B2: Placemaking – Livable Communities: Where Business, Belief, and Benefit Thrive

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Arena Stage, Mac

Business models can help build livable communities and improve the quality of life within a placemaking paradigm. This panel will look at trends in this area, paying particular attention to serving diverse ethnic and religious groups.

Objectives:

  1. Map trends in building livable communities and improving quality of life.
  2. Address the challenges and potentials of serving different ethnic or faith-based groups.

Presenters:

  • Terri Bieber, Founder of ARTreach, Catholic Charities - Mamie George Community Center
  • Beth Soltzberg, MSW, MBA, Manager, Alzheimer’s/Related Disorders Family Support Program, Coordinator, Parkinson’s Family Support Program, Jewish Family & Children's Service
  • Kathryn Baerwald, Chief Philanthropy Officer, National Lutheran Communities Services

Moderator:

  • Christopher Donald, Housing Acquisitions Manager, Housing Opportunities Commission