One of New Jersey’s greatest assets is its diversity. Unfortunately, New Jersey remains an economically and racially segregated state–meaning that not only are some people excluded from opportunity, but also that municipalities are missing out on the economic and social benefits of diversity. How can we use redevelopment as a way to achieve diversity and establish an equitable future where everyone can thrive? This session will explore strategies for incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion into […]Click for more information on 'All In: Redevelopment Strategies to Achieve Equity'
New Jersey’s population is aging, and development patterns in New Jersey aren’t keeping up with the needs of its growing population of older residents. Highlighting examples of redevelopment projects and aging-friendly planning projects, this session will explore what towns can do to create communities that are better not just for older people, but for everyone. Learn how designing communities for all ages isn’t only possible, it’s achievable. Session summary. Maryann Bucci-Carter presentation. Ramon Hache presentation. […]Click for more information on 'Here for life: Planning communities for all ages'
How can government agencies and departments establish creative cross-disciplinary partnerships to solve big social problems like homelessness, racial exclusion, and environmental degradation? These case studies will provide examples of how unusual partnerships can create benefits. Examples will include things like hospitals building affordable housing, government partnerships to increase job growth, and creative private/public partnerships for infrastructure financing. Session summary. Sean Agid presentation Katherine Brennan presentation Ronda Urkowitz presentation Equity and Inclusion track sponsor: Riker […]Click for more information on 'Dynamic duos: Solving big problems with creative government partnerships'