Neighborhood Development Strategies Training Course Coming to LA and NYC this Winter

NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES

AICP Certification Maintenance points: CM | 16

Date: December 6-7, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, CA
http://www.iedconline.org/?p=Training_Neighborhood_CA

Date: January 17-18, 2013
Location: New York, NY
http://www.iedconline.org/?p=Training_Neighborhood_NY

This practitioner-driven course uses the case study method to compliment current neighborhood development theory. Participants will learn how to identify the major neighborhood actors, their objectives, and strategies for redevelopment, in addition to understanding the process for creating a strategic economic development plan to meet the neighborhood development goals. Specifically, this course will examine social capital (e.g., linkages, networks, talent, etc.), environmental capital (e.g., stewardship, residual management, etc.) and economic capital (e.g., investment and reinvestment) facing distressed neighborhoods and offer solutions to address local needs.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:
• Asset creation, wealth creation, and enterprise development & expansion
• Housing development, real estate speculation, and tax-base stabilization
• Public and private sector role in combating inner city unemployment
• Examining historical and current neighborhood trends
• Performing leakage assessments and gap analyses
• Aligning strategic plans for multiple neighborhood groups
• Understanding the underserved needs for banking and grocery
• Working with media to share success stories

INSTRUCTORS FOR LOS ANGELES:

Libia "Libby" Cadillo, MBA
Managing Director
The Retail Post

Linda H. DiMario
Principal
DiMario & Associates

Ms. Diane Lupke, CEcD
President
Lupke & Associates

Kaizer Rangwala, AICP, CEcD, CNU-A
Principal
Rangwala Associates

INSTRUCTORS FOR NEW YORK CITY:

Colvin W. Grannum
President
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration)

Ms. Diane Lupke, CEcD
President
Lupke & Associates

Kevin McQueen
Managing Director, Community Development Finance Project
Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy
The New School for Public Engagement

Larisa Ortiz
President
Larisa Ortiz Associates

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Press Release
Organization Type: 
Non-Profit
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