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Changing the Community Resilience Landscape

The Opportunity Zone program was created in 2018 to spur economic development in underserved communities and census tracts. The Global Resilience Institute (GRI) provides an assesment that supports advancing mitigation and resilience best practices and achieving long-term economic development goals, thus providing the basis for productive and inclusive investments in Opportunity Zone communities. During this lecture, Dr. Robin White and Warren Edwards will discuss how Opportunity Zones shift the paradigm of community resilience, starting with the fundamental tenets and expanding the lens to include the Global Resilience Institute's specific approach to this program.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

177 Huntington Ave, 3rd Floor 177 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Event Type

Lecture, Sustainability


D'Amore-McKim School of Business, CSSH



Sponsoring Organization

Global Resilience Institute

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