2013 Shaw Forum Building from Strength: Connecting Real Estate Investment to Quality Urban Public Education

Through case studies and dialogue, participants explored how catalytic capital investments can help align policies and people to ensure high-quality education and neighborhoods, and examine creative ways that school districts, private developers, charter schools, cities, and other institutions have engaged in these issues. …
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2009 Shaw Forum – Maximizing the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Opportunity

On the following morning, the participants reassembled at the offices of Leo A. Daly to begin the day’s work of examining promising approaches that will help communities maximize the NSP opportunity. Participants heard case study presentations by the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Authority, and the Invest St. Paul Initiative. Participants then broke into three groups and addressed a series of questions targeted at neighborhood stabilization efforts. Each group devised its own list of opportunities, challenges, and lessons learned before reconvening and sharing their thoughts with the group as a whole. The findings and key take-aways from this group of experts led to the six tenets for successful implementation that constitute the bulk of this report….
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