Visit the Oregon Zoo for the Conference Wide Event!
Are you ready to join
your peers from the national affordable housing and community development field
for this special event? Featuring educational sessions, fun networking events
and world-class speakers, you don't want to miss the NACCED 42nd Annual
Educational Conference and Training.
The draft program is now
available! Check it out here today!
This year's meeting will take place at the
Courtyard Portland City Center, located in beautiful downtown Portland with
easy access to entertainment, restaurants, night life and cultural landmarks.
Room rate is $209/night.
NACCED is very excited to
have Prof. Derek Hyra, the founder of the Metropolitan Policy Center at American
University, will be the Keynote Speaker at this year’s NACCED Annual Conference
and Training in Portland, Oregon! Derek is the author of the recently-published
book, Race, Politics and Class in the Cappuccino
Cityand will speak to conference attendees about gentrification and
displacement issues. His research focuses on processes of neighborhood change,
with an emphasis on housing, urban politics, and race.
We're excited to announce the Conference Wide Event will be held at The Oregon Zoo!
Always a highlight of the
NACCED conference, this year's closing event will be held at The Oregon Zoo, in hilly Southwest Portland. Join your fellow attendees for
an evening of socializing in this indoor, outdoor space.
The Oregon Zoo is accessible by light rail trains (MAX).
Attendees will be able to get up-close and personal with three animal ambassadors during the event! Stay tuned for which animals you will encounter!
Apply for the Awards of Excellence
Apply for the John C. Murphy Scholarship
Each year NACCED recognizes
the achievements of its members through the Awards of Excellence program.
Awards are given in the categories of community development, economic
development, homeless coordination/assistance, affordable housing, HOME
Investment Partnerships Program, planning/policy/program management and
innovation. Learn more and apply here. Applicants must create an account (easy and free!). The deadline for
submissions is Friday, August 11, 2017.
The John C. Murphy
Scholarship is now accepting applications. Open to graduate and undergraduate
students studying affordable housing and community/economic development, the
award is in the amount of $1,500. For more information and to apply,click here! Applicants must create a
free account to apply. The deadline for submissions is Friday, August 11, 2017.
Call for Silent Auction Items
Each year, NACCED hosts
a silent auction and reception to benefit the John C. Murphy Scholarship Fund.
We are now accepting items for the silent auction, which in the past has
included items like jewelry, art work, golf gear, wine, beer and gourmet food packages,
If you are interested in donating an item for the auction, please
complete this form. Alternatively, you can also
donate a monetary gift to the John C. Murphy Scholarship fund, and NACCED will
purchase an auction item on your behalf. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org more details on how
Please mail your auction items to our conference
hosts in Multnomah County:
NACCED Silent Auction, c/o Janet Hawkins
Multnomah County YFS Division
421 SW Oak Street, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97204
Thank you to our Conference Sponsors!
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