Community Development & Policy Studies 2012 Events
Small Business Development and Finance: Opportunities in the Quad Cities
This conference provided resources for small business development, including technical and financial assistance.
October 25, 2012
Developing Small Businesses and Leveraging Resources in Detroit
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Michigan Bankers Association and the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan will address the issues of small business credit and financing in the city of Detroit.
October 16-17, 2012
Industrial Cities Initiative Symposium
This conference identified policies and programs that promote (or inhibit) economic growth and vitality in industrial cities.
February 28, 2012
The Many Faces of Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food
USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and local, state and federal government, business and not for profit organizations from twelve states in America’s heartland joined us to discuss successful models and opportunities in the local food system arena.
February 3, 2012
Neighborhoods and Housing Markets Comprehensive Community Development in the Metropolitan Context
This panel explored ways in which neighborhoods within metropolitan areas are linked to one another through flows of population and investment from neighborhood to neighborhood and how regional policymakers and community developers can work together to influence these flows to produce better neighborhoods and regions.
January 23, 2012