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Innovations for Building Healthy, Equitable Communities

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
9:00am - 11:00am PST
LA84 Foundation
2141 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90018
Members: $0.00
Non-Members: $0.00
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As a follow up to the SCG Annual Conference, please join us for a briefing on how we can build a better future for the Los Angeles region through Smart Growth funding strategies.

We’ll examine ways to build healthy and sustainable communities that encourage community redevelopment without displacing those we seek to serve. Smart Growth investments cross a broad spectrum of funding issues including transportation access and mobility, air quality and environmental health, affordable housing, neighborhood beautification, public safety, and the effects of climate change.

In this interactive conversation, panelists will provide an overview of Smart Growth and insights into how the challenges Southern Californians face provide openings for philanthropic investments.  We’ll also hear about ways to leverage public monies for expanding transit systems, affordable housing, tree planting, and other redevelopment strategies.

Dr. Beatriz Solìs, Director, Healthy Communities, South Region, The California Endowment will moderate a conversation with three leading experts in the field:

  • Dr. Richard Jackson, Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences and Professor of the Institute of the Environment & Sustainability of Urban Planning at University of California, Los Angeles
  • Dr. Manuel Pastor, Director, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity of University of Southern California
  • Colleen Callahan, Deputy Director, Luskin Center for Innovation, University of California, Los Angeles

Specifically, we’ll learn how Senate Bill 535 and Assembly Bill 32 provide a tremendous opportunity to make smart investments in underserved communities in California while combating climate change. We hope you’ll be able to join us for this thought-provoking program.

This program is sponsored by The California Endowment.

SCG members: no cost to participate
Eligible non-members: no cost to participate

SCG members: register online (you must log in to your SCG account to register online).
Eligible Non-members: If you already have an SCG account, log in to register. If you do not have an account yet, contact us at [email protected].

Who May Participate:
Current SCG members and non-members eligible for SCG membership.

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