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2017 NCOSAFP Annual Conference

​The National Council of State Agricultural Finance Programs will hold its 2017 Annual Conference in Arlington, Virginia. The conference will focus on the industries that make up Virginia’s agricultural base as well as the financing programs that help to grow and sustain this important economic driver. The Annual Agricultural Finance Conference will be an interactive three-day event providing a forum for sharing ideas and gaining new insight and information in the agriculture industry. Arlington, Virginia. Learn more and register... Read more

People & Places 2017

​Attend this national peer-learning event for placemakers. Join people from different regions, cultures, and national networks as they share what’s working to advance prosperity for the people who live and work there. Attendees will go to Capitol Hill and raise their voices on behalf of the communities they serve. And, they will explore solutions and challenges from around the country. Learn more and register... Read more

Thanks to Good Planning, Arlington is Building Over 200 New Affordable Housing Units

Arlington has set ambitious goals to tackle housing affordability, in part by making it easier for developers to build affordable housing in the first place. According to a recent report, Arlington made plans for new affordable units and brought its number of homeless residents down last year even as rents and housing costs went up. Read more... Read more

Urban Waters National Training Workshop

Registration is free and open to all for the 2016 Urban Waters National Training Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, on behalf of the Urban Waters Federal Partnership (UWFP). This is your chance to access representatives of the 14 federal agencies in the Urban Waters Federal Partnership who are committed to supporting your efforts to improve local waters and your community. Connect, share and learn with other innovators about how to convene, engage, and succeed in our partnership work. View... Read more

Urban Waters National Training Workshop, July 26-28

Registration is free and open to all for the 2016 Urban Waters National Training Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, on behalf of the Urban Waters Federal Partnership (UWFP). This is your chance to access representatives of the 14 federal agencies in the Urban Waters Federal Partnership who are committed to supporting your efforts to improve local waters and your community. Connect, share and learn with other innovators about how to convene, engage, and succeed in our partnership work. July... Read more

Tuesdays at APA: Finding Economic Value in Parks, March 15

​We have always known that local and regional public parks add significant value and benefits to their communities in terms of Conservation, Health & Wellness and Social Equity. Beyond that, local and regional park agencies are also engines of economic activity in their communities. Join the discussion on March 15 to learn more about the Economic Impact of Parks nationally, and to hear how Arlington County’s Park Commission is using a recent economic impact study to help make the case... Read more

Arlington, TX, Mixed-Use Project ‘A Game-Changer for Downtown’

​The key to any downtown revitalization plan is giving people a reason to go there. Even better if they can live there, possibly work there and have interesting things to do. In a first for Arlington, Catalyst Urban Development of Dallas is set to break ground next month on a 22-month project to build a mixed-use complex designed around a “live-work-play” concept. Read more... Read more