Reconsidering the American Dream, presented by Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Thursday October 8, 2009
Cleveland State University
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Glickman-Miller Hall Atrium
1717 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH
Alyssa Katz, author of Our Lot: How Real Estate Came to Own Us, and a consultant with the Pratt Center for Community Development in New York.
Dan Moulthrop, host and producer, Ideastream
Proposed policy, program and regulatory reforms now under consideration in Washington will impact affordable housing providers, low and moderate income households seeking access to good credit products and others seeking to keep neighborhoods thriving. Panelists will explore how Community Development Finance Institutions, reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act, Individual Development Accounts and other reforms can be used to channel opportunity into the best possible outcomes for households and neighborhoods.
Generous sponsors of the program include Third Federal Foundation, Dominion Foundation, Neighborhood Progress, Inc., Enterprise Community Partners, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and The Cleveland Foundation.
The program is free and open to the public.
Register online www.urban.csuohio.edu/forum or call 216.523.7330.
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The foreclosure crisis in Cuyahoga County did not happen overnight. Similarly, the strategies for moving our communities and residents beyond foreclosure will take time to evolve. Over the coming year, the Levin College Forum will focus on strategies, tactics and projects that are new, creative, environmentally sustainable and invigorating to the marketplace.
Challenging times are not new to Cleveland, and on this issue, where no roadmap exists, we have an opportunity to create a new path to our future.
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