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May 1: EDA’s ‘Sizing up our Region’s Green Economy’ summit


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Sizing up our Region’s Green Economy May 1, 2017 Registration and Coffee – 9 a.m. Program – 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Chicago State University Library 9501 S King Dr, Chicago ​Come learn about the new EDA Center @UIC, a five-year commitment to promoting green industrial development in the Chicago Region with a focus on the Calumet Corridor. This FREE event will include thought-provoking research and exciting speakers. Click here for more information.

The purpose of the US Economic Development Administration  Center @ UIC is to promote green industrial development in the Chicago Region with an initial focus on the Calumet Corridor in Southeastern Cook. By leveraging higher education assets and conducting applied research and technical assistance, the Center will facilitate the creation and dissemination of innovative green economic development strategies and practices that promise to yield sustainable growth and job creation in the region.

The Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement is an applied research and technical assistance unit in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).  UIC is the largest university in the Chicago area, and CUPPA is a nationally recognized innovator in education, research, and engagement in support of the nation’s cities and metropolitan areas.

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