1998 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: wgoldste@emerald.tufts.edu
Date: 07 May 1998 14:59:29
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: Brownfields Course for Non-Profits
Course Announcement:
Reclaiming Brownfields and Vacant Lots for Community Revitalization
as part of the Management and Community Development Institute (MCDI),
Lincoln Filene Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA. 
Date: June 4-5, 1998

The course provides tools and strategies for community-based
revitalization of vacant lots and brownfields. Modules address brownfields
financing, site assessment, public health,  sustainable development, and
creative ideas for transferring abandoned property into opportunities for
community revitalization. An interactive role play provides a simulated
brownfields case study to help put the pieces together. 

Course Modules will address:
What's on that Site: Tools and Strategies for Assessing and Cleaning Up
Vacant Lots and Brownfields
Understanding the Key Steps in the Development Process
Show me the Money: How to Finance Brownfields Redevelopment
How Clean is Clean: Assessing and Communicating the Public Health Risk
New Technologies for Assessment for Technologies and Clean Up
The Legal Framework: How New and Existing Policies Can Help Revitalization
Thinking Outside the Box: Transforming Abandoned Sites into Sustainable
Community Development

Speakers Include:
Warren Goldstein-Gelb, Director, Environment and Community Development
Program, Lincoln Filene Center, Tufts University, 

William Shutkin, Attorney and former Executive Director, Alternatives for
Community and Environment (ACE) 

David Gute, Director, Environmental Health Program, and Associate
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University

Anne Marie Desmarais Licensed Site Professional (L.S.P), Lecturer of Civil
and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University 

Barbara Kessner Landau, Brownfields Coordinator, Massachusetts Department
of Environmental Protection

Robert Burdick, Director of the Boston University Civil Litigation Program
and Instructor in Conflict Resolution, Tufts University

William Librizzi, Director of Technology Application and Community
Assistance for the Center for Environmental Engineering and Science, New
Jersey Institute of Technology

The course is offered on June 4-5, 1998 at the Management and Community
Development Institute (MCDI) and sponsored by the Lincoln Filene Center.
It is part of a week-long intensive training on a range of topics
including community economic development, affordable housing, leadership
and organizing skills from May 31-June 5, 1998. Courses are held at Tufts
University in Medford, MA.

For further information and registration materials, call MCDI at the
Lincoln Filene Center for Citizenship and Public Affairs at 617-627-2029
or email sschnapp@tufts.edu


Warren Goldstein-Gelb
Environment and Community Development Program
Lincoln Filene Center
Tufts University
Medford, MA  02155

ph: 617.627.5118
e-mail: wgoldste@tufts.edu
web: www.tufts.edu/tepc/community

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