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Cascade: No. 65, Spring/Summer 2007

Calendar of Events

Improving Financial Education in Pennsylvania’s Communities

This symposium is designed to identify a statewide community of organizations that offer financial education; to share information among peers about effective strategies for delivering financial education; and to identify common challenges among those who incorporate financial education in their work.

June 12–13, 2008; Harrisburg Crowne Plaza

For information, contact René Bryce-Laporte at (717) 783-2498 or rblaporte@state.pa.us; moneysbestfriend.com.

2007 Community Development Policy Summit

The 5th annual policy summit will examine challenges and opportunities, including unintended consequences of the democratization of credit and the integration of revitalization strategies with regional economic development, that help shape public policy.

June 21–22, 2007, Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center

For information, go to www.clevelandfed.org/2007/policysummit.

Reclaiming Vacant Properties: Strategies for Rebuilding America’s Neighborhoods

This event, sponsored by the National Vacant Properties Campaign, is the first national conference focused on helping realize the potential of vacant properties as community assets. It will highlight strategies to ensure they benefit the residents, communities, and cities around them.

September 24–25, 2007, Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA

For information, contact Jennifer Leonard of Smart Growth America at jleonard@smartgrowthamerica.org or call (202) 207-3355, ext. 23; www.vacantproperties.org/reclaimingconference.html

Reinventing Older Communities: How Does Place Matter?

This third national conference organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and other sponsors will include the latest thinking and best practices on a comprehensive range of issues confronting cities of different sizes. Concurrent sessions will include research and “how to” tracks.

March 26–28, 2008, Marriott Philadelphia Downtown

Please contact Jeri Cohen-Bauman at jeri.cohen-bauman@phil.frb.org if you want to receive future information on this event.

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Philadelphia, PA 19106-1574

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