Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Blog Release: Cleveburgh+

Via Null Space ... The Cleveburgh Corridor continues to evolve:

The time and place are set for people from three cities within our one region to come together.

To explore common concerns, share best practices, and identify opportunities for collaboration in the fields of economic development, urban design, neighborhood development, sustainable communities, and blogging for change ...

... The event will take place on Friday June 20th, from 10am to 4pm at the Youngstown Club downtown.

The keynote speaker that day will be:

John Austin, former director of the Great Lakes Economic Initiative at the Brookings Institution and current director of the New Economy Initiative of Southeast Michigan.

Other participants include people from these organizations:
  • Pittsburgh Neighborhood and Community Information System (PNCIS)
  • KSU Cleveland Urban Design Collective
  • East Liberty Development, Inc.
  • Cleveland Neighborhood Development Coalition
  • Slavic Village Development
  • Cleveland City Planning Commission
  • Lien Forward Ohio
  • CWRU Center for Urban Poverty and Community Development
  • Fund for Our Economic Future
  • Mahoning River Corridor of Opportunity
  • Neighborhood Progress, Inc.
  • Civic Innovation Lab
  • Youngstown Business Incubator
  • Building Cleveland by Design
  • Defend Youngstown

The event is FREE of charge, but you must register.

Do so here.

Buses are available for those coming from Pittsburgh and Cleveland. But, if you are sticking around for the evening downtown, we'll give you a walking tour (not on the official program) and go out for drinks and dinner afterwards.

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