Wednesday, February 25, 2015
8:15 am - 11:00 am
227 Lawrence Street
This event is part of the Partnership for Strong Communities’ 2015 iForum series.
While Connecticut’s post-industrial cities are our regional anchors, they face stubborn social and economic challenges like many former manufacturing hubs throughout New England. To confront these challenges, Massachusetts pioneered the Gateway Cities initiative. The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston piloted the Working Cities Challenge. What kind of framework can bring about the collaborative, cross-sector leadership necessary for our cities to successfully diversify from the manufacturing-based economy that was their past, but is not their future?
The event will feature:
- Governor Dannel P. Malloy with the opening remarks.
- Benjamin Barnes – Secretary, Office of Policy and Management (OPM)
- Prabal Chakrabarti – Senior Vice President of Regional and Community, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
- Benjamin Forman – Director, MassINC Gateway Cities Innovation Institute
Date & Time: Wednesday, February 25
Breakfast 8:15-8:45, Forum 8:45am – 11:00am
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