People & Places conference — Arlington, VA — May 31 – June 2, 2017

At the People & Places conference, you can join people from different regions, cultures, and national networks as they share what’s working to advance prosperity and strengthen places for the people who live and work there.

It takes place at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in the Crystal City section of Arlington, Virginia, directly across the Potomac River and only a few minutes away from downtown Washington, DC.

Conference Hosts:

  • National Urban League
  • National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders
  • National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development
  • Network for Developing Conscious Communities
  • National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations

Conference Themes:

  • Equitable Development
  • Community Economies
  • Vehicles for Investment
  • Capacity Building for Place-Based Organizations

People & Places 2017 is the only national peer-learning event for placemakers – leaders like you who improve lives and strengthen places. Take a look at the content outline to see how this event can help you achieve your 2017 goals. You’ll expand your network of placemakers who are just a phone call, email, text or tweet away.

Photo of Navy-Merchant Marine Memorial near Crystal City by Storm Cunningham.

See event website.

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