Wednesday, June 17, 2009

HUD Secretary Donovan Joins Outstanding Lineup of "Solutions for Working Families" Keynote Speakers

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan will now be a keynote speaker at a Town Hall Plenary at Solutions for Working Families: 2009 Learning Conference on State and Local Housing Policy on June 30.

Donovan will join an outstanding lineup of Town Hall Plenary speakers, including: Nic Retsinas, director of Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies; William Klein, director of Research and Advisory Services at the American Planning Association; George McCarthy, director of the Urban Opportunity Unit at the Ford Foundation; and Shelley Poticha, president and CEO of Reconnecting America.

These speakers will explore the nexis of a variety of issues related to housing and community development to kick off the last day of the conference.

To learn more about Solutions for Working Families, or to register for the event, please visit: http://www.housingpolicy.org/learningconference.html

For additional information about the conference agenda, please contact Lynn Ross, director of state and local initiatives for NHC and the Center for Housing Policy, at lross@nhc.org or (202) 466-2121, Ext. 237.

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