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Cascade: No. 69, Fall 2008

Calendar of Events

The Next Billion: Mobility, Flexibility, Agility

October 19-22, 2008, Atlanta

Annual conference of the International Economic Development Council focuses on the latest economic development trends and includes topics such as regional partnerships, best practices in entrepreneurship, climate change, and urban housing.

For information, see www.iedconline.org External Link.

Confronting the Neighborhood Impacts of Foreclosure

Monday, October 20, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Philadelphia

This will be a simulcast of a Federal Reserve System conference in its Recovery, Renewal, Rebuilding series. The simulcast will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Boehne Auditorium.

For details, see www.philadelphiafed.org, community development, or contact Kenyatta Burney. Register by Oct. 13 in order to attend.

New Jersey Redevelopment Agency (NJRA) Training on Redevelopment in New Jersey

NJRA offers courses for nonprofit and for-profit developers, city officials, community development corporations, and others outlining the nuances of the process of redevelopment planning, real estate development, and project finance. A workshop on redevelopment financing tools will be held October 23 in Trenton. A course on real estate development will be held October 30 and November 6, 13, and 14 in northern New Jersey. A course on project finance will be held December 16-19 in southern New Jersey.

For information, go to www.njra.us/rti External Link or call (609) 292-0031.

National Community Investment Fund Annual Development Banking Conference

November 6-7, 2008, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Focused on actionable strategies for community development banks and credit unions that can be replicated to improve financial performance and enhance development impact.

For information, see www.ncif.org or contact Joseph Schmidt at (312) 881-5817 or jschmidt@ncif.org.

2008 Homes Within Reach Conference

November 18-19, 2008, Harrisburg Hilton

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania presents fourth annual conference, featuring 30 workshops, eight three-hour institutes, and eight three-hour symposiums on a wide range of housing and community development issues.

For information, contact info@housingalliancepa.org or visit www.housingalliancepa.org External Link.

Innovative Financial Services for the Underserved: Opportunities and Outcomes

April 16-17, 2009, Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel

The Community Affairs officers of the Federal Reserve System are jointly sponsoring their sixth biennial research conference to encourage objective research into financial services issues affecting low- and moderate-income individuals, families, and communities. The theme of the 2009 conference centers on innovation in financial services.

For information, contact kc.caresearchconf@kc.frb.org.

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Philadelphia, PA 19106-1574

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