December 12, 2006

Community Driven Development

September 14, 2006
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Preservation Park – Niles Hall

Sponsored by Citibank and Bay Area LISC

This workshop described tools for community activists to use to influence and drive key decisions about neighborhood real estate development without becoming developers themselves. Topics covered included:

Partnering with developers
Community benefits agreements
Community-input on development projects
Community site planning

The workshop was designed for commercial corridor managers, neighborhood leaders, Mainstreet program managers, community organizers, community development corporations and other community-based organizations working to revitalize neighborhoods to benefit the local community

Facilitator: Rick Jacobus
Julian Gross, California Partnership for Working Families
Howard Grenwitch, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy
Paul Peninger, Bay Area LISC
Peter Cohen and Fernando Marti, Asian Neighborhood Design

Overview of community driven development strategies - powerpoint - Rick Jacobus

Community Benefits Agreements Handbook by Julian Gross

Posted by Rick Jacobus at December 12, 2006 09:25 PM