This annual institute focuses on critical pieces of the community development process, and is designed for a diverse audience of local government and school officials, extension educators, practitioners, and other community leaders. Each year we highlight a different subtheme, bringing presenters and discussants together from all over the state to share the latest research, policy recommendations, and practical perspectives.
From Zombie Properties to Sustainable Housing: Building Community Resiliency (2019 details)
Building Sustainable Communities: Global Forces, Local Focus (2017 details)
Strong Families ↔ Strong Communities. Slides from the panel presentations are available. (2015 details)
Water Resources Infrastructure: A Critical Piece of Community Development. (2014 details)
Informed Communities, Informed Decisions. (2013 details)