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"Changing Neighborhoods:
New Visions for Community Revitalization

Third Annual Conference on Housing and Urban Policy
Monday, February 4, 2002
Andersen Auditorium, Haas School of Business
UC Berkeley

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The Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy held its Third Annual Conference on Housing and Urban Policy on Monday, February 4th, 2002, from 7:45am to 2:30pm at the Andersen Auditorium in the Haas School of Business on the Berkeley campus.  The conference was rescheduled from its original fall-semester date due to the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

This annual conference attracts an audience of over 300 community development professionals, government officials, faculty and students.

The conference will featured speakers from the development, governmental, and nonprofit sectors discussing current housing and urban policy issues under the general theme, "Changing Neighborhoods:  New Visions for Community Revitalization."  The keynote speakers were be Mayor Jerry Brown of Oakland, and James Carr, Vice President of the Fannie Mae Foundation.  Panels examined "Rights, Values, and Neighborhood Improvement" and "Infill: Myth and Practice."

Conference panels and keynote speakers explored elements of neighborhood change, infill housing policy, gentrification, redevelopment, and the architecture and design of re-emerging urban neighborhoods.  Panels were conducted in facilitated roundtable fashion, affording ample opportunity for substantive exchange between panelists and audience members.

The annual conference honors the memory of Don Terner, a pioneer and innovator in providing housing, who led California's Department of Housing and Community Development and who was a major force in improving housing opportunities for all citizens.

For a conference summary, including a full agenda and details on participating speakers, click here.
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