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Day 1 — October 23

Grounding Values in Research: Implications from the 1st National Census of Our Field in 20 Years

Storied Communities, Community Stories: Uplifting Resident Voice in Community Development


Day 2 — October 24

Economic Development Trends Among Community Developers

Peer Learning: Cultivating Vibrant Economic Development Ecosystems

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Peer Learning: The Nitty Gritty of Strategic Social Media

Peer Learning: Planning More Engaging Conferences

Emerging Trends in Capacity Building for Community Development

Keynote Remarks by Nathaniel Smith of the Partnership for Southern Equity

Annual Meeting

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Day 3 — October 25

Presentation by EPA Region 4 Environmental Justice Coordinator

Environmental Justice & the Vital Role of Community Developers 

 Equity Impacts & the Professionalization of Community Development

Peer Learning: The Art & Science of Community Development 101

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Grappling with our Field’s Fundamental Tensions

Peer Learning: Creating Partnerships for Greater Climate Justice

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Shakers & Bakers: Leveraging their Roles in Advocacy

Community Development Leadership Award Presentation

  • Press Release: Sharon Legenza of Housing Action Illinois Wins National Community Development Award