Sustainable Communities Initiative: A New Direction for Amer

APA California, Central Section


Thursday, March 17, 2011
5 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. PDT

Modesto, CA, United States

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Ms Poticha will describe what it means to be sustainable and why sustainability is important for Central Valley communities. Then she will explain why the Sustainable Communities Initiative was developed and what HUD, DOT, and EPA expect the program to achieve. Among the regions that received a Sustainable Communities Initiative grant is the San Joaquin Valley, represented by 14 co-grantee cities.

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Shelley Poticha

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Shelley Poticha is the Director for the Sustainable Housing and Communities at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Poticha has also been a Co-Chair at Transportation for America since its launch in 2008, president and CEO of the national nonprofit Reconnecting America since 2004, and former executive ... Read More