of the conference will be to educate the greater community and articulate solutions that improve the health and well-being in affected communities.

Location: Rutgers Law School, 123 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

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Opportunity Zones Conference

October 29, 2018
8:00 amto11:30 am

Ted Zangari of Sills Cummis facilitates a discussion with Senator Corey Booker and Governor Phil Murphy (tentative) on the impact of Opportunity Zones in New Jersey. Continental breakfast to be served.

Location: Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, 2 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Parking: How Much is Enough?

October 30, 2018
9:30 amto4:30 pm

New Jersey Redevelopment Authority Redevelopment Training Institute

Cities often face challenges in finding a balance between the desired densities and the required parking when taking up redevelopment projects.  In order to achieve the preferred high density in urban markets it is quintessential to come up with unique site designs and innovative parking strategies. In this session, we will discuss how to assess parking requirements for redevelopment and transit-oriented developments and the availability of parking in such area.

Location: Newark HUD Office, 1085 Raymond Blvd., 13th Floor, Newark NJ

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