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New Strategies for Changing Communities

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Monday, June 10, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Norwalk, CT

New Strategies for Changing Communities

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“From Policy to Practice”

Designing and Implementing Effective Affordable Housing

Policies and Programs

9am – 1pm

9:00 am                       Ingathering and Refreshments

9:15 am                       Opening and Welcome

Pastor McCluster - Mayor Moccia (Norwalk), Mayor Finch (Bridgeport), Mayor Pavia (Stamford)

9:30 am                       Presentation of Special Guests – Dwight Alexander, Director of Legislative Affairs, FHLBSF

9:35 am                       Summit Opening Address(s) (with Q & A) – Facilitator, Gwen Edwards

Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Chris Murphy - Congressman Jim Himes – Governor Dan Malloy

10:05 am                     Special Awards – 2013 Homeownership Champions  of The Year (3)

10:15am                      Plenary Address – Vaughn D. Irons, CEO, APD Solutions, Atlanta, GA “Innovative Affordable Community Development Models”

10:30 am                     Summit Panel and Open Dialogue (Q & A)

                                    “Policy to Programs – Programmatic Challenges and Successes”

                                                Moderator – State Representative Bruce Morris, Norwalk

                                                Eric Chatman, Exec Director – CT Housing Finance Authority

                                                Jeff Gentes,  Lead Counsel – CT Fair Housing Center

                                                Suzanne Piacentini, Acting Director – HUD Hartford Regional Office

                                                Commissioner Howard Pitkin – CT Department of Banking

11:30 am                     Local/Regional Housing Collaboration

“Building a Better Mousetrap - Collaborative Works in Progress”

                                                Moderator – Joan Carte, Exec Director, HDF, Stamford

David Kooris, Director of Planning & Dev – Bridgeport

                                                Tim Sheehan, Director, Norwalk Redevelopment – Norwalk

                                                Tim Beeble,  Director of Planning & Dev – Stamford

12:30 pm                     Wrap-up and Planning Session

Consensus Lessons, Takeaways and Next Steps

12:00 pm til                Housing Preservation Workshops and One-on-One Counseling

7:00pm                            Participating Financial Institutions, Counseling Agencies and Attorneys

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Norwalk City Hall
25 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851

Monday, June 10, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)


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