Workshop Materials: Building Local Leaders and Experts for Long-Term Community Change

Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

On April 23-24, 2013 in Greenville, South Carolina, NADO hosted a Southeast Region Peer Exchange for HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning and Community Challenge Grantees working in rural or small metropolitan regions to develop plans and partnerships to bolster their communities’ economic competitiveness by engaging place-based strategies.

Linda Giltz, Senior Planner at Land-of-Sky Regional Council (http://www NULL.landofsky NULL.org/) discussed the North Carolina Small Towns Economic Prosperity Program (http://www NULL.ncruralcenter NULL.org/index NULL.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=86:small-town NULL. NULL.) (NC STEP), a state effort to help small towns reinvigorate their economies through a combination of coaching, training, technical assistance, and grants. Small group discussions covered coaching and training local partners to maintain momentum and implement projects over the long-term.

Click here to download the Powerpoint presentation (PDF)
Click here to download session worksheet (PDF)

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