Our Regions Plan for the Future

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Our Regions Plan for the Future

  1. 1. BUILDING A RESILIENT ECONOMY: OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE
  2. 2. BUILDING A RESILIENT ECONOMY: OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE  Welcome – Jocelyn Johnson and Michael Suggs  Piedmont Together – Mark E. Kirstner  Our Nations Success – A Superior Economic Growth Model that Encompasses All - Sarita Turner, Policy Link  The Economic Cost of Inequality – Judge Lawrence McSwain  The Piedmont Triad – Let’s take a Close Look – Paul M. Kron, PTRC  Panel Discussion with Q & A  Break  Small Group Workshop #1  Group Report Out  Lunch – Keynote: Allen Joines, W-S Mayor, W-S Alliance  Small Group Workshop #2  Small Group Report Out & Discussion  Wrap-Up & Next Steps  Adjourn
  3. 3. East Winston Restoration Association Serving East Winston residents with Community Development since 1979
  4. 4. OUR REGION’S PLAN FOR THE FUTURE Equity at the Regional Level
  5. 5. PROSPERITY RESILIENCE
  6. 6. WHY THESE 12 COUNTIES?
  7. 7. THROUGH THE LENS OF SOCIAL EQUITY Data • 400,000 people • 38% of income spent on transportation • 300,000 jobs lost Strengths and Challenges • Education • Scenic and Natural Resources • Mobility Choices • New Economy Reasons to Care • Lack of Transportation Choices • Changing Hosing Market • Changing Demographics Possible Piedmonts • Mother Mary • Storm’in Norn and Caroline • Tech Twins Growth Scenarios • Business of Usual • Transit Corridors • Town and City Core Regional Strategies • Actions • Best Practices • Tool Kit May 2011 April 2013 October 2012 October 2013 April 2014 March 2012
  8. 8. To learn more about Piedmont Together go to triadsustainability.org To add your voice to the conversation go to piedmontvoice.org Help Build the Piedmont Together

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