In uncertain times, cities — with their economic power, diversity, and policy innovation — have the opportunity to lead the way forward when it comes to inclusive prosperity. From baking equity into their governance structures to building economic development strategies that close the racial wealth gap, cities continue to advance new models of equitable growth and development.
Join equity leaders from around the country in Washington, DC, to discuss how we can advance efforts to ensure cities are places of opportunity for all.
Topics and confirmed speakers and panelists include:
Shané Harris, Vice-President, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Mekaelia Davis, Program Officer, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Michael McAfee, President, PolicyLink
Fostering Racial Economic Inclusion in Cities
Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy, Charlottesville, VA
Councilwoman Helen Gym, Philadelphia, PA
Jamelle Bouie, Chief Political Correspondent, Slate Magazine
Manuel Pastor, Director, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE)
Moderated by Tracey Ross, Associate Director, PolicyLink
Equitable Development: Connecting All Communities to Opportunity
Majestic Lane, Director, Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment, Pittsburgh
Anne McCulloch, President and CEO, Housing Partnership Equity Trust
Trinh Nguyen, Director, Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development, Boston
Dawn Phillips, Director of Programs, Causa Justa::Just Cause; Executive Director, Right to the City Alliance
Nathaniel Smith, Chief Equity Officer, Partnership for Southern Equity, Atlanta
Moderated by Sarah Treuhaft, Senior Director, PolicyLink
Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The program will be followed by a reception. Follow the conversation on Twitter by searching #allincities.