UT Opportunity Forum Presents — Bridging Austin's Economic Divide: Creating Pathways to Economic Opportunity in Austin's Growing Economy
Friday, September 12, 2014 from 12:10 PM to 1:40 PM (CDT)
Bridging Austin's Economic Divide: Creating Pathways to Economic Opportunity in Austin's Growing Economy
Friday, September 12, 2014
The University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Room SRH 3.122
Join us for an engaging discussion on Austin's growing economic divide and how bridging this divide is essential to our region's economic success. Panelists will discuss opportunities for ensuring that all workers can participate and prosper in our growing economy, as well as local economic inclusion projects underway in Austin and innovations from other communities. This is the first event in a four-part Opportunity Forum series on Economic Opportunity in Austin.
Registration: Attendance is free but seating is limited and an RSVP is required.
Dr. Michael Oden, Professor, Community and Regional Planning Program, UT School of Architecture
Brian Kelsey, Principal, Civic Analytics
Tamara Atkinson, Deputy Executive Director, Capital Area Workforce Board
Steve Jackobs, Executive Director, Capital IDEA
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About the UT Opportunity Forum
The UT Opportunity Forum is an interdisciplinary collaboration of University of Texas faculty working to foster the expansion of equitable opportunities for low-income Texans. Through applied research, educational forums, and experiential learning opportunities, the Forum engages the University and community leaders in developing inclusive strategies to improve low-income Texans' access to economic opportunities and to foster stronger and more equitable communities.