On October 29 and 30, 2015 the second Neighborhood Partnerships RE:Conference, will open doors to opportunity for all Oregonians. Our plan of action? Renew, rethink, rebuild, reimagine and reconnect.

Schedule

Thursday

8:00 am
Registration Opens

9:00 am to 9:30 am
Breakfast plenary/Welcome

9:45 am to 10:45 am
Breakout Session

  • Gateways to Asset Building: Moving from Crisis to Opportunity
  • Creating Equity in Oregon Communities
  • Consumer Protection Listening Session: What Are Today's Pitfalls for Your Clients?

10:45 am to 11:00 am
Morning break

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Breakout Sessions

  • Intro to IDAs: What They Are, and Who Can You Partner With?
  • Designing Culturally Competent Programs
  • Credit Building Innovations

12:15 pm to 1:45 pm
Buffet Lunch & Keynote

2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Breakout Session

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Innovations in Supporting Success: Lending Circles and Other Ideas
  • Children's Savings Accounts

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
IDA Marketplace and Awards Reception

 

Friday

8:00 am
Registration Opens

9:00 am to 9:30 am
Breakfast plenary/Welcome

9:45 am to 10:45 am
Breakout Sessions

  • Housing Opportunities in Oregon: Gaps and Growing Disparity
  • Housing First: Models in Oregon – and What It Will Take to Create More
  • Strategic Communications/Advocacy 101

10:45 am to 11:00 am
Morning break

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Breakout Sessions

  • What's Working? Strategies to Create Inclusive Communities, Reverse Gentrification and End Displacement
  • Innovations in Housing Development
  • What Comes First?  Prioritizing to Meet Housing Needs

12:15 pm to 1:45 pm
Buffet lunch & Keynote Address from Margaret Van Vliet, Director, Oregon Housing and Community Services. And a panel on creating inclusive communities.

2:00 pm  to 3:15 pm
Breakout Sessions

  • Access to Housing Opportunity
  • Legislative Outlook: 2016 and 2017
  • The Costs of Housing

 

Sessions

Detailed session information coming soon.

Speakers

Speaker bios coming soon.

Salem Convention Center

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Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel is conveniently located next to the Salem Convention Center for attendees staying overnight. There is a block of rooms reserved at the Grand Hotel. Please mention you are with the Neighborhood Partnerships conference on Oct. 29 & 30.

Lead Sponsor:

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Neighborhood Partnerships is a statewide nonprofit organization with a 25-year history of achieving impacts throughout Oregon’s communities. We are recognized for our leadership in policy and program design, advocacy, and program management. We work with organizations, foundations, jurisdictions, trade associations, and individuals who are committed to improving life for all Oregonians. We are the manager of the Oregon Individual Development Account (IDA) Initiative, the convener of Oregon’s Asset Coalition, and the convener of the Housing Alliance.