Monday, April 27, 2015

Together North Jersey 'Leading the Way' Conference on May 5

Newark, New Jersey: Together North Jersey, also known as the North Jersey Sustainable Communities Consortium will present "Leading the Way: From Plan to Implementation" on Tuesday, May 5th from 8:30am to 4:30pm. 

The event will take place at the Paul Robeson Campus Center at Rutgers University's Newark campus. The organization, which is a project of the Edward J. Bloustein School at Rutgers University and the New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, will celebrate the accomplishments of the Local Demonstration Project, Local Government Capacity Grant and Non-Governmental Organization Micro-grant Programs during the event. 

According to Together North Jersey, the programs "together include nearly 40 local planning projects designed to make our region more competitive, livable, efficient and resilient in the years and decades to come".

Local leaders and developers are expected to attend this conference, which will feature "a variety of peer-learning, networking and 'match-making' opportunities to connect funders, developers, state agency program managers with local projects and others interested in supporting placemaking, economic growth and investment in the region".

Click here to register.

The Paul Robeson Campus Center is located in the University Heights section of the city at 350 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

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