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Bay Area Regional Prosperity Plan - Capstone Conference

Regional Prosperity Plan Consortium

Monday, April 13, 2015 at 12:30 PM - Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:00 AM (PDT)

Bay Area Regional Prosperity Plan - Capstone Conference

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The Bay Area Capstone Conference is a free event. Please register to attend.
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Bay Area Regional Prosperity Plan

C a p s t o n e  C o n f e r e n c e    A p r i l  1 3  &  1 4 ,  2 0 1 5

O a k l a n d  A s i a n  C u l t u r a l  C e n t e r

The Regional Prosperity Plan (RPP) is about making sure that everyone in the Bay Area can thrive.  It’s a plan for addressing barriers that continue to lead to an hour glass economy with a large number of extraordinarily wealthy residents and a base of people living in poverty with very few living comfortably on middle-wage salaries. The Capstone Conference will explore the solutions in: 

  • Workforce Development 
  • Economic Development 
  • Public transportation 
  • Preserving and building affordable housing in transit-served communities. 

 

Join local residents, elected leaders, community-based organizations, labor unions, regional planning agencies, community colleges, workforce development boards, training providers, economic development professionals, grant making foundations, transportation and housing advocates and experts in plenary sessions, workshops and poster exhibits.  

Learn about pilot projects and best practices.  Explore funding options for the next steps. Be a part of implementing the Regional Prosperity Plan--expanding, scaling pilot projects and continuing to work collaboratively towards prosperity for everyone.

(The RPP and the Capstone Conference are funded by a grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.)

FAQs

What is the conference schedule?

The Capstone Conference is a 2 day event with the following schedule:

Monday, April 13th – Registration 12:30pm-1:30pm

Monday, April 13th – Opening Plenary 1:30pm-3pm

Monday, April 13th – Towards a Just and Equitable Sharing Economy 3:30-5pm

Monday, April 13th – Positioning Industrial Land for Middle Wage Job Growth 3:30-5pm

Monday, April 13th – Youth Engagement and Leadership Development 3:30-5pm

Monday, April 13th – Protecting Tenant Rights - A Low-Cost High-Impact Strategy

                                        to Preserve Affordable Housing 3:30-5pm

Monday, April 13th – Local Jurisdiction Partnerships to Grow the Economy 3:30-5pm

Monday, April 13th – Reception 5pm-6pm

 * Please note lunch will not be provided on Monday, April 13th, 2015

Tuesday, April 14th – Registration and Breakfast 8am-9am

Tuesday, April 14th – Opening Plenary 9am-10:15am

Tuesday, April 14th – Regional Strategy to Develop Career Pathways for

                                   Day Laborers 10:30am-12pm

Tuesday, April 14th – Growing the Economy and Improving Job Standards

                                   for Workers 10:30am-12pm

Tuesday, April 14th – Preventing Displacement & Racially Concentrated Areas

                                   of Poverty 10:30am-12pm

Tuesday, April 14th – Putting Worker Housing Close to the Worker’s Job 10:30am-12pm

Tuesday, April 14th – Boxed Lunch provided during conference 11am-1pm

Tuesday, April 14th – Finding Land and Financing for Affordable Housing 12:15pm-1:15pm

Tuesday, April 14th – Funding Sources to Implement the RPP 12:15pm-1:15pm

Tuesday, April 14th – Closing Plenary 1:30pm-3pm

A detailed description of the events can be viewed at this link:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2cUyB1-2Vs5cFA0MjYwNVJLOGc/view

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Public Transportation is available to the Oakland Asian Cultural Center via BART. The nearest BART station to the event venue is the 12 Street Oakland BART station, located 4 blocks away at the corner of Broadway and 12th Street.

If you are driving to the event venue, there is an underground parking garage in the Pacific Renaissance Plaza where the Oakland Asian Cultural Center is located. We do not validate for parking. The parking fee is $2 per hour with a maximum daily rate of $24. Metered street parking is also available at $2 per hour (8am-6pm) with a 2 hour limit.

For more information on getting to the event venue, see http://oacc.cc/directions/

Is there financial assistance to attend the event?

Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for attending the conference. There is a limit of 1 scholarship per organization. Please email a request to receive scholarship funds to chang_marie@yahoo.com. In your request you must provide the following information: Name of Conference Participant, Organization, Position in the Organization, and Statement of Need (please limit your statement to 5 sentences).

Is the event wheelchair accessible?

Yes. The Pacific Renaissance Plaza has an elevator from the underground parking garage to the second floor where the event is located. If you need a disability-related accommodation or wheelchair access information, please contact Marie Chang at chang_marie@yahoo.com

Is there wi-fi available?

Yes. The Oakland Asian Cultural Center has wi-fi available throughout their facility at no additional charge.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For additional questions, you can send an email to Marie Chang at chang_marie@yahoo.com

 

 

Have questions about Bay Area Regional Prosperity Plan - Capstone Conference? Contact Regional Prosperity Plan Consortium

When & Where


Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 Ninth St, Ste 290
Oakland, CA 94607

Monday, April 13, 2015 at 12:30 PM - Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:00 AM (PDT)


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This event is supported by funding under an award to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and does not necessarily reflect the views of the federal government, ABAG or MTC.

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