Equity as the Center of Your Economic Development Toolbox

Time: 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Theatre: Convention Center

23-11-2019 10:45 23-11-2019 12:00 America/Chicago Equity as the Center of Your Economic Development Toolbox

Cities thrive when the people thrive which is why economic mobility, income inequality and racial wealth disparity continue to be a priority for elected officials. Come to learn how city leaders are intentionally applying an equity lens to economic development in their communities. This session will feature practitioners from the field including representatives from Leadership… Read more »

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Synopsis

Cities thrive when the people thrive which is why economic mobility, income inequality and racial wealth disparity continue to be a priority for elected officials. Come to learn how city leaders are intentionally applying an equity lens to economic development in their communities. This session will feature practitioners from the field including representatives from Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN),  the Democracy at Work Institute (DAWI), and LaborX as well as elected officials who champion this work in their cities. Discover best practices that will empower you to start implementing programs and policies with a focus on equity and people.

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