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The Belote Lecture: “The Future of Downtowns: Developing a New Vision for America’s Urban Core”

April 04, 2023 05:00 pm
- 07:30 pm
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Join McGeorge School of Law’s Capital Center for Law & Policy on Tuesday, April 4 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at The Citizen Hotel in downtown Sacramento for the annual Michael Belote Capital Center Lecture Series. We’ll dissect the issues facing major cities – including Sacramento, San Francisco, and San Diego. What are the underlying problems, and where do we go from here? This multifaceted look at the issue plaguing downtowns across the nation will offer potential solutions to develop a new vision for today’s urban core.

This year’s moderated conversation will feature experts on urban legislation and policy, city planning and permitting, and urban housing development. Panelists include:

  • Liz Lorand Williams (Moderator) | Policy Manager, Downtown Sacramento Partnership
  • Noah Arroyo | SFNext Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Cornelious Burke | Vice President of Legislative Affairs, California Building Industry Association
  • Brian Schoenfisch | Deputy Director of the Urban Division, City of San Diego
  • Gregory Shill | Professor, University of Iowa College of Law; Densely Speaking podcast host

A hosted reception will follow the conversation and the event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP: https://mcgeorge.wufoo.com/forms/s1cvxze301hxxtu/.

For more information about this event or to learn more about McGeorge’s Capital Center and Capital Lawyering Concentration, please contact Erin O'Neal, Director of the Capital Center for Law & Policy, at eoneal@pacific.edu.

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