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Rex  LaMore

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Ending Structural Abandonment and Blight in Our Communities

  • Rex LaMore, Center for Community and Economic Development, Michigan State University
  • Date:Wednesday, May 1
  • Time:9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Learning Level:Advanced
  • Target Audience:Multi-family Developers, Single Family Developers, Nonprofit Organizations, Local Government Officials or Staff

Come together to discuss current policies and practices that can lead to the creation of a circular structural economy in communities experiencing blight and abandonment. Participants will learn about what communities can do to end structural abandonment, encourage material salvage and create jobs in the salvage and reuse sectors of our most distressed communities. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss innovative policies and practices that create a sustainable built environment future.