November 15 Forum – Promoting Economic Opportunity: Models That Work
A handful of thriving cities are developing innovative public and private programs that boost economic opportunities for their low- and moderate-income residents, including Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington, D.C. The Urban Institute and the Citi Foundation will host a discussion about urban strategies to tackle poverty and increase economic opportunity. Speakers include Ja’Ron Smith, White House director of urban affairs and revitalization policy; Bob Annibale, global director at the Citi Foundation; Gretchen Beesing, CEO of Catalyst Miami; Sheldon Danziger, president of the Russell Sage Foundation, and Carla Javits, president and CEO of the Roberts Enterprise Development Fund. The event will be held at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. EST. Click here to register.