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Join the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council and HUD for the second 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 8, 2020 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM EST. 

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Christopher Coes, Vice President, Land Use and Development, Smart Growth America and Director, LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors
  • Stephanie Copeland, Partner, Four Points Funding
  • Kevin Corinth, Chief Economist, Council of Economic Advisors
  • Calvin Gladney, President and CEO, Smart Growth America
  • Danielle Morrisey, Director, Events & Special Projects, One Acadiana, Chamber and Regional Economic Development
  • Rachel Reilly, Consultant
  • Julie Rigrish, Regional Director and Engagement Specialist, Purdue Center for Regional Engagement and Purdue Engagement
  • Ben Seigel, Baltimore Opportunity Zones Coordinator, Baltimore Development Corporation
  • Brett Theodos, Senior Fellow and Director, Community Economic Development Hub at the Urban Institute
  • Jonathan Tower, Managing Partner, Arctaris Impact Investors

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.

Schedule and Registration

Webinar Date and Time Registration
Establish Policy Tools and Incentives, Develop Partnerships and Measure Impacts December 8, 2020
1:00 - 3:00 PM EST
Register Now
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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