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Leveraging the Power of Anchor Institutions to Build Community Wealth: A Community Forum

May 8, 2013. 4:00-6:00 p.m. Wong Auditorium, Building E51. Live Webcast at Live Twitter discussion at #anchorpower.

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Welcome: Dayna L. Cunningham, Executive Director, MIT Community Innovators Lab

Introduction: Adèle Naudé Santos, Dean, MIT School of Architecture and Planning

Significance of Cleveland Initiative:

  • J. Phillip Thompson, Associate Professor, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning; co-author of case study
  • Ted Howard, Executive Director, The Democracy Collaborative, University of Maryland; co-author of case study

Remarks from Principals:

  • Honorable Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO, University Hospitals
  • Steven D. Standley, Chief Administrative Officer, University Hospitals
  • Q & A for panel of principals

Responses from Experts:

  • Philip Clay, Professor, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning; Chancellor, MIT (2001-2012)
  • Xavier de Souza Briggs, Associate Professor, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning; Associate Director of Office of Management and Budget (2008-2012)
  • Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, Harvard University; Harvard Business School, General Management and Strategy Units; Co-Director, the Business and Environment Initiative
  • Thomas Kochan, George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management, MIT; Professor of Engineering Systems; Co-Director of the Institute for Work and Employment Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management; Chair, MIT Faculty (2009)
  • Q & A to principals and experts from audience

University Hospitals’ Vision 2010 Case Study funded by the Cleveland Foundation.

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