This year, our sixteen sessions addressed a broad array of issues. Presenters included community residents, representatives of financial institutions, nonprofit administrators, grassroots activists, real estate developers, government officials and staff members, and more. Click on any session title to go to the full list of session descriptions, and stay tuned for presenter presentations for select sessions!
TUESDAY, MAY 15 - 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
- LIHTCs and Vouchers and Loans, Oh My! Demystifying the Basics of Affordable Rental Housing Finance
- Creative Collaborative Community Projects: the Case of the United Hazelwood Design Team and Uber
- Why Should Community Development Care About Transit?
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 - 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM
- Equitable Development, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) and the Housing Opportunity Fund: Policy and Resource Initiatives Designed to Create a More Equitable Pittsburgh
- Wake Up the Vote: Seven Ways to Create Excitement around Voting
- Revitalization in Three Acts: Philadelphia, PA | Warren, OH | Homestead, PA
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 - 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
- What Is “Community” After All? Reevaluating Concepts of Community in the Wake of Gentrification
- SERIOUS FUN! Getting Stuff Done Through Playful Engagement
- Cooperatives: Traditionally Cutting Edge Businesses for More Resilient Communities
- Mobility is a Human Right: What is Community Development’s Role?
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 - 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM