Webinar Summary: This program brings together a diverse set of leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss Community Benefit Agreements (CBA) and other community engagement strategies. A panel with developer, community organization and elected official perspectives share examples of negotiating CBAs, the challenges along the way, and the outcomes that were reached. Additionally, two case studies share examples of alternative or additional forms of community engagement, from Philadelphia and Atlanta. The presentations share ideas and best practices for both developers and community group leaders navigating the CBA and community engagement process.
What makes one park high quality and another a disappointment? Across the country, cities as well as parks and recreation departments are seeking to articulate what “high quality” means. This report presents a framework for park quality that can help...
Flooding is the most expensive and common natural disaster in the United States, and managing flood risk is critical to protecting homes, local and regional economies, and community well-being. On Safer Ground: Floodplain Buyouts and Community Resili...