Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Join CSSP and the Annie E. Casey Foundation for a Webinar on Redevelopment, Partnerships and Philanthropy in New Orleans

Eight years ago, the Annie E. Casey Foundation joined a collaborative effort to help rebuild and revitalize a low-income New Orleans neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Resident leaders and philanthropic partners both played crucial roles in ensuring the redevelopment project in the historic neighborhood of Central City met the needs of the community. 

Join the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) for a webinar on Monday, January 27 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) to explore the multifaceted partnerships that guided the post-Katrina transformation of Central City's C.J. Peete public housing complex into the mixed-income Harmony Oaks community. The webinar will feature the key players involved - resident, developer and funder - as they talk about their rebuilding experience and lessons that could help inform future redevelopment efforts.

Webinar Participants:
  • Frank Farrow, director, Center for the Study of Social Policy (moderator) 
  • Leila Fiester, writer and author of Investing in New Orleans: Lessons for Philanthropy in Public Housing Redevelopment 
  • Sandra Moore, president, Urban Strategies 
  • Jocquelyn Marshall, former president of the C.J. Peete Resident Council and Harmony Oaks resident
  • Mindy Turbov, director of Choice Neighborhoods, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Click here to register.

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