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Homegrown Tools for Economic Development Launch

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Wed., Jan. 16, 2019
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Kenan Center, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The event will be livestreamed.

Homegrown Tools is a web tool that tells the story of small towns that have successfully stimulated private investment and job creation. The tool is meant to connect public officials, practitioners and researchers to successful small town economic development strategies and inspire small towns to leverage their unique assets.

NCGrowth will host a launch event for the platform on Wednesday, January 16, from 2 – 3 p.m. featuring guest speakers Jeanne Milliken Bonds of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Hillary Sherman of the U.S. Economic Development Administration and Jonathan Morgan of the UNC School of Government.

Homegrown Tools was developed by NCGrowth in partnership with the UNC School of Government, the NC Rural Center, the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

 

Audience

Public officials, economic development practitioners and researchers

 

Registration

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2019

Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.

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