Renaissance is pleased to be participating as a speaker at this years APA North Carolina conference. This years conference is in Asheville and is focused on the theme Places Shape Plans - Plans Shape Places. Renaissance's Alan Steinbeck, AICP and Caroline Dwyer, AICP, along with John Morck of the City of Wilson, will be presenting a session on Wednesday September 13th titled “Transforming Distressed Public Housing Through the HUD Choice Neighborhoods Program.”

The session is scheduled for Wednesday September 14th at 9am and includes an in-depth case studies on two North Carolina neighborhoods. Renaissance will be presenting on the work we recently completed with the City of Winston-Salem to transform a distressed public housing neighborhood, Cleveland Avenue, with help from the HUD's Choice Neighborhoods Program. We helped the city complete a HUD sponsored Neighborhood Transformation Plan and also submitted a followup implementation grant on their behalf this past June. The community-based approach relied heavily on resident engagement and capacity building. 

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We are also sponsoring the diversity mixer this year, which will be held on Thursday evening. More info can be found here

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