WEBINARS: Building Sustainable Communities

To create sustainable communities, equity and health organizations must drive planning and investments in housing, health, environment, transportation, and other infrastructure needs.

The $100 million HUD-DOT-EPA Sustainable Communities Regional Planning grants and the $75 million HUD-DOT Challenge grants are an important new opportunity to make this happen. Click here to see the Notice of Funding Availability released today.

We have two great opportunities for your organization to find out more and engage in this vital effort:

Sustainable Communities Grant Program: Making Equity in Housing, Transportation, and Jobs the Heart of Your Region’s Application

Wednesday, June 30, 3:00 – 5:00pm EDT

Speakers will include Maria Zimmerman, Deputy Director, HUD Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities; Kalima Rose, Director, PolicyLink Center for Infrastructure Equity; and Vu Bang Nguyen, Land Use Coordinator, Urban Habitat.

Sponsored by PolicyLink, LISC, National Housing Conference, Reconnecting America, and Smart Growth America.

Sustainable Communities Grant Program: Opportunities for Public Health Leadership and Healthy Community Design

Wednesday, July 7, 1:00 – 2:30pm EDT

Speakers will include Rajiv Bhatia, Director of Occupational and Environmental Health, San Francisco Department of Public Health; Karen Nikolai, Hennepin County (Minn.) Community Design Liaison; and Dwayne Marsh, Senior Advisor, HUD Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities.

Sponsored by PolicyLink, the Convergence Partnership, and the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO).

During both webinars, PolicyLink will provide two new resources to help applicants address equity in their applications—a NOFA summary, and an ‘equity guide.’ Applicants will have 60 days to prepare their proposals.

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