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January 23, 2018

Planning Matters Presents Jake Hodesh, Investing in Place by Investing in People: A New and Better Way with Joe Nickol and Kevin Wright: Economic Uncovery

MEMPHIS, TN – Revitalizing a neighborhood in a sustainable, equitable, fun way is a significant challenge, particularly for grassroots groups and community activists. Wouldn’t it be great if there was just a playbook that showed how it could be done? Good news – there is. The Neighborhood Playbook is a field guide for community members and developers that facilitates the activation of spaces with the goal of influencing physical and economic growth in neighborhoods. The brainchild of longtime community developers…

Date:
January 23, 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Venue:
Benjamin J. Hooks Library
Address:
3030 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111 United States
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Organizer:
Karen Foster
Phone:
(901) 231-5058

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February 13, 2018

RegionSmart Special Event with Dr. Jim Johnson: Six Disruptive Demographics That Will Change America Forever

James H. Johnson Jr. is the William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of strategy and entrepreneurship and director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. His research interests include community and economic development, the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace, interethnic minority conflict in advanced industrial societies, urban poverty and public policy in urban America, and workforce diversity issues. His thought-provoking and eye-opening presentation about the demographic forces that are…

Date:
February 13, 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Venue:
Memphis Bioworks
Address:
20 S Dudley Street
Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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Organizer:
Karen Foster
Phone:
(901) 231-5058

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March 27, 2018

Planning Matters Presents Kristen Jeffers: Putting a Black, Urbanist, Southern Lens on a Practice of Planning and Development

MEMPHIS, TN – Kristen Jeffers is on a journey. “It all started with a paper map, toy cars, devoted parents and a precocious daughter who never stopped asking questions, reading books, and telling stores about her identity, both as person and as a citizen of a city,” she writes on her website, The Black Urbanist. “Now it’s a forum for ideas, for solutions and for dreams about what our diverse cities and all the places that support them, can be.”…

Date:
March 27, 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Venue:
Playhouse on the Square
Address:
66 Cooper Street
Memphis, TN 38104 United States
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Organizer:
Karen Foster
Phone:
(901) 231-5058

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