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CAN Policy Forum

Community Advancement Network

Friday, November 8, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)

CAN Policy Forum

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Today's Choices, Tomorrow's Future:
Growing into the region we want to be

The Austin region will continue to grow, but will our growth be sustainable? Will opportunity be shared, or will economic segregation deepen, providing opportunity to some, while leaving others behind? What solutions will help us grow into the region we want to be?

Join community members and leaders for an important discussion on the future of our community.

 

Keynote Speakers

Elizabeth Kneebone
Elizabeth Kneebone  
Elizabeth Kneebone is a fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution and co-author of Confronting Suburban Poverty in America (Brookings Press, 2013). Her work primarily focuses on urban and suburban poverty, metropolitan demographics, and tax policies that support low-income communities.
       
Jon Hockenyos
 
Jon Hockenyos is President of TXP, Inc, an economic and public policy consulting firm. TXP, Inc. has assisted private business, public sector and non-profit organizations with economic impact analysis, policy research and economic forecasting.
Jon Hockenyos

 


Panel Discussions


Morning Panel Discussion:
What strategies and policies can help us balance growth and affordability?

Moderator:
John-Michael Cortez,
Community Involvement Manager, Capital Metro


Panelists: 

Walter Moreau, Executive Director, Foundation Communities
Matt Whelan, Principal, Live Oak-Gottesman
Sherri Fleming, County Executive, Travis County Health and Human Services & Veteran Service
Elgin Mayor Marc Holm, HUD Sustainable Places Grantee

            

 

Afternoon Panel Discussion:
What strategies and policies can help us develop human capital and job opportunities to build a sustainable future?

Moderator:
Alan Miller, 
Executive Director, Workforce Solutions- Capital Area


Panelists:

Hopeton Hay, Director, Historically Underutilized Business Program, UT System
Mike Midgley, 
Vice President, Austin Community College
Kevin Brackmeyer,
Superintendent, Manor ISD
Hannah Gourgey,
Vice President of Strategic Alignment, E3 Alliance

   

 The full agenda is available at: http://www.caction.org/CAN-Initiatives/Inspire-Collaboration/CAN2013PolicyForumAgenda.pdf

For information on paying by check, or any other questions, please contact Kevin Paris at 512-414-0323 or kevin.paris@austinisd.org Please note that all checks must be mailed by October 25, 2013.


Free onsite parking. The UT Commons Learning Center is also easily accessible by public transportation via Capital Metro. Find route information at CapMetro.org.



If you'd like to contribute to the discussion, but are unable to attend the event, send your answers to the discussion questions below to: kevin.paris(at)austinisd.org


1) What policies can help us balance growth and affordability?

2)What policies can help us develop human capital and job opportunities to build a sustainable future?

Have questions about CAN Policy Forum? Contact Community Advancement Network

When & Where


University of Texas Commons Learning Center at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus
10100 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78758

Friday, November 8, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)


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