Welcome and Agenda Review

Keith Wardrip, Community Development Research Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Equitable Development Strategies

Eileen Divringi, Research Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Role of Anchor Institutions in Distressed Communities

Rita Hodges, Assistant Director, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania

Case Study: Efforts, Successes, and Challenges of Reading, PA’s Anchor Institution-Based Inclusive Redevelopment Strategy

David Myers, Director, O’Pake Institute for Ethics, Leadership, and Public Service Alvernia University

Open Forum to Discuss Strategies in Atlantic City Context

Moderator: Oliver Cooke, Associate Professor of Economics, Stockton University