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CDAC's Strengthening New England's Rural Economies 2013 Regional Convening

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s New England Community Development Advisory Council (CDAC), in partnership with Newport City Renaissance, will be hosting New England’s Rural Economies 2013 Regional Convening. The conference will take place on Monday, September 9th from 8:30am to 1pm at the Gateway Center in Newport.  Registration for the event is now closed, however you can still request a spot should an opening become available. Those on the waiting list will be contacted on a first come, first serve basis.  Here are some more details of this year’s Convening:

The 2013 Regional Convening brings together the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Senior Leadership,  Community Development Advisory Council members from across New England, Newport City Renaissance Staff and members of Vermont’s community development sector (community action, finance, affordable housing, state& local government,  etc.) to  Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom to discuss strengthening’s New England’s rural economies. The 2013 Regional Convening agenda will include a State/Regional Economic update by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Executive Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor in addition to a discussion of the implications of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program for New England’s rural LMI communities and their respective community economic development efforts. Speakers will include: Merten Bangemann-JohnsonRural Edge David DanglerNeighborWorks  America Rural Initiative Jon Freeman, Northern Community Investment Corporation Brent RaymondInternational Trade & Vermont’s EB-5 Regional Center Patricia SearsNewport City Renaissance William (Bill) StengerJay Peak Resorts John WardCity of Newport

For additional information please contact Jennifer Haynes or Patricia Sears.  To request a spot on the wait list, sign up here.

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