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Join the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council and HUD for the third session of "Bolstering Growth in Opportunity Zones: Leveraging Public and Private Resources" focused on establishing policy tools and incentives, partnering with aligned organizations and measuring the impact, tomorrow, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM EST. 

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Marc Alexander, Vice President, Investment Services, Invest Atlanta
  • Stacy Cumberbatch, Managing Director, Blended Impact Labs
  • Sherri Francois, Chief Impact Officer, SoLa Impact
  • Ajit Mathew George, Founder, Second Chances Farm, LLC
  • Dr. Eloisa Klementich, CEcD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Invest Atlanta
  • Catherine Lyons, Director of Policy, Economic Innovation Group
  • Dr. Leonard Mills, Chief Executive Officer, Verte Opportunity Fund
  • Daffney Moore, Chief Opportunity Zone Officer, St. Louis Development Corporation
  • Dr. Brien Walton, Chief Executive Officer, Acadia Capital Management, LLC

Training Objectives

  • How to use HUD’s OZs Toolkits Volume 1 and Volume 2 as guidance to help support the development of an action plan for their OZs to attract private and public capital
  • How OZ private incentives are bolstering economic development in communities
  • How OZ public incentives and funding have been leveraged and can be leveraged for local economic development
  • How to build local community engagement strategies to ensure equitable outcomes that meet the needs of both the community and its residents

Who Should Attend?

This webinar series is intended for local leaders in communities with federally designated OZs, including public officials, community development professionals, nonprofit organizations, civic leaders, and other local economic development stakeholders. Other individuals interested in OZs, including current and potential investors, are encouraged to attend.

Now Available: Related Materials and Resources

Webinar Date and Time Registration
Understand the Current Environment and Align Place-Based Assets December 3, 2020
1:00 - 3:00 PM EST
View Materials and Resources
Establish Policy Tools and Incentives, Develop Partnerships and Measure Impacts December 8, 2020
1:00 - 3:00 PM EST
View Materials and Resources
Develop Your OZ Action Plan to Build or Strengthen Your Local OZ Ecosystem December 15, 2020
1:00 - 3:00 PM EST
Register Now

You must have a HUD Exchange account to register. Follow these instructions for registering.

Training Point of Contact

Bolstering Growth in OZs Webinar Series Registrar |

Additional Information and Resources

Visit the Opportunity Zones page on for guidance and additional resources.

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