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Reinventing Older Communities: Building Resilient Cities

Wednesday, May 9, to Friday, May 11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing

On May 9–11, 2012, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and its co-sponsors welcomed community development innovators and leaders to the fifth biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference. This year’s theme was building resilient cities, with a particular focus on smaller cities that were once manufacturing centers. The conference agenda and brochure are listed below. Presentations and videos from this event will be available in the upcoming weeks.

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Federal Reserve Banks of Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Richmond, and St. Louis; William Penn Foundation; Penn Institute for Urban Research; Ford Foundation; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research; and FHLBank Pittsburgh

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Philadelphia, PA 19106-1574

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