Develop Your OZ Action Plan to Build or Strengthen Your Local OZ Ecosystem 

presented by

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

This webinar is part of the Bolstering Growth in OZs Webinar Series, which the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council and HUD hosted for local economic development leaders and stakeholders in communities with designated OZs. This webinar series assisted participants in developing their own action plan to support short- and long-term community objectives for potential investments in OZs. National and local experts provided illustrative examples, tips, and resources focused on:

  • Understanding local needs and the current environment

  • Aligning place-based assets and resources

  • Establishing policy tools and investments

  • Partnering with aligned organizations

  • Measuring social impact


Alexander Stowe | Advisor to the Assistant Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of HUD
Dr. Eloisa Klementich | President & Chief Executive Officer, Invest Atlanta

Stacy Cumberbatch | Managing Director, Blended Impact 
Marc Alexander | Vice President of Investment Services, Invest Atlanta
Sherri Francois | Chief Impact Officer, SoLa Impact
Catherine Lyons | Director of  Policy, Economic Innovation Group
Daffney Moore | Chief Opportunity Zone Officer, St. Louis Development Corporation 
Ajit George | Founder, Second Chances Farm, LLC
Dr. Brien Walton | Chief Executive Officer, Arcadia Capital Management, LLC
Leonard Mills |Chief Executive Officer, Verte Opportunity Fund
Erich Yost | Senior Management Analyst, U.S. Department of HUD (moderator)

December 15, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST


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