OCCD 2019 Spring Meeting

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:00am-
Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:00pm

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DoubleTree Columbus Worthington
175 Hutchinson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 885-3334
OCCD Group Rate: $112.00
Group Rate Deadline:  April 2, 2019


OCCD 2019 Spring Meeting
Doubletree Columbus Worthington

April 24 - 25, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

8:00   Registration
9:05   Welcome and Introductions
9:15   Fair Housing: Past, Present, and Future
    Jim McCarthy, President/CEO
      Miami Valley Fair Housing Center (MVFHC)
    Darlene English, Director of Education and Outreaach
    Fair Housing Center for Rights and Research
    Ronnell Tomlinson, Director, Housing Enforcement
    Ohio Civil Rights Commission
    Kyle Strickland, Senior Legal Analyst
    Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, The Ohio State University
10:15   Racial Wealth Gap Learning Simulation
    Stephanie Patino-Garfias
    Hall Hunger Initiative
10:45   Networking Break
11:00   The Role of Neighborhood Teams in Building Safer Communities
    Robyn Hall, Assistant Program Officer
    Toledo and Michigan Statewide LISC AmeriCorps
12:00   Lunch and Networking
12:45   OCCD Committee Meetings
1:30   OCCD Business Meeting and Strategic Planning Update
1:45   State and Federal Legislative Update
    Anthony E. Core, Senior Attorney
    Squire Patton Boggs LLP
2:05   Networking Break
2:15   Habitat for Humanity, Opportunities for Collaboration
    Ryan Miller, Executive Director
    Habitat for Humanity of Ohio
    Ed Lee, President/CEO
    Habitat for Humanity Greater Cincinnati
    Kenneth Oehlers, Executive Director
    Habitat for Humanity of Southeast Ohio
3:15   Heritage Ohio: Introduction to Downtown Revitalization
    Joyce Barrett, Executive Director
    Heritage Ohio
5:00   Reception


Thursday, April 25, 2019

8:00   Registration
9:05   Best Practices Spotlight: Community Vacant Land Management Initiatives
    Dennis Kennedy, Code Enforcement Commissioner
    City of Toledo, Grass Partners
    Seth Brehm, Senior Redevelopment Planner
    City of Columbus Land Bank, Mow-to-Own
10:00   Networking Break
10:15   Ohio Land Banks 101 and Best Practices
    Robin Darden Thomas, Land Bank Program Director
    Western Reserve Land Conservancy
    Michael Grauwelman, Executive Director
    Montgomery County Land Bank
    Thomas Hale, Executive Director
    Clark County Land Bank
11:30   Entitlement and Small Cities Meetings

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