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"Cities Promote Opportunity" Audio Conference: Building Opportunity

Listen to Spotlight and the National League of Cities' audio conference
In the fall of 2012, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity and the National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education & Families, co-sponsored a series of three national audio conferences this fall, entitled "Cities Promote Opportunity." The first audio call, which was held in September, explored examples of "city task forces" created to reduce poverty and build opportunity. The second audio call, held in October, concerned new strategies cities could implement. 

The third audio conference, "Building Opportunity," was held on November 15, 2012, featuring the city of Savannah, Georgia.

Guests included:

• Daniel Dodd-Ramirez, Executive Director, Step Up Savannah
• Robyn Wainner, Director, Asset Building and Financial Empowerment, Step Up Savannah
• Jill Fitzgerald, Human Resource Manager, Ikea, Savannah, GA