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    Community Economic Development Symposium

    Addressing the Income Gap Through Job Creation

    This full day program will focus on reducing the income gap through job creation as well as the areas that support work such as education, transportation, and housing.

    Keynote Speakers


    J.R. Burke - CED

    J.R. Burke

    Manager of State and Provincial Government Relations, Polaris Industries

    The morning keynote address will discuss Polaris Corporation's efforts to create new jobs in America.

    Hedrick Smith CED

    Hedrick Smith

    Author, Speaker, Reporter, Producer

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter will complement small group sessions from dynamic leaders in the field of community economic development to create a multi-sector approach to the key issues in reducing inequality.

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    Friday, May 1, 2015

    8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Hamline University
    Anderson Center
    774 Snelling Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55014

    $100 - Regular Registration
    $30 - Student Registration
     

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    Agenda

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