Clemson hosting community development conference
Mar 7, 2011 4:11:00 AM - thestate.com
More than 200 community development agents are meeting in South Carolina for a conference hosted by Clemson University.
Clemson is hosting the 2011 National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals meeting in Charleston. The three-day meeting begins Monday.
Organizers see the meeting as an opportunity for agents to share ideas and showcase success stories. The agenda includes presentations on green jobs, community development strategies, forecasting and trends.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Catherine Woteki is scheduled to discuss the future of community development. A senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is talking about ways the Great Recession affected community development initiatives.
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