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Learning from History: What the Community Development Past Can Tell Us About the Present

  • 2711 Middleburg Drive, Ste. 115 Columbia, SC 29204 (map)

Date and Time:  October 11th from 10am to 4pm

Speakers/Trainers:  Mike Schubert (Community Development Strategies)

Location: 2711 Middleburg Drive, Ste. 115 Columbia, South Carolina 29204 (Sisters of Charity)

Session Description: Across the United States, community economic development practitioners work hard to revitalize blighted and underserved neighborhoods and help their low-income residents. Yet few practitioners know about the origins of their field or why their work takes the form it does.  This class offers practitioners the opportunity to learn about the roots of community development, its accomplishments, and the challenges it faces in the days ahead.