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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.

2019 Community Development Institute

From Zombie Properties to Sustainable Housing: Building Community Resiliency (2019 details)

2018 Community Development Institute

Flood Risk & Community Resiliency (2018 details)

2017 Community Development Institute

Building Sustainable Communities: Global Forces, Local Focus (2017 details)

2015 Community Development Institute

Strong Families ↔ Strong Communities. Slides from the panel presentations are available. (2015 details)

2014 Community Development Institute

Water Resources Infrastructure:  A Critical Piece of Community Development. (2014 details)

2013 Community Development Institute

Informed Communities, Informed Decisions. (2013 details)