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Special Events

  • Strong Towns PresentationStrong Towns Presentation

    Strong Towns' Chuck Marohn will visit Hackensack April 13, 2016, to deliver a presentation on ways to invest for community resiliency and prosperity.

  • Honoring Dr. George PruittHonoring Dr. George Pruitt

    A cocktail reception Oct. 29, 2015, to honor Dr. George Pruitt, a leader in higher education and redevelopment and a friend of New Jersey Future.

  • Honoring Henry ColemanHonoring Henry Coleman

    A cocktail reception Oct. 30, 2014, to honor Henry A. Coleman, a dedicated public servant and a friend and trustee of New Jersey Future.

  • What's Next After Rebuilding? Making Resilience HappenWhat's Next After Rebuilding? Making Resilience Happen

    An afternoon symposium Oct. 30, 2014, in conjunction with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, focuses on how to advance, and pay for, increased resilience in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Approved for 2 AICP CM credits.

  • New Jersey Conference on the Fourth Regional Plan New Jersey Conference on the Fourth Regional Plan

    New Jersey Future and Regional Plan Association are convening a New Jersey Regional Conference to bring forward the next generation of “big ideas” to enhance prosperity, livability, and environmental sustainability in the tri-state region. Approved for 2.5 AICP CM credits.

  • An Evening at the ShoreAn Evening at the Shore

    A gathering on the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy to connect with others involved in rebuilding the Jersey Shore.

  • Sandy One Year Later: Looking to the FutureSandy One Year Later: Looking to the Future

    A conference on the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy examines the rebuilding progress made to date, and the work still left to do.

  • Conference: Rebuilding A Resilient New Jersey ShoreConference: Rebuilding A Resilient New Jersey Shore

    The devastation from Hurricane Sandy created a wake-up call on the need to rebuild the Jersey shore in a way that respects nature and protects people, properties and public investments. Come hear expert speakers address key topics, and share your opinion on how we can restore a thriving, healthy and resilient coastal region.

  • 25th Anniversary Celebration25th Anniversary Celebration

    On Sunday, Nov. 18, New Jersey Future celebrated 25 years of non-partisan research, policy analysis, education and advocacy in pursuit of smarter growth in New Jersey.

  • New Jersey Future Honors Brendan ByrneNew Jersey Future Honors Brendan Byrne

    New Jersey Future paid tribute to former Governor Brendan Byrne on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.

  • Honoring Ingrid Reed: A Benefit for New Jersey FutureHonoring Ingrid Reed: A Benefit for New Jersey Future

    A celebration honoring Ingrid Reed's commitment to New Jersey and its communities. Nov. 21, 2010.

  • The Shore of the FutureThe Shore of the Future

    The first in a series of discussions about the critical issues facing New Jersey, this symposium will examine what a regional response to climate change and the risks associated with sea-level rise should entail.

  • State Plan SymposiumState Plan Symposium

    A one-day symposium presented by the Policy Research Institute for the Region at Princeton University and New Jersey Future on the future of state planning in New Jersey. Oct. 16, 2009.

  • Workshop for DEP Grants: Planning and Designing Climate-Friendly TownsWorkshop for DEP Grants: Planning and Designing Climate-Friendly Towns

    A workshop focused on state DEP grants for the development and implementation of climate-friendly design guidelines and zoning standards that allow for compact, walkable mixed-use development and/or transit-oriented development. July 20, 2009.

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