The University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning presents Building Better Futures: Innovations in Equitable Development

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Cities have made a remarkable comeback, however large swaths of their populations are being left behind. Developers, lenders, advocates, and policy makers work to mitigate these disparities by creating innovative solutions and opportunity through equitable development. Now more than ever, new approaches are required to make cities places where individuals and families can thrive. At the center of making this work are initiatives that put equity at their core and strive to find the right mix of public, private, nonprofit, and grassroots policies, investments, and strategies that serve the needs of all residents and workers.

In Building Better Futures: Innovations in Equitable Development, U-M Taubman College will convene experts at the forefront of designing, financing, developing and promoting better buildings, better outcomes and better futures for all across race, income, age, ability, household type and geography. This conference will examine the ground-breaking policy mechanisms, design innovations, and financial incentives that connect communities, build wealth, and create frameworks to promote equity across demographics. Join us as we investigate, define, and present solutions for social and equitable development to build better futures.

"Building Better Futures" is organized in partnership with University of Michigan Poverty Solutions, an initiative that combines the assets of the university toward the prevention and alleviation of poverty, with additional support from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
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Map Art and Architecture Building - Commons

February 2019

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9:00am - 5:00pm

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