When: Wednesday, October 7 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Rayburn House Office Building, B-339, Washington, DC.
What: Economic impacts, system investments, and maritime trade opportunities ongoing in the Great Lakes Seaway Navigation System.
For more information and to RSVP, contact Hope Ratner, Administrative Manager at the Northeast-Midwest Institute.
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What: Investing in Manufacturing Communities Reception
When: October 21, 2015
Where: Washington, DC
The Northeast-Midwest Institute will co-host a reception for the 24 communities designated by the Department of Commerce as “manufacturing communities” and their Members of Congress on October 21. The Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative is designed to accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing in communities nationwide by supporting the development of long-term economic development strategies. Selected communities receive coordinated support for their strategies from eleven federal agencies with more than $1 billion available in federal economic development assistance. The 24 designees will be in town for meetings and peer-learning on October 21 and 22 and the reception will provide them with a chance to network and meet with their Congressional Representatives.
For more information, contact Colleen Cain, Sr. Policy Analyst at the Northeast-Midwest Institute.
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Who: Mississippi River Network Annual Meeting
When: October 27-29, 2015
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana
The annual meeting provides an opportunity for Mississippi River Network member organizations to learn about and celebrate the many successes of the Network, and to explore the multiple ways that members, River Citizens, and others help build the public and political will needed for a healthier Mississippi River. Read More ❯