The Enterprise Foundation held its 18th Annual Network Conference, "Building America One Community at a Time," on October 12–15, 1999, in Washington, D.C.
The Enterprise Foundation is a national, nonprofit housing and community development organization whose Annual Network Conference provides an opportunity for community development practitioners to learn best practices for neighborhood transformation from each other and from national leaders.
- The conference attracted more than 1,600 people representing 734 organizations in 40 states and the United Kingdom.
- Participants were able to choose from 70 workshops and training sessions, including:
- "Building, Financing, and Operating Housing." Presentations highlighted current initiatives to promote and expand opportunities for affordable home ownership and rental housing.
- "Connections with Enterprise Leadership." In conversations with Enterprise Foundation leaders, registrants were provided the opportunity to discuss a range of community development issues.
- "Mobile Learning Lab." In tours of three Washington community development sites, participants spoke with project managers, staff and residents to gain ideas and insights into successful redevelopment efforts.
- "Linking Jobs and Child Care to Communities." Sessions focused on the design and funding of programs that combine employment training and placement with child care.
- "Promoting Comprehensive Community Development." These sessions moved beyond immediate housing issues to address a range of community concerns and strategies.
- "Strengthening Organizations. " Participants explored a host of challenges facing nonprofit organizations.
- "Understanding and Influencing Public Policy." These sessions explored techniques to change policy and funding decisions at all levels of government.
- "Using Technology for Community Development." Participants explored how to use technology to make positive neighborhood changes.
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