Valley Supports NACEDA’s 10th Anniversary Summit

WAYNE, N.J. – Friday, September 28, 2018 - Valley participated in the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Association’s (NACEDA) 10th Anniversary Summit and Celebration held on September 12-14th in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Nine workshops covering Policy, Networks, Healthy and Creative places allowed community development professionals from across the nation to advance community engagement strategies such as through Creative Placemaking. Creative Placemaking is the intersection of arts, culture and design that leverages community development processes to strengthen communities.  The local Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations facilitated area tours for attendees including at The Enterprise Center, a Small Business Development Center in West Philadelphia and its nearby Dorrance H. Hamilton Center for Culinary Enterprises, a 13,000+ square-foot LEED-silver certified food business incubator.

NACEDA is an alliance of 40 state and regional community development associations in 25 states and the District of Columbia. Through its member, leaders for community development at the state and local level, NACEDA connects with almost 4,000 community development nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. NACEDA’s mission is to lead the community development field and its partners in shaping and influencing strategies that advance community prosperity

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