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2018 Issues Forum – NECAP

New England Community Action Partnership

2018 Issues Forum

Creating Opportunities & Achieving Excellence in Challenging Times

January 19-20 in Cambridge, MA

Forum agenda

Forum web page

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hear from elected officials, authors, and experts on poverty, current issues and trends and will assist us in planning our roles and developing future strategies.

Featured Speakers

  • David Bradley, Executive Director, National Community Action Foundation
  • Clem Bezold, President, Institute for Alternative Futures
  • David Smith, CEO, Affordable Housing Institute
  • Denise Harlow, Community Action Partnership
  • Harry Holzer and Ron Haskins, AEI/Brookings Working Group, Opportunity, Responsibility, & Security
  • Invited Elected Officials

Forum Sessions

See forum agenda for information on speakers

Friday, January 19

  • Legislative Update & Congressional Remarks
  • Federal Administrative Update
  • Human Services 2035 Scenarios: Reflections From the Future
  • A Consensus Plan for Reducing Poverty and Restoring the American Dream

Saturday, January 20

  • Dr. James Keith Motley, Education Executive, Community Leader, Diversity and Inclusion Champion (invited)
  • Affordable Housing as Integral to Sustainable Community
  • Community Action Partnership Update
  • General Discussion, Wrap-up, and Next Steps


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