Tag Archives: Webinar

Leveraging Resources for Brownfields Revitalization: Meet the Funders

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Brownfield grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are one of many sources of funds that can support redevelopment of contaminated sites. This webinar will highlight a number of infrastructure redevelopment resources available from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and EPA’s Office of Water to leverage your brownfield dollars. The webinar will also feature a presentation from a community that has successfully used grants, loans and other support from these agencies for its... Read more

Webinar: How to Retain Maker and Manufacturing Industries with Creative Zoning Tools

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As manufacturing space is threatened by residential, commercial, and retail uses, cities are starting to think creatively about where small-batch production can happen in a city. Learn about new or proposed zoning initiatives in Somerville, Nashville, and Indianapolis that are helping makers and manufacturers protect real estate space they currently occupy or can move to in the future. Register now... Read more

Webinar: Building an Equitable Transportation System with Shared Mobility

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Shared mobility holds enormous potential to help meet the mobility needs for underserved populations that are too often left behind in the planning process. Join the Shared-Use Mobility Center for a free webinar to learn how to use shared mobility to address these important mobility issues. Presenters will discuss emerging best practices that cities are using to help address transportation equity needs in their communities. The webinar will also cover ways that transportation and policy experts can use SUMC’s Shared... Read more

Investing in Main Street & Earning CRA Credit for Historic Tax Credits

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This one-hour webinar is aimed at bankers, developers, Main Street managers, property owners, community organizations, tax credit professionals and planning officials. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the key characteristics of CRA-eligible HTC equity investments. Bankers who participate will know how to make the case to bank examiners that their HTC investments merit CRA consideration. Those seeking HTC investments from banks will learn what information their banker needs to determine CRA eligibility. Learn more and register... Read more

Webinar: Strategic Partnerships in Detroit to Create Stronger Connections between Youth and the Trades

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Long-term investments are sorely needed to connect youth to the trades – and to change the general public’s perception of the trades – but we can’t lose sight of the partnerships already taking place. The Urban Manufacturing Alliance’s Workforce Community of Practice will feature two organizations’ creative partnerships to bringing youth into the trades. Both examples of partnerships demonstrate intentional inclusion of underserved communities and the benefit manufacturing jobs can bring to them and their communities. Register now... Read more

AIA Leadership Institute 2016

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The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Leadership Institute is a one-day leadership training event for architects. Join local and industry leaders for an essential training experience that includes learning leadership best practices and how to apply them in professional, industry, community, communication, and design leadership; connecting to a network of local and industry leaders who are changing the leadership dialogue; and accessing relevant content for your career and professional journey. November 18 in 5 different U.S. cities, or online. Register... Read more

Webinar – Walking at Work: The What, Why and How of Walking Meetings

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Walking is a great way to incorporate more physical activity into your daily routine. One way to make sure you are getting the recommended amount of steps is to turn meetings at work into walking meetings and to encourage colleagues to stay active with you. Join America Walks for a webinar exploring the what, why and how of walking meetings and learn from examples of businesses and organization that have put them into practice. Register now... Read more

Post-Election Outlook for 2017 Design and Construction

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The economy has limped through much of 2016. Some analysts say uncertainty over the U.S. presidential and congressional elections has caused businesses and consumers to hold off committing to construction and other spending. Once the election is finally over, will construction get a bounce or fall into a sinkhole? What are the likely impacts on housing, private nonresidential investment, infrastructure and other public projects? Will labor availability ease or continue to plague many contractors? Are materials prices heading up, down... Read more

Building the Case for Green Infrastructure: Outreach and Education

The Riverside Park branch of the Urban Ecology Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Credit: Urban Ecology Center)
Designing, implementing, and maintaining green infrastructure at the local level requires support and participation from the community. This EPA webcast will address strategies and lessons learned from two dynamic outreach and education programs. Madison Quinn from Onondaga County, NY, will present on the Save the Rain program. Mike Heimos from Columbia, MO, will present on the Stormwater Utility Education Program. Register now... Read more
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